TUCSON SYMPHONY SOCIETY

Address
2175 N SIXTH AVENUE
TUCSON, AZ 85705
Contact
Website: http://www.tucsonsymphony.org
Phone: +1 (520) 792-9155
Nonprofit
NTEE: A69 - Symphony Orchestras
EIN: 86-0107538

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH LIVE MUSICAL EXPERIENCES OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1959
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area8520
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$236,133.00$232,362.00$162,655.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$248,271.00$231,178.00$294,977.00
Number of employees234224189
Number of people compensated >$100k111
Number of volunteers205236270
Number of highly compensated contractors2  
Personnel
Bahnick, Karen
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personKAREN BAHNICK  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Blakeman, Mark
TitlePAST PRESIDECEOCEO
Name of key/compensated personMARK BLAKEMANMARK BLAKEMANMARK BLAKEMAN
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$153,147.00$158,914.00$92,106.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,164.00$2,637.00$400.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bowser, Carl
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personCARL BOWSERCARL BOWSERCARL BOWSER
Average hours per week working for org7.505.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bylsma, Michael
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL BYLSMAMICHAEL BYLSMA 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Carney, Dave
Title TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person DAVE CARNEYDAVE CARNEY
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Carney, David
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personDAVID CARNEY  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Christensen, Jeff
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJEFF CHRISTENSEN  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Davis, Janet
Title  TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  JANET DAVIS
Average hours per week working for org  5.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Elliott, Tom
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personTOM ELLIOTT  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Follansbee, Cecile
TitleCHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personCECILE FOLLANSBEECECILE FOLLANSBEECECILE FOLLANSBEE
Average hours per week working for org10.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Glasser, James
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person JAMES GLASSERJAMES GLASSER
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Grusin, Brina
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personBRINA GRUSINBRINA GRUSINBRINA GRUSIN
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hanson, George
Title  MUSIC DIRECT
Name of key/compensated person  GEORGE HANSON
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $133,352.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $2,400.00
Position  Highly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Hebb, Kathy
Title VICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person KATHY HEBBKATHY HEBB
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Jennens, Robert
Title CFOCFO
Name of key/compensated person ROBERT JENNENSROBERT JENNENS
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $72,264.00$69,519.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Johnson, Tom
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person TOM JOHNSONTOM JOHNSON
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Kampa, Bonnie
Title CHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated person BONNIE KAMPABONNIE KAMPA
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Levy, Barbara
Title PAST CHAIRPAST CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person BARBARA LEVYBARBARA LEVY
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Lindheim, James
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJAMES LINDHEIM  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
March, Nancy
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person NANCY MARCHNANCY MARCH
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Marder, Meredith
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person MEREDITH MARDERMEREDITH MARDER
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
McKinney, Tom
TitlePRESIDENT AN  
Name of key/compensated personTOM MCKINNEY  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$80,948.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,142.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Miller, Brad
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personBRAD MILLER  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Miller, Tanya
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person TANYA MILLERTANYA MILLER
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Milner, Matt
TitleTRUSTEEVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personMATT MILNERMATT MILNERMATT MILNER
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Palmer, John
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJOHN PALMERJOHN PALMERJOHN PALMER
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Pippin, Claudette
TitleTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personCLAUDETTE PIPPIN  
Average hours per week working for org7.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director, Officer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Samaha, Coppelia
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personCOPPELIA SAMAHACOPPELIA SAMAHACOPPELIA SAMAHA
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Schwabe, Patricia
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personPATRICIA SCHWABE  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Smith, Peter
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personPETER SMITHPETER SMITHPETER SMITH
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Snider, Don
TitleCFO  
Name of key/compensated personDON SNIDER  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$14,176.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$355.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Soto-Morales, Natalia
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personNATALIA SOTO-MORALES  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Steele, George
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person GEORGE STEELEGEORGE STEELE
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Steele, Howard
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person HOWARD STEELEHOWARD STEELE
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Steele, Marilyn
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person MARILYN STEELEMARILYN STEELE
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Trasoff, Nina
Title  TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  NINA TRASOFF
Average hours per week working for org  5.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Trimbath, Susanne
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personSUSANNE TRIMBATH  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Velez, Javier
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person JAVIER VELEZJAVIER VELEZ
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Wahl, Jack
TitleTRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJACK WAHL  
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Wahl, John
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person JOHN WAHLJOHN WAHL
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
van Den Berg, Autumn
TitleVICE CHAIRTRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personAUTUMN VAN DEN BERGAUTUMN VAN DEN BERGAUTUMN VAN DEN BERG
Average hours per week working for org7.505.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE MISSION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH LIVE MUSICAL EXPERIENCES OF THE HIGHEST QUALITYTHE MISSION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH LIVE MUSICAL EXPERIENCES OF THE HIGHEST QUALITYTHE MISSION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO TRANSFORM LIVES THROUGH MUSIC.
