Income

Ticket Sales — $83,200
Individual Donations — $68,400
Foundation and Trust Grants — $45,000
Advertising Sales — $23,000
Corporate Sponsorship — $13,500
Local Government Grants — $12,000
Other Income — $4,600

Total — $249,700


Expenses

Artist Fees — $76,100
Festival Management and Logistics  — $52,100
Advertising and Design — $44,900
Artist Travel and Accommodations — $22,500
Production, Facilities and Equipment — $18,700
Operations — $16,700

Total — $231,000


Reserve

2016 Surplus — $18,700

Total Reserve — $116,000

About our Reserve Fund: Industry best practices for a nonprofit organization of our size without an endowment suggest that the organization maintain a reserve fund of 50% of Annual Operating Expenses.


Festival Attendance

Free 2016 Events — 1,705

Paid 2016 Events — 4,389

Total 2017 Attendance — 6,094


2017 Vitals

Total Events — 43
Free Events — 18
Ticketed Events — 25
Number of Venues — 27
Number of Festival Artists — 47
Number of Host Families — 15
Number of Rental Houses — 2

Artists’ Points of Origin: Washington (17), New York (11), Illinois (6), Tennessee (3), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Ohio (2), California (1), South
Carolina (1), Canada (1), Australia (1)

Instrumentation: Violin (17), Cello (8), Viola (7), Piano (5), Trombone (3), Trumpet (3), Clarinet (1), Harp (1), Percussion (1), Bassoon (1), Double Bass (1)


Event Stats

Cost of Each Festival Event — $5,372
Cost of Each Event Per Attendee — $38
Average Ticket Price — $21
Average Attendance Per Event — 142


On the Poster

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Stravinsky In Performance: Mass: Gloria, Festival Series, January Festival; The Soldier’s Tale, Special Tasting Music, June Festival.


Guest Artists

January: The Westerlies
March: Turtle Island Quartet
June: Spektral Quartet


The 2016 Theme

Ten-Year Anniversary!


Extreme Weather

January Festival Snow Depth: 15 inches
January Festival High Temperature: 7º F


Data for this report was compiled between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, the fiscal year of the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival.