Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Utah Symphony & Opera

Engaging, educating, and enriching lives

four stars

95.31

123 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101
tel: (801) 533-5626   Web Site
EIN: 51-0145980

Board Leadership
Kem C. Gardner
Chair

CEO
Paul Meecham
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.31 four stars
  Financial 94.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Utah Symphony & Opera is to give great performances which engage, educate, and enrich lives.

The mission of the Utah Symphony & Opera is to give great performances which engage, educate, and enrich lives.

Financial

four stars

94.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Symphony & Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Utah Symphony & Opera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,148,016
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $196,968
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,438,181
Total Contributions $14,783,165
   Program Service Revenue $5,925,723
Total Primary Revenue $20,708,888
   Other Revenue $1,851,033
TOTAL REVENUE $22,559,921
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,059,972
   Administrative Expenses $1,947,889
   Fundraising Expenses $1,175,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,182,864
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $377,057
   
Net Assets $42,080,985

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,153 0.48% Paul Meecham President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$161,260 0.72% Ralph Matson Concertmaster
$127,649 0.57% David Green Senior VP & COO
$29 0.00% Pat Richard Interim President & CEO

Mission

The mission of the Utah Symphony & Opera is to give great performances which engage, educate, and enrich lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Utah Symphony & Opera (UT) 95.31 four stars
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (MO) 85.26 three stars
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (MI) 92.45 four stars
Omaha Symphony (NE) 94.11 four stars
Oregon Symphony (OR) 85.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Utah Symphony & Opera
123 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
tel: (801) 533-5626
fax: (801) 869-9026
EIN: 51-0145980

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Board Leadership

Kem C. Gardner
Chair

CEO

Paul Meecham
President, CEO