Art Project Grant
ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage
The expected short-term goal will be a very gratified audience who feel eager to attend future North Shore Music Association events, knowing that they can count on North Shore Music Association to provide excellent music that broadens their artistic and cultural horizons. The expected long-term goal will be a further increase in our organization's visibility, both locally and outside Cook County. Audience members will know North Shore Music Association as an organization that offers a unique service to a very small town--a community that's a wonderful place to visit and a treasure in which to live. We will know if we've achieved our proposed outcomes through analysis of feedback via the following: immediate audience verbal feedback, survey responses (a one-page survey handed to every audience member), ticket sales report, post-event word of mouth in the community, and written responses (e-mail, North Shore Music Association Facebook page, letters and cards).
We had 143 audience members, and 99% of our survey respondents said that they were "very satisfied" with the performance (and just one "satisfied"). Comments included: "Wow! Guy Davis is AMAZING!" "Good stuff! Cookin' with gas." "Fabulous!" and "So great - really personable performer." Total ticket sales were $1,620, and we covered nearly all of our total expenses for the event with a very small net loss of $105. We consider that small loss very negligible when we look at the big picture of what an amazing
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