UTAH SYMPHONY I UTAH OPERA

aka Utah Symphony & Opera   |   SALT LAKE CITY, UT   |  https://usuo.org

Mission

Connect the Community through Great Live Music. Perform - Engage - Inspire

Ruling year info

1975

President & CEO

Mr. Steven R. Brosvik

Main address

123 WEST SOUTH TEMPLE

SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84101 USA

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EIN

51-0145980

NTEE code info

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

Opera (A6A)

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Our programs

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Utah Symphony

Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony performs more than 175 concerts each season and offers all Utahns easy access to world class live musical performances in the state’s top venues. Music Director Thierry Fischer has led the orchestra since 2009 in its home venue of Salt Lake City's Maurice Abravanel Hall. The orchestra has released over 100 recordings, and has embarked on seven international tours; on several national tours, including Carnegie Hall; and on two summer outdoor concert tours in the national parks and monuments of Utah.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Children
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Older adults
Young adults

Since 1978, Utah Opera has provided Utah’s citizens with distinguished productions at the historic Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre that showcase emerging and established artists, celebrate traditional works, and champion the American operatic tradition. Utah Opera presents four full productions each season, with five performances of each opera. The company also owns and operates its full-time production studios for the construction, storage, and rental of sets and costumes, and manages a Resident Artist Program for the training of rising young vocal performers and pianists/accompanists.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Young adults
Adolescents
Children
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The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony’s summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah. The 2021 festival marks the 17th season of providing chamber music, classical, and pops offerings in several venues: the Deer Valley Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, St. Mary’s Church, and salon events in downtown Park City and in private homes. The goal of the Deer Valley® Music Festival is to be renowned for consistently delivering high quality and musically diverse experiences in casual settings amid Utah’s glorious Wasatch Mountains.

Population(s) Served
Older adults
Young adults
Adolescents
Children
Preteens

Utah Symphony & Utah Opera provides extensive education programs that serve all Utah public and charter school students and teachers with events and activities designed in accordance with the state's learning standards in music and theatre. The organization also presents an annual cultural festival whose events are open to the public.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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UTAH SYMPHONY I UTAH OPERA

Board of directors
as of 4/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Thomas Love

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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No