Forward Performing Arts Inc

aka Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps   |   MADISON, WI   |  http://www.madisonscouts.org/

Mission

Our mission is to provide a program for youth in music and performance training through a positive environment that emphasizes character and social development, leadership, self-discipline, and the pursuit of excellence.

Ruling year info

1970

CEO

Chris Komnick

Main address

2935 S FISH HATCHERY RD 401

MADISON, WI 53711 USA

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EIN

39-1131530

NTEE code info

Music (A68)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Physical Fitness/Community Recreational Facilities (N30)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We provide opportunities for personal advancement, understanding of excellence, leadership development, and personal life skills that are all taught through musical performance.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps

A member of Drum Corps International (DCI)

Population(s) Served
Artists and performers
Students

The Mad Brass ensemble will focus on skills and performance development for members ages 15-18, utilizing a top-rate staff of local music educators. The group will develop a 7-minute production that will be produced in a time-efficient rehearsal process. Our objective is to provide a high-quality educational and performance experience balanced with respect for the member’s time and resources.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Artists and performers

Fleurish Winds, a co-ed marching arts ensemble that will compete in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Winds division. Fleurish Winds will be based in Northwest Wisconsin.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Artists and performers

Black Star Drum line is a program that gives kids ages 9-18 in the Madison community an opportunity for creative expression through the "Percussive Arts". Black Star Drum Line was created and founded in 2008 by director Joey B. Banks.

Joey incorporates diversity, respect for self and others, unity and mastery as the core elements of the youth development model he developed working as a youth development professional for over 20 years in the Madison area. The group has done over 600 performances in the State of Wisconsin and Madison community to date. The group has performed and collaborated with many local groups and performers.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Artists and performers

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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Forward Performing Arts Inc

Board of directors
as of 7/30/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Michael Garvin

USA Jet Airlines

Term: 2019 - 2019

Jeff Manion

Standard Imaging

Drew Hadley

Procter & Gamble

Michael Garvin

USA Jet Airlines

Diane Goetsch

DC Everest School District

Mike Robinson

University of Georgia

Randy Ferrie

MSAA

Susan McKay

ExamWorks

Carmen Crook

Standard Imaging

Doug Tholo

Cornerstone Tetra Tech

Christine D'Angelo

D'Angelo & Grabow LLP

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/28/2019

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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