Art Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,610
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Friends of the Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lyon
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,610
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,590
Direct expenses
$4,200
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

More Minnesotans, especially those in the Southwest Minnesota Region, will be able to participate in the arts.Surveys will be handed out after each concert. Telephone numbers of board members and the SMO website will be made available for further commentary.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We made gorgeous music come alive in a place that it wouldn't have normally and we enriched people's lives, including our own.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Dr. Dan Rieppel, R. Wes Myers, Kristin Gruhot, Beth Steuck, Laura Schmidt, Diane Wright.
Project Overview
Art Project
Project Details
Chamber Music Series: Prairiemusic: Big Music in a Small SpaceLe Sueur
Project Manager
First Name
Kris
Last Name
Gruhot
Organization Name
Friends of the Orchestra
Street Address
2264 190th Ave
City
Lynd
State
MN
Zip Code
56157
Phone
(507) 530-2555
Email
kgruhot@frontier.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jane Link: visual artist, Milan Village Arts School founding member, Milan Community Education, Greater Milan Initiative; 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; Randy Meyer: visual artist and farmer, former art teacher; Kate Aydin: retired educator, developed a curriculum focused on the visual arts, literature, and modern and traditional music of Spain and Latin America, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board member; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner of Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president of Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member of Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Susan Marco: writer, High School English and creative writing teacher; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member of Prairie Music Association and Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasurer, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board member; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board member; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Maggie Harp: musician, music teacher; Carol Purrington: retired English teacher, president of Marshall Area Fine Arts Council; Vonnie Saquilan: arts advocate, Granite Arts Council board member; Kathy Schaefer: musician, photographer, Southwest Minnesota State University business professor; Bev Tellefsen: retired educator, Granite Arts Council board member; Mark Wilmes: president of Lake Benton Opera House, musician, theatre, journalist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No