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ERIC Number: ED121182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The 1975-76 Concert Season: A Prediction.
Moon, Robert
The Association of College, University and Community Arts Administrators, Inc. (ACUCAA) surveyed 162 colleges and universities and 33 nonprofit institutions that will present professional performing arts programs in the 1975-76 concert season. Some highlights are: (1) 195 institutions will present 3,515 performances that cost $12,015,119 in artist fees in 1975-76;(2) the average fee for these performances will be $3,418; (3) 195 institutions will spend $4,014,923 in other direct costs, or an average of $1,237 per performance; (4) on the average, each performance costs $4,655 to present in fees and other direct costs; (5) 195 institutions will spend $16,030,042 in total direct costs to present 3,515 performances to the public; (6) average fees have increased 37.8 percent in 1975-76 compared to 1974-75; (7) average other direct costs of presentation have increased 24 percent in 1975-76 compared to 1974-75; (8) on the average, the direct cost of presenting a performing arts event has risen 66.7 percent in the last three years; (9) there will be a 57 percent decrease in performances of vocal recitals and a 33 percent decrease in symphony performances in 1975-76 compared to 1974-75; (10) there will be a 34.8 percent increase in theater performances and a 36.1 percent increase in contemporary dance performances in 1975-76 compared to 1974-75; (11) 40 percent of the respondents report an increase in subscription sales for the 1975-76 season while only 13 percent report a decrease compared to 1974-75. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of Coll., Univ. and Community Arts Administrators, Inc., Madison, WI.