Organizational Transparency


Akropolis Quintet, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created by and governing the internationally-acclaimed contemporary music ensemble, the Akropolis Reed Quintet. Our mission is to create a more vibrant society with greater accessibility to contemporary music through our quintet’s artistic excellence utilized in performances, educational workshops, and community engagement.

To make a tax-deductible donation to Akropolis Quintet, Inc. or learn more about our funders, click here.

Financial Transparency

As a public nonprofit, we value being a open and transparent organization when it comes to showcasing our financial records, annual report, organizational growth, impact, and more. We invite you to review our financial information below, in addition to our GuideStar Profile here.

Audited Financial Statements

 990 Tax Returns

Data Arts Cultural Data Project Report

Akropolis participates in the Data Arts Cultural Data Project, a system through which arts and cultural organizations enter financial, programmatic and operational information into a standardized online form. First launched in Pennsylvania in 2004, Data Arts now serves more than 14,000 organizations in 12 states and the District of Columbia. The Funders Report included here was created for Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the state arts agency in Michigan.

Annual Reports

Since becoming a nonprofit, Akropolis has continued to produce a 1-sheet infographic annual report that showcases our reach, impact, and programmatic depth each calendar year.

Strategic Plan

In response to our unique business model and to best conserve resources, Akropolis has produced a Culture and Systems Handbook in place of a Strategic Plan. The Culture and Systems Handbook outlines the systems Akropolis Quintet, Inc. will use to develop strategy, overcome challenges, and act on our mission to be a successful, public-serving nonprofit. It was created in consultation with Bill Booth of Booth Learning.

Page 3: Aligning systems and culture to create impact and results
Page 4: Core values
Page 5: Culture and norms
Pages 6-7: Systems and procedures

Akropolis Quintet, Inc. Culture and Systems Handbook and Strategic Plan

This Culture and Systems Handbook was by our Board of Directors on September, 21 2019. 

Board of Directors

Susan Badger Booth, President
Program Director of Arts & Entertainment Management/Arts Administration at Eastern Michigan University
Board member, Association of Arts Administration Educators
Director, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Board Training Program

Mark Clague Ph.D., Vice President
Interim Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs
Formerly Director of Entrepreneurship & Career Services at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Faculty Associate, American Culture Program, Afro-American Studies and Non-Profit Management

Scott Landry C.P.A., Treasurer
Retired CEO of YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit; MBA, CPA University of New Orleans

Stephanee Strasburg, Secretary
Director of Institutional Partnerships, Sphinx Organization Detroit

Zack Bissell, Officer
Out-of-School Arts Program Manager, Living Arts Detroit

The Board of Directors also includes all five Akropolis musicians as voting members. Their biographies are available here.


Matt Landry
Executive Director
Artistic Director (saxophonist)

Kari Landry
Marketing and Development Manager
Artistic Director (clarinetist)

Tim Gocklin
Artistic Director (oboist)

Andrew Koeppe
Artistic Director (bass clarinetist)

Ryan Reynolds
Artistic Director (bassoonist)

Lydia Carey

Cameron Massey