California Symphony Orchestra Inc

Walnut Creek, CA   |  www.californiasymphony.org

Mission

Since its inception in 1986, the Symphony has included a work by an American composer and featured world-renowned guest artists on many of its programs.

Ruling year info

1991

Principal Officer

Lisa Dell

Main address

100 Pringle Ave

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

EIN

94-3024038

NTEE code info

Symphony Orchestras (A69)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

Concerts and ProductionThe California Symphony is the resident professional orchestra of the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California and regularly performs to capacity audiences in the Hofmann Theatre. During a typical season the Symphony serves an audience of more than 33,000 individuals, and thousands more hear the orchestra through Classical 102.1 KDFC radio broadcasts. The Symphony also performs at other locations within the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Expenses
$586,588
Revenue
$192,113

Educational ProgramsMusic education for the children and adults of this community is an integral part of the Symphonys mission, and several programs are offered: Sound Minds, inspired by the El Sistema program of Venezuela, serves at-risk elementary students with music lessons and academic enrichment, completely free of charge to students and families; the family concert and traveling instrument petting zoo; community fairs and events; panel discussions and lectures at local libraries; Fresh Look The Symphony Exposed, an adult education program for those new to classical music; and the Young American Composer-in-Residence Program, a three year residency for emerging young composers, which includes visits to local schools and music programs in addition to commissions and world premieres of new music every year.

Expenses
$82,036
Revenue
$0

Cost of DevelopmentSupport from corporations and businesses provides essential funding for the California Symphony, enabling us to sustain our tradition of musical creativity and excellence. In return, the Symphony is able to keep ticket prices accessible to the public, support education and outreach programs and enhance the region's quality of life.The California Symphony's supporters and audience make up a highly sophisticated and desirable demographic. We offer our corporate sponsors a unique opportunity to achieve heightened visibility with many of these important business and community leaders through advertising, public relations and promotions.

Expenses
$44,695
Revenue
$0

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Financials

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