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Harrisburg Symphony Association

aka Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra   |   Harrisburg, PA   |  www.harrisburgsymphony.org

Mission

The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will present inspiring symphonic performances and educational programs for audiences of all ages, thereby fostering an appreciation for and knowledge of music to enrich the cultural life of Central Pennsylvania.

Ruling year info

1960

Executive Director

Mr. Matthew Herren

Main address

800 Corporate Circle Suite 101

Harrisburg, PA 17110 USA

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EIN

23-1355180

NTEE code info

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Masterworks Concert Series

Classical music concert series featuring 7 pairs of concerts. The season runs from early October through May.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

This series includes 5 pairs of concert weekends which feature the best in popular orchestral music.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Free music education programs delivered to K-12 students via concerts, in-school assemblies, workshops, pre- and post-concert lectures. The Harrisburg Symphony also oversees the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings ensemble.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

League of American Orchestras 1983

Financials

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Harrisburg Symphony Association

Board of directors
as of 11/30/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mrs. Patricia Ferris

retired

Term: 2021 - 2024


Board co-chair

Mr. Cory Winter

Attorney

Term: 2021 - 2024

Marion C. Alexander

Emeritus Director

Randolf Aires

Emeritus Director

Priscilla Bashore

Community Volunteer

Charles Beckley

Beckley & Madden, LLC

Tracy Burke

Conrad Siegel

Christopher Carvell

Faulkner Maserati and Faulkner Alpha Romeo

Patricia Ferris

Community Volunteer

Ann Gormley

UPMC Pinnacle

Virginia Hall, MD

Community Volunteer

Alexandra Makosky

Community Volunteer

Joyce M Davis

Patriot News

Josef Brye

M&T Bank

John Lufburrow

Highmark

Dan Hayward

Community Volunteer

Peter Powers

Messiah University

Kenneth Shutts

Community Volunteer

Mark Silver

Attorney

David Skerpon

Capital Blue Cross

Debra Yates

Transitions Skincare

James M Mead

Emeriti Director

Kim Phipps, Ph.D

Emeriti Director

Linda Pheasant

Community Volunteer

Paul Grego, CFP

Banking

Steven MacDonald

Immediate Past President

Christyan Seay

Community Volunteer

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/30/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

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