SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ASSOCIATION
301 VAN NESS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102 http://WWW.SFOPERA.COM

Total Revenue
$75,808,500
Total Expenses
$73,925,003
Net Assets
$197,007,728

Organizations Filed Purposes: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA'S MISSION IS 1) TO PRESENT OPERA PERFORMANCES OF THE HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL QUALITY AVAILABLE TO THE WIDEST POSSIBLE AUDIENCES; 2) TO PERPETUATE AND ENRICH THE OPERATIC ART FORM; 3) TO BE CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE IN ALL ASPECTS OF OPERA; AND 4) TO TAKE A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN TRAINING, ARTS EDUCATION, AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT. CURRENT PROGRAMS INCLUDE COMMUNITY OUTREACH, TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG ARTISTS AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION.

ELECTRONIC MEDIA - THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS INITIATIVE IS TO EXTEND THE COMPANY'S AUDIENCE THROUGH TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTS, HOME VIDEO PRODUCTS, LOCAL SIMULCASTS, CINEMA PRESENTATIONS, WEB VIDEOS, AND IN-HOUSE HD COVERAGE. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RETURNED TO PBS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2002 AS JAKE HEGGIE'S "MOBY-DICK" AIRED ON GREAT PERFORMANCES. THE COMPANY ALSO PRODUCED ITS FIRST TITLES FOR HOME VIDEO IN OVER TWO DECADES, RELEASING "MOBY-DICK," "LUCREZIA BORGIA," AND "PORGY AND BESS" ON DVD AND BLU-RAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EUROARTS MUSIC INTERNATIONAL AND NAXOS OF AMERICA, AND AIRING THESE TITLES INTERNATIONALLY IN OVER A DOZEN COUNTRIES. CLASSICAL RADIO STATION KDFC IN SAN FRANCISCO BROADCASTS THE COMPANY'S FULL SEASON TO AN AUDIENCE OF APPROXIMATELY 25,000 LISTENERS PER TITLE, WITH REBROADCASTS IN HONG KONG, SHANGHAI, AND VIA THE WFMT RADIO NETWORK TO A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE OF UP TO 1.5 MILLION. CONTINUING A PARTNERSHIP STARTED IN 2010, KQED PUBLIC TELEVISION BROADCAST A SERIES OF FOUR TITLES: "PORGY AND BESS," "AIDA," "BORIS GODUNOV," AND "LUCREZIA BORGIA." THESE TITLES WERE ALSO RELEASED AS THE COMPANY'S FOURTH GRAND OPERA CINEMA SERIES AND PRESENTED IN MOVIE THEATERS AND PERFORMING ARTS VENUES THROUGHOUT THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA TRANSMITTED TWO LIVE SIMULCASTS: VERDI'S "LA TRAVIATA" TO AN AUDIENCE OF APPROXIMATELY 26,000 AT AT&T PARK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS, AND VERDI'S "FALSTAFF" TO STANFORD UNIVERSITY'S FROST AMPHITHEATER. ADDITIONALLY THE COMPANY PRESENTED ITS FIRST EVER LIVE CINEMA TRANSMISSION, STREAMING BOITO'S "MEFISTOFELE" TO MORE THAN 100 THEATRES IN 15 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. SHORT FORMAT WEB VIDEOS WERE VIEWED ON THE COMPANY'S YOUTUBE PAGE OVER 130,000 TIMES DURING THE LAST YEAR ALONE, BRINGING THE TOTAL VIEWS AS OF JULY 31, 2014 TO OVER 650,000. THE COMPANY'S PIONEERING OPERAVISION, OFFERED AT SELECT PERFORMANCES, GIVES BALCONY AUDIENCES A BETTER VIEW OF THE STAGE WITH SCREENS SHOWING REAL-TIME HD VIDEO AND SUBTITLES.

OPERA CENTER (TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT) - THE OPERA SUPPORTS AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, THE ADLER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM. THE ADLER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IS A PERFORMANCE-ORIENTED RESIDENCY OF TWO YEARS OFFERING ADVANCED YOUNG ARTISTS INTENSIVE INDIVIDUAL TRAINING, COACHING, PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS, AND A WIDE RANGE OF PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES. ADLER FELLOWS GAIN VALUABLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BY PERFORMING ROLES OF INCREASING IMPORTANCE IN THE OPERA'S MAIN-STAGE SEASON. IN ADDITION TO PERFORMANCES ON THE MAIN STAGE, SELECTED ADLER FELLOWS WERE FEATURED IN THE SCHWABACHER RECITAL DEBUT SERIES. THE ADLER SEASON CULMINATES IN AN ADLER FELLOWS CONCERT. ALUMNI FROM THE ADLER PROGRAM INCLUDE; SOPRANOS LAURA CLAYCOMB, NICOLLE FOLAND, NANCY GUSTAFSON, MARY MILLS, PATRICIA RACETTE, RUTH ANN SWENSON, AND DEBORAH VOIGT; MEZZO-SOPRANOS ZHENG CAO AND DOLORA ZAJICK; COUNTERTENOR BRIAN ASAWA; BARITONES MARK DELAVAN AND DAVID OKERLUND; AND BASS-BARITONES MONTE PEDERSON AND JOHN RELYEA. THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ALSO SUPPORTS THE MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING PROFESSIONALS, OFFERING UP-AND-COMING SINGERS, COACH-ACCOMPANISTS AND STAGE DIRECTORS THE OPPORTUNITY OF INTENSE STUDY AND PERFORMANCE DURING AN ELEVEN-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM.THE OPERA'S COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING MUSIC EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO STUDENTS, TEACHERS, YOUNG AUDIENCES, AND ADULTS, CONTINUED IN A MYRIAD OF SCHOOL AND FAMILY PROGRAMS AND ONLINE RESOURCES. THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA AND OPERA GUILD BRING OPERA AND MUSIC EDUCATION TO STUDENTS AND INDIVIDUALS THROUGHOUT NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.


Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

Name Title Hours Per Week Total Salary
GOCKLEY DAVID R OFFICER OF THE ASSN-GEN DIR & CEO 60.00 $955,251
LUISOTTI NICOLA MUSIC DIRECTOR & PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR 60.00 $567,999
LYNCH JENNIFER DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT 60.00 $287,232
MITCHELL DOUGLAS R MASTER AUDIO/VIDEO ENGINEER 60.00 $274,205
SHILVOCK MATTHEW ASST GENERAL DIRECTOR 60.00 $254,701
SIMPSON MICHAEL T W OFFICER OF THE ASSN-CFO 60.00 $254,259
WEBER GREGORY P DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION 60.00 $250,515
HARRISON LORI MASTER OF PROPERTIES 60.00 $237,711
URBAN MARK A MASTER CARPENTER 60.00 $236,523
PARSONS LEON MASTER ELECTRICIAN 60.00 $233,412
LAZER MARCIA DIRECTOR OF MARKETING 60.00 $188,597
BARCLAY ROGERS DIRECTOR (8/1/13-12/1/13) 1.00 $0
CP RUSSELL DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
BILL RUSSELL-SHAPIRO DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JACK SCHAFER DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
RUTH A SHORT DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MRS GEORGE P CHARLOTTE SCHULTZ DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
VIVIAN M STEPHENSON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MRS TAD DIANNE TAUBE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
RICHARD J RIGG PHD DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
KAREN RICHARDSON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
RANDALL REYNOSO DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
KARTHIK RAU DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
HARRIET MEYER QUARRE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MARY A POWELL DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
GIL PENCHINA DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
BERNARD OSHER DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
HIROMITSU OGAWA DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MRS DAVID T JOAN TRAITEL DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
SOO VENKATESAN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MELINDA YEE-FRANKLIN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
WILLIAM M COUGHRAN JR DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
STEVEN MENZIES OFFICER OF THE ASSN-TREASURER 5.00 $0
THOMAS A LARSEN OFFICER OF THE ASSN-SECRETARY 5.00 $0
LISA ERDBERG OFFICER OF THE ASSN-VICE PRESIDENT 5.00 $0
PAUL M CRANE DORFMAN OFFICER OF THE ASSN-EX VP 5.00 $0
KEITH B GEESLIN OFFICER OF THE ASSN-PRESIDENT 5.00 $0
GEORGE H HUME OFFICER OF THE BOARD-VICE CHAIRMAN 5.00 $0
FRANKLIN P JOHNSON JR OFFICER OF THE BOARD-CHAIRMAN EMERITUS 5.00 $0
JOHN A GUNN OFFICER OF THE BOARD-CHAIR 5.00 $0
S SHARIQ YOSUFZAI DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
KARL O MILLS OFFICER OF THE BOARD-VICE CHAIRMAN 5.00 $0
BARBARA WARD WONDER DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
BARBARA A WOLFE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
SHARON WINSLOW DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MRS ALFRED S DIANNE WILSEY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
REID W DENNIS OFFICER OF THE ASSN-CHAIRMAN EMERITUS 5.00 $0
GREER M ARTHUR DIRECTOR (8/1/13-3/1/14) 1.00 $0
IRA D DEARING DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
RAY DOLBY DIRECTOR (8/1/13-9/12/13) 1.00 $0
CAROL PUCCI DOLL DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
ROBERT A ELLIS DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
CONCEPCION FEDERMAN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
PETER FENTON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
KRISTINA JOHNSON FLANAGAN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
LISA STEVENS GALLO DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
LAUREN GROFF DIRECTOR & BRAVO! PRESIDENT 1.00 $0
MRS PETER W JAYNE DAVIS DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JOHN CULLISON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
ROBERT D CORY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
ANDREW J BALL DIRECTOR (8/1/13-5/1/14) 1.00 $0
DAWN YATES BLACK DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
DONNA L BLACKER DIRECTOR & MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM PRESIDENT 1.00 $0
TIMOTHY BLACKBURN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
CAROL FRANC BUCK DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JACK CALHOUN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
ANNETTE CAMPBELL-WHITE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
RONALD E CAPE PHD DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JANET CHAPMAN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
LOUISE GUND DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JANE M HARTLEY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
PHIL LIBIN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
SYLVIA R LINDSEY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
LORRY I LOKEY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
J PATTERSON MCBAINE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
ANNE G MCWILLIAMS DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MRS MARK A TERESA MEDEARIS DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
NANCY S MUELLER DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
BEN NELSON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
J BOYCE NUTE DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
KAREN J KUBIN DIRECTOR & GUILD PRESIDENT 1.00 $0
MARK R KROLL DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
LAWRENCE A KERN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
I CRAIG HENDERSON MD DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JOHN HENDRICKSON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
DORREEN WOO HO DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
BRUCE W HYMAN DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
J BURGESS JAMIESON DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
DOROTHY M JEFFRIES DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
PHILIP M JELLEY DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
STEPHEN KAHNG DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
JOSEPH D KEEGAN PHD DIRECTOR 1.00 $0
MASASHI OKA DIRECTOR 1.00 $0

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