READING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION
100 N 5TH STREET, READING, PA 19601 www.readingsymphony.org

Total Revenue
$1,753,164
Total Expenses
$1,463,992
Net Assets
$1,672,069

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO PROVIDE AND PROMOTE HIGH-QUALITY SYMPHONIC MUSIC TO CITIZENS OF READING AND BERKS COUNTY. WE ACHIEVE OUR MISSION THROUGH: CLASSICAL SYMPHONY CONCERTS, POPS CONCERTS, CONCERTS FOR STUDENTS, YOUTH ORCHESTRAS AND EDUCATIONAL AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS.

TO PROVIDE AND PROMOTE HIGH-QUALITY SYMPHONIC MUSIC TO CITIZENS OF READING AND BERKS COUNTY.

ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES:THE READING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IS ONE OF THE OLDEST, CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING ORCHESTRAS IN THE UNITED STATES. THE ORCHESTRA HAS EVOLVED FROM AN ORGANIZATION WHOSE MISSION WAS LIMITED TO PERFORMING CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR PEOPLE IN THE READING AREA, TO ONE THAT HAS BECOME FULLY INTEGRATED INTO THE FABRIC OF THE COMMUNITY. SEE CONTINUATION ON SCHEDULE O.EACH SEASON THERE ARE NON-SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS, INCLUDING A NEW YEARS EVE AND POPS CONCERT AND A FREE CONCERT FOR THE GREATER BERKS COUNTY AREA. OVER 30,000 PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE ATTENDED PERFORMANCES BY THE ORCHESTRA DURING THE YEAR.

ORCHESTRA EDUCATION:ORCHESTRA EDUCATION EXTENDS TO SCHOOL-DAY CONCERTS FOR THOUSANDS OF LOCAL STUDENTS. SEE CONTINUATION ON SCHEDULE O.THE READING SYMPHONY'S ORCHESTRA ZONE PROGRAM IS ALSO SEEKING TO IMPROVE THE SUCCESS OF THE MUSIC PROGRAM IN THE READING SCHOOL DISTRICT BY HELPING THEM TO RETAIN INSTRUMENTAL STUDENTS AS THEY LEAVE 5TH GRADE AND PROGRESS ON THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL. THE AIM IS TO GIVE THESE STUDENTS THE ADVANTAGES OF YEAR-ROUND PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS, THUS AFFORDING THE ABILITY TO EXCEL NOT ONLY IN THEIR MUSIC STUDIES, BUT ALSO ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE ACROSS THE BOARD, NOT TO MENTION FOSTERING SELF-ESTEEM AND ACHIEVEMENT. THE READING SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRAS PERFORM AT LEAST TWICE ON THEIR OWN EACH SEASON, AND PERFORM ON THE STAGE DURING THE FULL SYMPHONY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS THREE TIMES PER YEAR.

Executives Listed on Filing

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

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
David GrossEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR40$88,000
Shelley ShafferDIRECTOR2$0
Allyson MckechnieDIRECTOR2$0
Amy KreiderDIRECTOR2$0
Dianne WorkDIRECTOR2$0
Kevin WagnerDIRECTOR2$0
Scott StrumDIRECTOR2$0
Ralph RichardDIRECTOR2$0
Deanna RubenDIRECTOR2$0
Cynthia PhillipsDIRECTOR2$0
Quality Quinn GrabiasDIRECTOR2$0
Janet FaustDIRECTOR2$0
Fred KrottDIRECTOR2$0
Michael KatzamanDIRECTOR2$0
John Hibschman EsqDIRECTOR2$0
John Hampson VmdDIRECTOR2$0
Fred OpalinskiDIRECTOR2$0
Kevin DeacostaDIRECTOR2$0
Runette GabrielleDIRECTOR2$0
William BenderDIRECTOR2$0
Daniel Becker EsqDIRECTOR2$0
Jean BlickleDIRECTOR2$0
Ryan HurstTREASURER2$0
Jennifer HeistSECRETARY - RSO2$0
Beth K Roth PhdRSO SECOND VICE PRESIDENT2$0
Michael Duff EsqRSO FIRST VICE PRESIDENT2$0
Jane AlthenRSO PRESIDENT5$0

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