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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale

Enriching lives through music

four stars

90.49

3100 LaForce Boulevard Midland, TX 79711
tel: (432) 563-0921   Web Site
EIN: 75-1301544

Board Leadership
Patrick Canty
President

CEO
Ethan Wills
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.49 four stars
  Financial 92.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (MOSC) is enriching lives through music in Midland, Odessa and the surrounding areas. Unique, compared to similar orchestras throughout the United States, the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale includes a symphony orchestra, a chorale and a youth choir along with three resident instrumental ensembles.

The Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (MOSC) is enriching lives through music in Midland, Odessa and the surrounding areas. Unique, compared to similar orchestras throughout the United States, the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale includes a symphony orchestra, a chorale and a youth choir along with three resident instrumental ensembles.

Financial

four stars

92.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.49 four stars
Flint Institute of Music (MI) 88.49 three stars
Boston Symphony Orchestra (MA) 89.45 three stars
The Florida Orchestra (FL) 91.27 four stars
Wichita Symphony Society (KS) 98.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $681,600
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $22,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $704,100
   Program Service Revenue $330,919
Total Primary Revenue $1,035,019
   Other Revenue $91,070
TOTAL REVENUE $1,126,089
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $986,118
   Administrative Expenses $215,529
   Fundraising Expenses $66,617
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,268,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,175
   
Net Assets $3,839,383

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Concert Production $986,118 100.0%

Ratings History
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 90.49 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.14 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.29 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.38 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 75-1301544
Name in IRS Master File MIDLAND ODESSA SYMPHONY AND CHORALE INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,500 6.18% Susan J. Kolokoff Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (TX) 90.49 four stars
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (OH) 85.97 three stars
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (OH) 91.89 four stars
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (CA) 94.65 four stars
Dallas Symphony Association (TX) 88.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale
3100 LaForce Boulevard
Midland, TX 79711
tel: (432) 563-0921
fax: (432) 617-0087
EIN: 75-1301544

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 60658
Midland, TX 79711

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Board Leadership

Patrick Canty
President

CEO

Ethan Wills
Executive Director

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