YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON

Address
PO BOX 4291
MEDFORD, OR 97501
Contact
Website: http://www.ysso.org
Phone: +1 (541) 858-8859
Nonprofit
NTEE: A69 - Symphony Orchestras
EIN: 93-1000906

Primary exempt purpose

The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) organization provides exceptional performance experiences and training under the leadership of professional conductors and musicians and fosters lifelong appreciation of music and the arts. YSSO organization provides access to high-level training and performance opportunities; develops technical, interpretive and performance skills; promotes lifelong creative workforce skills such as teamwork, discipline, empathy and focus; works with professional musicians and cultural networks; supplements school programs; builds audiences and provides affordable cultural enrichment. The organization marked its 29th Concert Season in 2016-2017.The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1988 to provide young people with opportunities to expand their knowledge of music by learning and performing challenging symphonic repertoire, new and commissioned music, concerts, opera and film literature, and chamber music. Revenue for o
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4890
Human resources, including compensation
Personnel
Anderson, Anastasia
Title DirectorSecretary  
Name of key/compensated person ANASTASIA ANDERSONANASTASIA ANDERSON  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Barchet, Yoon-Jae
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    YOON-JAE BARCHET
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Brubaker, Stacy
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personSTACY BRUBAKER    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Buccino, Jolene
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    JOLENE BUCCINO
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Buckingham, Cedric
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    CEDRIC BUCKINGHAM
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Caster, Anita
TitleSecretarySecretaryDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personANITA CASTERANITA CASTERANITA CASTERANITA CASTER 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Dryland, Laurel
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person LAUREL DRYLANDLAUREL DRYLAND  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Dunlap, Anna
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    ANNA DUNLAP
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Epstein, Sarah
Title   VICE PRESIDENTVice President
Name of key/compensated person   SARAH EPSTEINSARAH EPSTEIN
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Finwall, Paul
Title Vice PresidentVice PresidentVICE PRESIDENTDirector
Name of key/compensated person PAUL FINWALLPAUL FINWALLPAUL FINWALLPAUL FINWALL
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Godwin, Ann
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personANN GODWIN    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Godwin, Anne
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person ANNE GODWIN   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Hardt, Dale
Title   PRESIDENTPresident
Name of key/compensated person   DALE HARDTDALE HARDT
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Haynes, Lana
Title DirectorDirectorDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated person LANA HAYNESLANA HAYNESLANA HAYNESLANA HAYNES
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hess, Diane
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DIANE HESS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Horstmann-Nash, Ursula
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personURSULA HORSTMANN-NASHURSULA HORSTMANN-NASHURSULA HORSTMANN-NASH  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Hutton, Cynthia
TitleMusic DirectorMusic DirectorMusic Director  
Name of key/compensated personCYNTHIA HUTTONCYNTHIA HUTTONCYNTHIA HUTTON  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$16,594.00$16,111.00$15,642.00  
Moore, Kathleen
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    KATHLEEN MOORE
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Phillips, Frank
TitlePast PresidentPast PresidentPresidentTREASURERTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personFRANK PHILLIPSFRANK PHILLIPSFRANK PHILLIPSFRANK PHILLIPSFRANK PHILLIPS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Podolnaya, Faina
Title  Assc. Conductor  
Name of key/compensated person  FAINA PODOLNAYA  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $5,449.00  
Poisson, Denise
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDENISE POISSONDENISE POISSONDENISE POISSONDENISE POISSON 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Rubenfeld, Ilana
Title  DirectorDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated person  ILANA RUBENFELDILANA RUBENFELDILANA RUBENFELD
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Savino, Jill
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personJILL SAVINO    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Sjolund, Lynn
Title DirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person LYNN SJOLUNDLYNN SJOLUNDLYNN SJOLUND 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Versteeg, Marilyn
Title   SECRETARYSecretary
Name of key/compensated person   MARILYN VERSTEEGMARILYN VERSTEEG
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Walker, Traci
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personTRACI WALKER    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Watson, Amy
TitlePresidentPresidentVice PresidentDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personAMY WATSONAMY WATSONAMY WATSONAMY WATSON 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Werner, Eric
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personERIC WERNER    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Wilson, Sharon
TitleExecutive Dir.Executive Dir.Executive Dir.EXECUTIVE DIRECTORExecutive Dir.
Name of key/compensated personSHARON WILSONSHARON WILSONSHARON WILSONSHARON WILSONSHARON WILSON
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$55,876.00$54,249.00$52,668.00$50,391.00$48,923.00
Wiltrout, Miles
Title Vice PresidentDirector  
