ERIC Number: ED121182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The 1975-76 Concert Season: A Prediction.
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
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of Coll., Univ. and Community Arts Administrators, Inc., Madison, WI.