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. 

Birmingham, AL

VS

Richmond, VA

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

1,212,848

6.7 million

52 full time

40

12

8

soloist roster this season

Susanna Phillips, Soprano

David Shifrin, Clarinet

Ingrid Fliter, Piano

Justin Brown, Piano

Tai Murray, Violin

Karen Gomyo, Violin

Vladimir Feltsman, Piano

Daniel Szasz, Double Bass

Nicholas Phan, Tenor

Joshua Roman, Cello

Eugene Ugorski, Violin

Anton Nel, Piano

Joyce Yang, Piano



1,258,251

4.7 million

36 full time, 32 part time

38

7

4

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

soloist roster this season

Norman Krieger, Piano
Orion Weiss, Piano
Marina Piccinini, Flute
Joseph Conyers, Double Bass
Diana Cohen, Violin
Kathryn Leemhuis, Mezzo-soprano