Arts, Culture, and Humanities

GREAT LAKES CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OPERATING CORPORATION

  • Southfield, MI
  • www.greatlakeschambermusic.org

Mission Statement

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival pursues a mission to "be an ongoing program of international stature which brings together people of diversity to celebrate and foster the special intimate musical conversation that is central to great chamber music."

On average, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival serves 3,000 people in our subscription and non-subscription events. Our primary activities occur in Oakland County venues in southeast Michigan, with our three sponsoring religious institutions located in Bloomfield Hills. Roughly 83% of our audience lives primarily in Oakland County, 12% are from Wayne, and 3% are in Washtenaw County. Annually, the Festival hosts concerts in Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Main Programs

  1. Festival Concert Series
  2. Catherine Filene Shouse Chamber Music Institute
  3. Composer in Residence Program
Service Areas

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National

Southeast Michigan--Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw Counties.

ruling year

2004

President

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Mr. Maury Okun

Keywords

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Michigan

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Also Known As

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

EIN

20-1106153

 Number

5545168906

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Music (A68)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Festival Concert Series

Summer concert series throughout lower Michigan.

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 2

Catherine Filene Shouse Chamber Music Institute

The Catherine Filene Shouse Chamber Music Institute was formed in 1997 and serve young musicians in professional development capacities. Every year, the Shouse Institute chooses three to four young ensembles that are emerging to professional status. Each group performs in the Festival and is coached by our senior artists. The Festival underwrites housing, transportation, and per diem for each group so they can focus on their art and access the resources they need to succeed. This program has helped make the Festival unique among our counterparts.

Category

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Female Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 3

Composer in Residence Program

The Festival hosts a different composer in residence and young Stone Composer fellow every year. The visiting composers have their works performed by Festival artists, and oftentimes premiere a brand new work.

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Southeast Michigan--Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw Counties.

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GREAT LAKES CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Fiscal year: Aug 01-Jul 31
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GREAT LAKES CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OPERATING CORPORATION

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President

Mr. Maury Okun

BIO

Co-founder of the organization, 23 years in the position. He is also the President of Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings and ArtOps, and shares staff with a host of other arts non-profits in southeast Michigan.


Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Michael Morin

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