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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

Dedicated to excellence in the performance of symphonic music

84.04

4500 Fuller Drive Suite 205
Irving, TX 75038
tel: (972) 252-4800   Web Site
EIN: 75-2389400

Board Leadership
Bruce Baxter
President

CEO
Mark Hughes
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.04
  Financial 80.30
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional ensemble dedicated to excellence in the performance of symphonic music and to the cultural enrichment of the dynamically growing Las Colinas corporate and residential communities, as well as to patrons throughout Irving and adjacent cities. Founded August 1, 1991, the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra is the largest arts group in Irving. The orchestra is comprised of 93 professional musicians. Over 19 different nations are represented in the musician roster and this talent is complemented with internationally renowned featured soloists.

The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional ensemble dedicated to excellence in the performance of symphonic music and to the cultural enrichment of the dynamically growing Las Colinas corporate and residential communities, as well as to patrons throughout Irving and adjacent cities. Founded August 1, 1991, the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra is the largest arts group in Irving. The orchestra is comprised of 93 professional musicians. Over 19 different nations are represented in the musician roster and this talent is complemented with internationally renowned featured soloists.

Financial

80.30

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra (TX) 84.04
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN) 88.14
New Century Chamber Orchestra (CA) 88.14
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra (IN) 90.86
Sarasota Orchestra (FL) 90.26

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,186,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $126,014
Total Contributions $2,312,582
   Program Service Revenue $532,695
Total Primary Revenue $2,845,277
   Other Revenue $77
TOTAL REVENUE $2,845,354
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,110,203
   Administrative Expenses $217,445
   Fundraising Expenses $16,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,344,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,501,326
   
Net Assets $169,102

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
Classical Concerts $1,089,344 98.1%
Youth Concerts and Education $20,859 1.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 05/01/2021 84.04
2018-07 04/01/2020 76.02

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

EIN 75-2389400
Name in IRS Master File LAS COLINAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA INC
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 June, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,661 4.58% Deborah Hawkins Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$18,425 1.37% Darren Rich Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra (TX) 84.04
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (NY) 90.95
The Florida Orchestra (FL) 88.22
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association (CA) 90.62
San Francisco Symphony (CA) 86.14

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Charity Contact Info

Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra
4500 Fuller Drive
Suite 205
Irving, TX 75038
tel: (972) 252-4800
fax: (972) 252-4877
EIN: 75-2389400

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 141446
Irving, TX 75014

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Board Leadership

Bruce Baxter
President

CEO

Mark Hughes
Executive Director

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