Classics 4 Kids (, )


  • Name:Jen DeMik


  • Organization Name:Classics 4 Kids

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  • Mission:
  • Classics 4 Kids provides critical music education in San Diego, through professional orchestra concerts and in-school workshops designed for elementary students. Classics 4 Kids conducts interactive programs at local hospitals and community events to further music awareness. Our culturally diverse programming involves guest artists, dance, visual arts and the cross-curricular material often involves science, geography and math. Classics 4 Kids has particular outreach to Title 1, low-income schools to further academic advancement, personal growth and creativity in disadvantaged youth.

  • Overview:
  • Classics 4 Kids Educational Model consists of 3 parts:

    1) Orchestra Concerts at the Balboa Theatre - Each season, Classics 4 Kids performs 12 professional orchestra concerts in 3 uniquely themed, culturally diverse series at the historic Balboa Theatre. Each participating class receives an optional docent visit and audio CD, as well as detailed lesson plans.

    2) Interactive Workshops - Classics 4 Kids offers music education as in-school assemblies: “Kids Investigate the Science of Sound” and “Percussion from Around the World” align with State VAPA & Common Core Standards, foster creative thinking, cultural awareness, & problem solving.

    3) Heartstrings Outreach Once a quarter, Classics 4 Kids provides interactive music performances to the children, families and medical staff at Rady Children’s Hospital, and includes professional musicians, instruments which children can play, and a hands-on art/craft activity.

  • History:
  • Classics 4 Kids was founded in 1994 as the result of a single effort to fill a gap in music education. After the founder raised funds for 600 students to attend a professional piano recital, soon more grades, schools, and districts began asking for access to quality classical music concerts. Today, Classics 4 Kids provides vital music education to over 20,000 students, teachers and families each year – either through Orchestra programs, in-school music workshops, presentations in libraries, or with our “Heartstrings” program at Rady Children’s Hospital.

  • Year established:1994
  • Endowment:No


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • Tax ID:33-0706949

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:330706949
  • Organization Name:CLASSICS FOR KIDS INC
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:% MARION SCIRE
  • Organization Address:3740 4TH AVE
  • Organization City:SAN DIEGO
  • Organization State:CA
  • Organization Zip:92103-4203
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:September, 1996
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):994, 090
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code, Cultural performances
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:August, 2017
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:August
  • NTEE Code:A680
  • Asset Amount:$59,872
  • Asset Code:3 ($25,000 - $99,999)
  • Income Amount:$373,193
  • Income Code:4 ($100,000 - $499,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$373,193
  • Last Updated:2/21/2018 9:25:09 am

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