Income

Individual Donations — $89,600

Ticket Sales — $74,024

Foundation and Trust Grants — $58,600

Advertising Sales — $19,280

Corporate Sponsorship — $12,500

Local Government Grants — $11,500

Total — $265,504


Expense

Festival Management and Logistics — $68,044

Artist Fees — $51,925

Operations — $39,826

Production, Facilities and Equipment — $26,736

Advertising and Design — $17,736

Artist Travel and Accommodations — $15,460

Total — $219,727


Reserve

2018 Surplus — $45,777

Total Reserve — $121,000

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 2018 Events — 1,600

Paid 2018 Events — 3,772

Total 2017 Attendance — 5,372


2018 Vitals

Total Events — 41

Free Events — 21

Ticketed Events — 20

Average Ticket Price — $21.75

Number of Venues — 29

Number of Festival Artists — 34

Number of Host Families — 21

Number of Rental Houses — 1

Artists’ Points of Origin: Washington (17), Massachusetts (4), New York (3), Tennessee (2), Michigan (1), Ohio (1), South Carolina (1), Oregon (1), Colorado (1), Georgia (1), Australia (1), Germany (1)


Event Stats

Cost of Each Festival Event — $5,359

Cost of Each Event Per Attendee — $40.90

Average Attendance Per Event — 131


On the Poster

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

Clara Schumann in Performance: June Festival

  • Piano Trio in G Min, Op. 17

  • Three Romances for violin and piano, Op. 22


Guest Artists

January: Carolina Eyck, theremin

June: PROJECT Trio


The 2018 Theme

Chamber Music and Dance: Movement and Music


Data for this report was compiled between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018, the fiscal year of the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival.