ACHF Arts Access
1) To support high-quality music education for residents of all ages, to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding of the arts. 2) To overcome barriers to accessing high quality arts activities and instill the arts into our community and our region. 3) To increase our number of Partners in Music from eleven in the 2017-18 season, to twelve in the 2017-18 season, therefore validating the concert series and the community support for the music series. 4) To secure six local musicians who will participate in the Lunch and Listen program. We will gather our results from verbal comments at each concert and jam session, keep accurate numbers of attendees, and will be able to assess the support for the project by the number of Partners in Music and the number of repeat partners from the 2016-17 season. We hope that local artists will want to participate in the Lunch and Listen program. The number of Partners in Music will directly reflect the community support and will be used to measure success of the project.
Other,local or private
Winter Concert Series.
John White: writer, photographer, retired journalist; Georgette Jones: literature teacher, theatre actor, theater director, theater teacher; Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Kathy Fransen: musician, theatre, Rhythm of the River coordinator; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Joyce Meyer: photographer, retired art teacher, Canby Arts Council; Pam Blake: retired art educator, visual artist, Tyler Arts Council, Lincoln County Art Fair, Southwest Minnesota Weaver’s Guild; Michele Knife Sterner: theatre actor, Southwest Minnesota State University Associate director for Access Opportunity Success program; Lisa Hill: musician, Crow River Singers, attorney; Joyce Aakre: visual arts, writing, Discover Dassel committee, Board member for Litchfield Community Education, Exhibit committee for Dassel Area Historical Society; Emily Petersen: visual artist, art teacher; David KelseyBassett: visual artist, musician; Anne O’Keefe-Jackson: human resources director, bead and quill work; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasurer, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County; Brett Lehman: Worthington International Festival, Worthington City Band, Worthington Concert Association; Erica Volkir: performing arts, Director of Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB; Claire Swanson: visual arts, arts teacher, Meander Art Crawl Committee.
Mark Bosveld: theater, dance; Cheri Buzzeo: theater; Mary Gillespie: art administration; Maureen Keimig: theater; Kaia Nowatzki: visual art, theater, music; Eric Parrish: music, theater; Lisa Hill: music; Erica Volkir: performing arts.
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council, Nicole DeBoer (507) 537-1471