Knoxville Symphony Society Inc

aka Knoxville Symphony Orchestra   |   KNOXVILLE, TN   |  www.knoxvillesymphony.com

Mission

The mission of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra is to develop and sustain a symphony orchestra of the highest artistic standards and to reach East Tennessee audiences of all ages by providing excellence in musical performance and education programs.

Ruling year info

1950

CEO

Rachel Ford

Main address

PO BOX 360

KNOXVILLE, TN 37901 USA

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EIN

62-6008097

NTEE code info

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

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Our programs

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

Music and Wellness

The KSO’s award-winning Music and Wellness program which brings classical music directly to 4,000+ patients, families and staff at local hospitals, nursing homes, and wellness facilities

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

More than 400 students from Knox and surroiunding counties participate in the six Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra ensembles who perform four concerts per season.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

The Chamber Music Program (CMP) exists to foster expertise in, and love for, playing chamber music. Students in this program will develop leadership, verbal and non-verbal communication, problem-solving, time management, and negotiating skills as they explore great works of music in conductor-less ensembles. The CMP provides a fun, intensive, and rewarding learning environment that will help students grow musically and more broadly in their lives.

Population(s) Served

The Knoxville Symphony Youth Choir (KSYC) provides the region’s young singers a choral community to develop vocal technique, create music through practice and performance, foster a love for vocal music, and build relationships with peers. Students enrolled in this program will acquire musical knowledge through a wide variety of repertoire. The KSYC works to provide students in East Tennessee a safe atmosphere to explore their voices in an educational and fulfilling environment.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Ethnic and racial groups
Children and youth
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

Financials

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Knoxville Symphony Society Inc

Board of directors
as of 09/06/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. John Winemiller

Merchant & Gould

Term: 2021 - 2024

John Winemiller

Merchant & Gould

David Ayliffe

TVA

Patricia Bible

KaTom

Jarrod Blue

ORNL

Jenny Boyd

Owner Boyd's Jig and Reel

Willene Chalmers

Volunteer

James Clayton

Clayton Family Foundation

Roy Cockrum

Volunteer

David Colquitt

Owner - The Swag

Mardel Fehrenbach

Volunteer

Ruth Fielden

Volunteer

Richard Fox

Fox Management, Inc.

Judith Foltz

Volunteer

Nidia Gallego

ORNL

Natalie Haslam

Volunteer

Jenny Hines

CEO Hines & Company

Adrian Jay

Volunteer

Katrice Morgan Jones

University of TN

Raja Jubran

CEO, Denark

Chris Kinney

Steel River Partners

Jon Lawler

JRL Services, Net

M. Douglas Leahy

Internist

Jeffrey Lee

Retired

G. Mark Mamantov

Bass, Berry + Sims

Jay McBride

TJ Development & Management

Sheena McCall

Merrill Lynch

Patrick McGlothin

Morgan Stanley

David Miller

First Horizon Bank

Cynthia Moxley

Moxley Carmichael

Phyllis Nichols

Knoxville Area Urban League

Becky Paylor

Volunteer

Sharon Pryse

The Trust Company

William Riley

Twin City Dealerships

Herbert Sanger

Retired

Suzanne Schriver

JP Morgan Chase

Theresa Stone

Volunteer

Rick Stone

Finance Consultant

Bill Taylor

Truist

Russ Watkins

Partners

Tim Williams

21st Mortgage Corporation

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/6/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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