We base our growth goals on the activities of orchestras in other similar sized metro areas.  Success for us is a combination of a few key indicators: the number of full time players, number of masterworks, number of weeks of work, and quality of our soloists and conductors.  Click a city on the left to see how we compare at this point. 

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Richmond, VA

Charlotte, SC

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

soloist roster this season

Population

soloist roster this season

1,258,251

4.7 million

36 full time, 32 part time

38

7

Norman Krieger, Piano

Orion Weiss, Piano

Marina Piccinini, Flute

Joseph Conyers, Double Bass

Diana Cohen, Violin

Kathryn Leemhuis, Mezzo-soprano

# of pops

4

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

2,389,763

8.4 million

62 full time

35

10

8

Arnaldo Cohen, piano

Calin Lupanu, violin

Rebekah Newman, viola

Susan Lorette Dunn, soprano

Augustin Dumay, violin

Pascal Roge, piano

Arthur Jussen, piano

Lucas Jussen, piano