2020 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

If you were a music director during the 2017/18 season, there’s a good chance you had six hundred and forty-five thousand or so good reasons to say it was an exceptional year. One conductor managed to have more than three million good reasons. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from the 2017/18 season is gathered from the following sources: Music Director compensation figures were obtained …

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2019 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

If you were a music director during the 2016/17 season, there’s a good chance you had several hundred thousand good reasons to see it as a really good year and one conductor in particular had more than three million good reasons. But if we’re looking at things from middle out, music directors continued to maintain an average compensation rate in excess of $600,000. The Information In order to provide information that is …

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2018 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

If you were a music director during the 2015/16 season, there’s a good chance you enjoyed a sharp uptick in compensation. The 2015/16 season was also the first season the average compensation rate exceeded the $600,000 threshold. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from the 2015/16 season is gathered from the following sources: Music Director compensation figures were obtained from their respective orchestra’s IRS Form 990 …

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2017 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

2017 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

It’s tough to imagine this year’s report could top the $5,110,538 Dallas Symphony Orchestra bombshell from 2016, and at the risk of burying the lead, that’s exactly that case. Having said that, there are more than enough fascinating developments to examine. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from the 2014/15 season is gathered from the following sources: Music Director compensation figures were obtained from their …

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2016 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

Orchestra Compensation Reports 2016 Music Directors

If you were a music director (MD) during the 2013/14 season, odds are you generated pretty much the same amount of income as the previous season. Having said that, you may have also enjoyed one of the largest average increases in the past 15 years. Confused? Don’t worry, you should be as it was a very odd season for MD compensation. But first off, let’s cover some of the basic info …

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