Program expenses (total)$3,702,646.00$3,658,609.00$3,448,015.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE PURPOSE OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY SOCIETY IS TO SPONSOR THE TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST ARTISTIC STANDARD OF SYMPHONIC MUSIC FOR THE TUCSON REGIONAL AREA.
Program expenses  $3,043,230.00
Program revenue  $2,062,789.00
Program description  THE PURPOSE OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY SOCIETY IS TO SPONSOR THE TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST ARTISTIC STANDARD OF SYMPHONIC MUSIC FOR THE TUCSON REGIONAL AREA.
THE TSO PROVIDES THE MOST IN-DEPTH MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN ALL OF ARIZONA. THE TSO'S NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE PRESENT IN APPROXIMATELY 90 SCHOOLS FROM SOUTHERN PINAL COUNTY TO THE ARIZONA - MEXICO BORDER EVERY YEAR. THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE A SERIES OF FREE PERFORMANCES FOR FAMILIES ENTITLED JUST FOR KIDS, MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS, MAKING MUSIC MINE, KINDERKONZERTS, YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS, MASTER CLASSES AND THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT CLASSES AND READING SESSIONS. THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT HAS RECEIVED NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS FUNDING FOR THE PAST DECADE. - TEAMTIX - 1,224 STUDENTS HAVE REGISTERED AND RECEIVED FREE TICKETS TO TSO PERFORMANCES THROUGH A GRANT FUNDED BY THE MARSHALL FOUNDATION - YOUNG COMPOSERS - 37 ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS LAST YEAR PERFORMED AT READING SESSIONS. IN THE 2017-18 SEASON, WE WILL HAVE THE FIRST PIECE ON A CLASSIC SERIES BY A YOUNG COMPOSER GRADUATE, ANTHONY CONSTANTINO. - YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS - 10,600 ATTENDED - KINDERKONZERTS - OVER 3,300
Program expenses$216,537.00$292,702.00 
Program revenue$122,744.00$312,676.00 
Program descriptionTHE TSO PROVIDES THE MOST IN-DEPTH MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN ALL OF ARIZONA. THE TSO'S NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE PRESENT IN APPROXIMATELY 90 SCHOOLS FROM SOUTHERN PINAL COUNTY TO THE ARIZONA - MEXICO BORDER EVERY YEAR. THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE A SERIES OF FREE PERFORMANCES FOR FAMILIES ENTITLED JUST FOR KIDS, MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS, MAKING MUSIC MINE, KINDERKONZERTS, YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS, MASTER CLASSES AND THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT CLASSES AND READING SESSIONS. THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT HAS RECEIVED NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS FUNDING FOR THE PAST DECADE. - TEAMTIX - 1,224 STUDENTS HAVE REGISTERED AND RECEIVED FREE TICKETS TO TSO PERFORMANCES THROUGH A GRANT FUNDED BY THE MARSHALL FOUNDATION - YOUNG COMPOSERS - 37 ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS LAST YEAR PERFORMED AT READING SESSIONS. IN THE 2017-18 SEASON, WE WILL HAVE THE FIRST PIECE ON A CLASSIC SERIES BY A YOUNG COMPOSER GRADUATE, ANTHONY CONSTANTINO. - YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS - 10,600 ATTENDED - KINDERKONZERTS - OVER 3,300THE TSO PROVIDES THE MOST IN-DEPTH MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN ALL OF ARIZONA. THE TSO'S NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE PRESENT IN APPROXIMATELY 120 SCHOOLS FROM SOUTHERN PINAL COUNTY TO THE ARIZONA - MEXICO BORDER EVERY YEAR. THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE A SERIES OF FREE PERFORMANCES FOR FAMILIES ENTITLED JUST FOR KIDS, MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS, MAKING MUSIC MINE, KINDERKONZERTS, YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS, MASTER CLASSES AND THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT CLASSES AND READING SESSIONS. THE YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT HAS RECEIVED NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS FUNDING FOR THE PAST DECADE. - TEAMTIX - 1,224 STUDENTS HAVE REGISTERED AND RECEIVED FREE TICKETS TO TSO PERFORMANCES THROUGH A GRANT FUNDED BY THE MARSHALL FOUNDATION - YOUNG COMPOSERS - 34 ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS LAST YEAR PERFORMED AT READING SESSIONS. IN THE 2017-18 SEASON, WE WILL HAVE THE FIRST PIECE ON A CLASSIC SERIES BY A YOUNG COMPOSER GRADUATE, ANTHONY CONSTANTINO. - YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS - 13,000 ATTENDED - KINDERKONZERTS - OVER 3,000 
THE TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HAS ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS IN THE ORCHESTRA FIELD. AS AN INTEGRAL MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY, THE TSO SERVES AS A MUSIC RESOURCE FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA. FROM LARGE PARTNERSHIPS TO PRIVATE EVENTS, THE TSO IS A MUSIC PARTNER FOR SOUTHERN ARIZONANS, PERFORMING MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS EACH SEASON. THE TSO HAS FORMED STRONG PARTNERSHIPS WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES, VISITING CORPORATIONS AND NON-PROFIT AGENCIES. LOCAL COMMUNITIES ALSO ENJOY ACTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE TSO, BRINGING BOTH SMALL AND LARGE CONCERTS TO THEIR RESIDENTS.
