By Edward Arian
The altering function of an exceptional orchestra within the overall musical lifetime of the group is the subject matter of Dr. Arian's outstanding and, certainly, targeted learn of the executive difficulties of the Philadelphia Orchestra. As either musician and professional in organizational habit, Dr. Arian describes the improvement of the orchestra via Leopold Stokowski into an incomparable musical tool, the monetary difficulties it confronted, the transitority answer of those difficulties through a technique of bureaucratic compromise, and the disappointment of some of the orchestra's better musical probabilities via the very compromises designed initially to make sure its sability.
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Elkins 1901-2 to 1902-3 (SR) Miss Mary K. Gibson 1901-2 to 1917-18 (SR) Clement A. Griscom 1901-2 to 1912-13 (SR) Mrs. Alfred C. Harrison 1901-2 to 1902-3 (SR) John H. Ingham 1901-2 to 1930-31 (SR) Oliver B. Judson 1901-2 to 1904-5 (SR) Edward I. Keffer 1901-2 to 1907-8 Oscar A. Knipe 1901-2 C. Hartman Kuhn 1901-2 to 1933-34 (SR) Edward G. McCollin 1901-2 to 1907-8 Thomas McKean, Jr. 1901-2 to 1914-15 (SR) Clement B. Newbold 1901-2 to 1913-14 (SR) James W. Paul, Jr. 1901-2 to 1907-8 (SR) Mrs. Frank H.
Main Lafrentz & Co. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountants October 3, 1967 TABLE II-5 THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNUAL REPORT 1967-68 The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Academy of Music of Philadelphia, Inc. STATEMENT OF CONSOLIDATED INCOME Year Ended August 31, 1968 Orchestra income: Concert income Record royalties Television Commercial sponsorship Miscellaneous $1,941,683 272,438 5,079 17,000 6,913 $2,243,113 ___________ Academy income: Rentals Other GROSS INCOME Orchestra expenses: Musicians, conductors, soloists $1,820,236 Transportation and baggage 93,605 Musicians' travel allowance 152,545 Rentals of halls, and stage expense 104,649 Advertising, ticket selling, etc 139,821 Office salaries 84,273 Office rent and other administrative 60,641 Pension, social security, etc 129,747 Music 27,230 Miscellaneous 45,712 ___________ Academy expense: $ 196,550 21,835 218,385 ___________ ___________ 2,461,498 2,658,459 Wages and operating expense Major repairs Interest $ 292,169 42,969 12,191 ___________ 347,329 ___________ GROSS EXPENSE 3,005,788 _________ $ (544,290) (DEFICIT) FROM OPERATIONS Non-operating income: Income from Endowment Funds Campaign contributions, net of campaign expenses -- $25,826 Ford Foundation contribution, net of Challenge Program expenses -- $167,496 NET INCOME (LOSS) -46- $ 208,590 231,873 26,864 467,327 _________ __________ $ (76,963) ========= TABLE II-5 -- Cont.
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