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St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Reports Balanced Budget


St. Paul Chamber Orchestra reported ending its 2017-2018 year in the black, with a surplus of $153,000. Attracting younger audiences has been a big focus for the orchestra in the past few years, offering school and college students free tickets since 2016. About 10% more young people attended concerts this year than the year before. Unique households attending concerts also hit a record high in the fiscal year ending 2018.

About 61.4% of SPCO’s income came from donations, with individual contributions reaching an all-time high. SPCO musicians are members of Local 30-73 (St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN).