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Dues Structure

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U.S. Orchestra Dues

U.S. orchestra dues are based on the orchestra’s total operating expenses from last season, according to this chart:

Expenses of $16 million and up

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$50,000,000 and up$37,000
$34,000,000 – 50,000,000$35,000
$24,000,000 – 34,000,000$32,000
$22,000,000 – 24,000,000$29,000
$20,000,000 – 22,000,000$26,000
$18,000,000 – 20,000,000$23,000
$16,000,000 – 18,000,000$21,000

Expenses between $6 million and $16 million

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$14,000,000 – 16,000,000$18,500
$12,000,000 – 14,000,000$16,000
$10,500,000 – 12,000,000$14,000
$9,000,000 – 10,500,000$12,000
$8,000,000 – 9,000,000$10,500
$7,000,000 – 8,000,000$9,600
$6,000,000 – 7,000,000$8,600

Expenses between $2 million and $6 million

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$5,500,000 – 6,000,000$7,500
$5,000,000 – 5,500,000$6,700
$3,000,000 – 5,000,000$6,400
$2,200,000 – 3,000,000$6,000
$2,000,000 – 2,200,000$5,500

Expenses between $800,000 and $2 million

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$1,800,000 – 2,000,000$4,800
$1,600,000 – 1,800,000$4,200
$1,400,000 – 1,600,000$3,800
$1,200,000 – 1,400,000$3,400
$1,000,000 – 1,200,000$2,850
$900,000 – 1,000,000$2,400
$800,000 – 900,000$2,100

Expenses between $350,000 and $800,000

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$650,000 – 800,000$1,850
$550,000 – 650,000$1,600
$500,000 – 550,000$1,400
$450,000 – 500,000$1,250
$400,000 – 450,000$1,100
$350,000 – 400,000$950

Expenses below $350,000

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$300,000 – 350,000$850
$250,000 – 300,000$700
$200,000 – 250,000$550
$165,000 – 200,000$440
$50,000 – 165,000$350
$25,000 – 50,000$275
Up to $25,000$175

Canada Orchestra Dues

Canadian orchestra dues are based on your orchestra’s total operating expenses from last season, according to this chart:

Expenses of $10 million and up

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$25,000,000 and up$8,000
$20,000,000 – 25,000,000$6,500
$15,000,000 – 20,000,000$5,000
$10,000,000 – 15,000,000$3,500

Expenses below $10 million

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
$7,500,000 – 10,000,000$3,000
$6,000,000 – 7,500,000$2,500
$5,000,000 – 6,000,000$2,000
$3,000,000 – 5,000,000$1,500
$1,000,000 – 3,000,000$1,000
$750,000 – 1,000,000$750
$500,000 – 750,000$500
Up to $500,000$250

Youth Orchestra Dues

Youth orchestra dues are based on your orchestra’s total operating expenses from last season, according to this chart:

Orchestra Total Expenses22-23 Membership Dues23-24 Membership Dues
$1,500,000 and up$375$475
$1,000,000 – 1,500,000$375$440
$750,000 – 1,000,000$275$325
$500,000 – 750,000$250$275
$250,000 – 500,000$200$225
$250,000 and below$175$180

College Orchestra Dues

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
All College orchestras$185

International Orchestra Dues

Orchestra Total ExpensesMembership Dues
All International orchestras
(except Canada)
$250

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