Name of key/compensated person MILES WILTROUTMILES WILTROUT  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Primary exempt purposeThe Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) organization provides exceptional performance experiences and training under the leadership of professional conductors and musicians and fosters lifelong appreciation of music and the arts. YSSO organization provides access to high-level training and performance opportunities; develops technical, interpretive and performance skills; promotes lifelong creative workforce skills such as teamwork, discipline, empathy and focus; works with professional musicians and cultural networks; supplements school programs; builds audiences and provides affordable cultural enrichment. The organization marked its 29th Concert Season in 2016-2017.The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1988 to provide young people with opportunities to expand their knowledge of music by learning and performing challenging symphonic repertoire, new and commissioned music, concerts, opera and film literature, and chamber music. Revenue for oTHE YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON (YSSO) ORGANIZATION PROVIDES MUSIC EXPERIENCES AND TRAINING UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCTORS AND MUSIC COACHES AND FOSTERS LIFELONG APPRECIATION OF CLASSICAL MUSIC AND THE ARTS. YSSO ORGANIZATION GOALS ARE TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO HIGH-LEVEL TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES; TO DEVELOP MUSIC TECHNIQUE AND PERFORMANCE SKILLS; TO PROMOTE LIFELONG CREATIVE WORKFORCE SKILLS SUCH AS TEAMWORK, DISCIPLINE, EMPATHY AND COOPERATION; TO WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS AND CULTURAL NETWORKS; TO SUPPLEMENT SCHOOL PROGRAMS; TO BUILD AUDIENCES AND PROVIDE AFFORDABLE CULTURAL ENRICHMENT. THE ORGANIZATION MARKED ITS 28TH CONCERT SEASON IN 2015-2016.THE YSSO IS A 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION FOUNDED IN 1988 TO PROVIDE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPAND THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC BY LEARNING AND PERFORMING CHALLENGING SYMPHONIC REPERTOIRE, NEW AND COMMISSIONED MUSIC, CONCERTI, OPERA AND FILM LITERATURE, AND CHAMBER MUSIC. REVENUE FOR OPERATHE YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON (YSSO) ORGANIZATION PROVIDES MUSIC EXPERIENCES AND TRAINING UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCTORS AND MUSIC COACHES AND FOSTERS LIFELONG APPRECIATION OF CLASSICAL MUSIC AND THE ARTS. YSSO ORGANIZATION GOALS ARE TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO HIGH-LEVEL TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES; TO DEVELOP MUSIC TECHNIQUE AND PERFORMANCE SKILLS; TO PROMOTE LIFELONG CREATIVE WORKFORCE SKILLS SUCH AS TEAMWORK, DISCIPLINE, EMPAYTHY AND COOPERATION; TO WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS AND CULTURAL NETWORKS; TO SUPPLEMENT SCHOOL PROGRAMS; TO BUILD AUDIENCES FOR CLASSICAL MUSIC AND PROVIDE AFFORDABLE CULTURAL ENRICHMENT. THE ORGANIZATION MARKED ITS 27TH CONCERT SEASON IN 2014-2015.LAST SEASON, THE YSSO ORGANIZATION INCLUDED YOUTH STRINGS (ENTRY-LEVEL), YOUTH ORCHESTRA (INTERMEDIATE) AND YOUTH SYMPHONY (ADVANCED). EACH YEAR, THE MUSICIANS PLAY AN ARRAY OF WORKS BY BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN, HIGDON, MAHLER, JACOBS, VERDI, HOLST, SHOSTAKOVICH, TCHAIKOVSKY, MENDELSSOHN,The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO)organization provides exceptional performance experiences and training under the leadership of professional conductors and music coaches and to fosters a lifelong appreciation of classical music and the arts. YSSO's organization goals are to provide access to high-level training and performance opportunities; to develop music technique and performance skills such as teamwork, discipline empathy and cooperation; to work with professional musicians and cultural networks; to supplement school programs; to build audiences for classical music and provide affordable cultural enrichment. The organization marks its 27th Concert Season in 2014-2015. The YSSO organization includes Youth Strings (entry-level), Youth Orchestra (intermediate) and Youth Symphony (advanced).THE YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON ORGANIZATION MISSION IS TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCES UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCTORS AND MUSIC COACHES AND TO FOSTER A LIFELONG APPRECIATION OF CLASSICAL MUSIC AND THE ARTS. THE ORGANIZATION GOALS ARE TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY MUSIC TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES: DEVEOLPE MUSIC TECHNIQUE AND PERFORMANCE SKILLS,; PROMOTE LIFELONG SKILL SUCH AS TEAMWORK, DISCIPLINE AND COOPERATION; WORK WITH PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS, ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AND CULTURAL NETWORKS; SUPPLEMENT SCHOOL PROGRAMS; BUILD AUDIENCES FOR CLASSICAL MUSIC AND TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE CULTURAL ENRICHMENT.
Program service expenses, total$145,792.00$150,074.00$149,752.00$0.00$106,890.00
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$160,588.00$150,912.00$167,880.00$165,047.00$161,829.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $110,386.00$128,369.00$119,047.00$118,567.00
Investment income, current yr$3,895.00$1,793.00$188.00$1,322.00$1,311.00
Program service revenue (total) $38,733.00$39,323.00$44,678.00$41,951.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$181,036.00$121,413.00$123,806.00$126,305.00$85,629.00
Total assets, beginning of year$121,413.00$123,806.00$126,305.00$85,629.00$79,357.00
Total liabilities$51,860.00$6,772.00$7,274.00$27,901.00$3,054.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$6,772.00$7,274.00$27,901.00$3,054.00$1,799.00
Net assets$129,176.00$114,641.00$116,532.00$98,404.00$82,575.00
Governance and accountability
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990EZ990EZ990EZ990EZ
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-232017-02-082016-02-112014-11-252013-12-04
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.02012v2.0
Filing identifier201743189349205094201623199349202732201543089349200624201423099349201372201343109349200429
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