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Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester

The mission of Choral Arts Ensemble is to inspire, educate, and enrich the community at large through outstanding choral performance.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 2/22/2013
1001 14th Street NW
Suite 900
Rochester, MN 55901
Other Names Used Choral Arts Ensemble
EIN 36-3465792
Principal Staff Rhonda Burnap,
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 18
Board meetings with quorum 9
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 11.7
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Board
Accomplishments
CAE made an impact in the previous year by fulfilling our mission in presenting our regular series of four concerts (encompassing 9 performances) of varied repertoire of time and place, holding a Community Sing event, premiering three commissioned works, working in collaboration with other regional musicians and guest artists, and giving outreach performances on the Mayo Clinic campus, a local retirement center and the public library. This was accomplished with a complete board of 18 directors of varied professions and expertise, a staff with combined years of service of almost 30 years, and a full roster of 40 singers. We also used marketing tools of print, tv, and radio advertisements and feature articles, public posters, monthly e-newsletters, Facebook and Twitter posts to reach out to current and new supporters.
Current Goals
Last year’s goals remain relevant and continue as our goals for the current year. We will maintain our high quality roster of singers, board members and artistic and administrative staff; program and present a broad spectrum of choral works, including newly commissioned pieces; work collaboratively with other regional artists and arts organizations; increase our visibility to new and more diverse audiences and singers through outreach programs and a variety of marketing strategies.
Community or Constituency Served
Choral Arts Ensemble serves the community at large.
Geographic Area Served
Southeast Minnesota and surrounding areas.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $184,043 81.4%
Management: $19,485 8.6%
Fundraising: $22,474 9.9%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $161,482 $162,771 $0
Beginning of Year $162,771 $167,371 $0
Difference ($1,289) ($4,600) $0
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $161,482
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
Financials
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