Program expenses$83,007.00  
Program revenue$136,820.00  
Program descriptionTHE TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HAS ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS IN THE ORCHESTRA FIELD. AS AN INTEGRAL MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY, THE TSO SERVES AS A MUSIC RESOURCE FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA. FROM LARGE PARTNERSHIPS TO PRIVATE EVENTS, THE TSO IS A MUSIC PARTNER FOR SOUTHERN ARIZONANS, PERFORMING MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS EACH SEASON. THE TSO HAS FORMED STRONG PARTNERSHIPS WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES, VISITING CORPORATIONS AND NON-PROFIT AGENCIES. LOCAL COMMUNITIES ALSO ENJOY ACTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE TSO, BRINGING BOTH SMALL AND LARGE CONCERTS TO THEIR RESIDENTS.  
THE VISION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER FOR INSPIRED LIVING. OUR MISSION, TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH MUSIC OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY, IS ACHIEVED THROUGH PROGRAMMING, ENGAGEMENT, PARTNERSHIPS AND LEARNING. - 130,000 SOUTHERN ARIZONA RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED THE MAGIC OF MUSIC IN THE 2015-16 SEASON - 4,500 RESIDENTS IN RURAL ARIZONA COMMUNITIES ACCESSED AFFORDABLE LIVE MUSIC AND QUALITY MUSIC EDUCATION - 9,000 PATRONS LEARNED ABOUT THE PROGRAM THEY WERE ABOUT TO HEAR THROUGH PRE-CONCERT LECTURES, CONCERT COMMENTS
Program expenses$3,403,102.00$3,365,907.00 
Program revenue$1,936,457.00$1,980,501.00 
Program descriptionTHE VISION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER FOR INSPIRED LIVING. OUR MISSION, TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH MUSIC OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY, IS ACHIEVED THROUGH PROGRAMMING, ENGAGEMENT, PARTNERSHIPS AND LEARNING. - 130,000 SOUTHERN ARIZONA RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED THE MAGIC OF MUSIC IN THE 2015-16 SEASON - 4,500 RESIDENTS IN RURAL ARIZONA COMMUNITIES ACCESSED AFFORDABLE LIVE MUSIC AND QUALITY MUSIC EDUCATION - 9,000 PATRONS LEARNED ABOUT THE PROGRAM THEY WERE ABOUT TO HEAR THROUGH PRE-CONCERT LECTURES, CONCERT COMMENTSTHE VISION OF THE TUCSON SYMPHONY IS TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER FOR INSPIRED LIVING. OUR MISSION, TO ENGAGE, EDUCATE AND TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH MUSIC OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY, IS ACHIEVED THROUGH PROGRAMMING, ENGAGEMENT, PARTNERSHIPS AND LEARNING. - 130,000 SOUTHERN ARIZONA RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED THE MAGIC OF MUSIC IN THE 2015-16 SEASON - 4,500 RESIDENTS IN RURAL ARIZONA COMMUNITIES ACCESSED AFFORDABLE LIVE MUSIC AND QUALITY MUSIC EDUCATION - 9,000 PATRONS LEARNED ABOUT THE PROGRAM THEY WERE ABOUT TO HEAR THROUGH PRE-CONCERT LECTURES, CONCERT COMMENTS 
TSO EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES REACH MORE THAN 59,000 PEOPLE ANNUALLY. PROGRAMS REACH MORE THAN 40,000 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS ANNUALLY THROUGH MORE THAN 300 CONCERTS, WORKSHOPS AND THE TSO KIDS WEBSITE. THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS, TSO PERFORMS AN AVERAGE OF 100 CONCERTS ANNUALLY, REACHING MORE THAN 34,000 PEOPLE WITH PERFORMANCES RANGING FROM LARGE PARTNERSHIPS TO PRIVATE EVENTS. AS AN INTEGRAL PARTNER TO THE REGION, THE TSO SERVES AS A MUSIC RESOURCE FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA.
Program expenses  $404,785.00
Program revenue  $287,981.00
Program description  TSO EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES REACH MORE THAN 59,000 PEOPLE ANNUALLY. PROGRAMS REACH MORE THAN 40,000 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS ANNUALLY THROUGH MORE THAN 300 CONCERTS, WORKSHOPS AND THE TSO KIDS WEBSITE. THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS, TSO PERFORMS AN AVERAGE OF 100 CONCERTS ANNUALLY, REACHING MORE THAN 34,000 PEOPLE WITH PERFORMANCES RANGING FROM LARGE PARTNERSHIPS TO PRIVATE EVENTS. AS AN INTEGRAL PARTNER TO THE REGION, THE TSO SERVES AS A MUSIC RESOURCE FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$4,852,877.00$4,664,514.00$4,407,192.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$3,702,646.00$3,658,609.00$3,448,015.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$731,630.00$662,278.00$584,390.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$418,601.00$343,627.00$374,787.00
Revenue
Total revenue$5,536,047.00$4,651,247.00$4,560,249.00
Program service revenue (total)$2,190,797.00$2,283,243.00$2,323,417.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,138,201.00$2,088,388.00$1,995,044.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$68,474.00$2,130.00$27,595.00
Investment income$171,977.00$163,140.00$150,453.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$35,072.00$116,476.00$91,335.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,138,201.00$2,088,388.00$1,995,044.00
Gross receipts$9,033,575.00$5,227,479.00$5,077,369.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events  $76,775.00
Revenue from gov't grants$95,000.00$35,000.00$65,000.00
Revenue from all other contributions$3,043,201.00$2,053,388.00$1,853,269.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $38.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$5,224.00$2,001.00$15,990.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$13,234.00$106,504.00$70,340.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$63,931.00$97,801.00$89,634.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Net income from fundraising events$16,614.00 -$6,358.00
Net inventory sales (total) $7,933.00$11,363.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$3,940.00$5,207.00$2,190.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$32,940.00$55,239.00
Investment management fees (total)$4,300.00$16,906.00$18,542.00
Accounting service fees (total)$27,940.00$16,970.00$14,585.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$7,042,716.00$6,172,446.00$6,160,533.00
Total assets, beginning of year$6,172,446.00$6,160,533.00$6,538,536.00
Total liabilities$1,864,313.00$1,950,059.00$1,709,693.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$1,950,059.00$1,709,693.00$2,115,565.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$709,848.00$852,938.00$427,876.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$739,620.00$554,458.00$689,571.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$4,033,312.00$4,360,194.00$3,993,854.00
Net assets$5,178,403.00$4,222,387.00$4,450,840.00
Net assets, beginning of year$4,222,387.00$4,450,840.00$4,422,971.00
Other assets$176,443.00$176,056.00$193,264.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,945,225.00$3,422,142.00$3,755,970.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$348,333.00$393,442.00$769,552.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$393,442.00$769,552.00$57,906.00
Inventories for sale or use$55,343.00$56,524.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$683,170.00-$13,267.00$153,057.00
Advertising (total)$281,142.00$240,781.00$173,628.00
Savings & temp cash investment$791,341.00$336,547.00$50,886.00
Accounts receivable, net$124,493.00$80,484.00$94,680.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$108,029.00$63,605.00$51,497.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$145,389.00$106,932.00$179,706.00
Deferred revenue$1,166,485.00$960,700.00$1,019,207.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$552,439.00$882,427.00$510,780.00
Total net assets or fund balances$5,178,403.00$4,222,387.00$4,450,840.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$106,034.00$101,500.00$101,701.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members202324
Number of independent voting members202324
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnel TrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-302016-06-302015-06-30
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrue
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-292017-09-052016-07-19
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201831309349301948201701289349302430201630559349300048
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