Art Project Grant
ACHF Arts Access
1. To preserve the rich repertoire and cultural history of the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra. 2. To perform a balanced concert consisting of a classical, full cello concerto coupled with Christmas music that will appeal to audiences of all ages. 3. To expose musicians and audience alike to a professional string performer from the region. 4. To utilize the guest cellist in workshops for elementary, middle and high school students, providing the opportunity for students of all ages to experience college-level musical instruction. 5. To remain dedicated to providing an opportunity for life-long musical expression and enjoyment for audiences of all ages.The symphony orchestra will attract string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians of all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds to fulfill the musical requirements of the traditional symphonic repertoire. The orchestra concert will target students of all ages and families throughout the region. Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra will evaluate the concert through video and written surveys based on the audiences responses related to the balance of the concert music; the cello concerto and the Christmas music. Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra members and their concert attendees will be inspired by the local and regional volunteer musicians, as well as, the performance of Dr. Rodgers and his work throughout the local schools. Approximately 550 people will be involved either as musicians, volunteers, or attendees, becoming aware of the ability of the arts to raise spirits, and inspire dreams for all ages and backgrounds, as well as, stimulating the economic growth of Worthington and the surrounding areas. A video survey will be completed by members of the audience both before and after the concert. Symphony orchestra musicians will be given surveys that they will fill out and return to Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra leadership team. Concert audience participants will also have the opportunity to fill out surveys during a meet-and-greet after the concert. The survey will include information related to satisfaction, age, cultural identity, geographic location of attendees, and knowledge of the music presented. One month after the final concert, the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Leadership Team will meet and summarize the information contained in the survey and use that information to impact further orchestral events.
1. Preserved the repertoire and history of Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra. 2. Performed a balanced concert with classical and Christmas music that appealed to the audience of all ages. 3. Musicians and audience were exposed to a professional string performer. 4. Guest cellist performed workshops for elementary, middle and high school students. 5. Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra provided the opportunity for life-long musical expression for orchestra members and enjoyment for an audience of all ages.
Other, local or private