Berkeley Ensemble: Organizational Status Pros & Cons

1. Under Music Dept.
+ Access to performance budget, facilities
+ Support of Music Dept. staff
+ TAS budget for players
- Faculty manages activities
- Priorities of the Chair

2. Under CNMAT
+ Integrated into CNMAT research/pedagogy/performance programs
+ Independent of Music Dept. faculty politics
- Access to Music Dept. staff, funds = ?

3. Independent + in residence at CNMAT/Music
+ Raise money and sign performance/recording contracts without UC involvement, overhead
+ Players keep appointments in Music Dept.
+ Collaborate with CNMAT programs
- Access to UC facilities = ?
- Startup budget = ?
- Establish non-profit 501(c)3 status for fundraising