Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Quick Facts

aka Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago, IL

Mission

The central mission of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is to present classical music through the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Chicago, national, and international audiences.
The mission is supported by four, mutually-reinforcing elements:
Artistic excellence: continued international preeminence in the field of orchestral excellence
Audience development: leading audience development activities
Education: superior education and community programs
Financial stability: fiscal responsibility for long-term stability

Ruling Year

1927

Principal Officer

Ms. Richard J. Franke

Main Address

220 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60604

Keywords

Chicago, Symphony, Orchestra, Music, International

EIN

36-2167823

 Number

0655678764

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

Music (A68)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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Our programs

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Main Series

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Financials

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable