Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,995
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2012
End Date
February 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
McLeod
Meeker
Kandiyohi
Renville
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,995
Other Funds Leveraged
$267
Direct expenses
$2,262
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

A. Alexander Sandor provides a high quality public Interactive Recitals. B. Participants in the interactive recital have enhanced musical skills, increased knowledge of piano music, and greater depth of understanding of music in general and in the specific pieces performed. C. Crow River Area Youth Orchestra creates, produces and presents a high quality Fall concert with a theme of International Music.Crow River Area Youth Orchestra will request that Mr. Sandor, adult and student members of the audience evaluate the Interactive Recital. A prepared survey will be provided. Statistical data will be collected about the audience on the day of the concert. Personal feedback from audience members after the performance will also be encouraged.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Those who attended enjoyed the music and the information Alex shared about the history of rag and its influences. He played fun music that the youth in the audience were swaying and bobbing to in their seats, and the adults enjoyed the recital too. Alex's

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mary Anne Kohls Olmstead, Paul Otte, Marie Nelson, Heidi Mack, Cindy Sandberg
Project Overview
Interactive Recital and Concert/Alexander Sandor
Project Details
Interactive Recital and Concert/Alexander Sandor.
Project Manager
First Name
Mary-Anne
Last Name
Olmsted-Kohls
Organization Name
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
Street Address
15590 620th Ave
City
Litchfield
State
MN
Zip Code
55355
Phone
(320) 587-9809
Email
dmkohls@hutchtel.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kate Aydin: Spanish instructor for 25 years, board member for the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum and Hendricks Community Foundation and Norwegian Heritage Committee; Cheri Buzzeo: production manager, Willmar Community Theatre, board member at Willmar Area Arts Council; Luanne Fondell: musician, coordinator for Dawson Boyd Arts Association, former board member at Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council; Mary Jane Mardesen: author, theater director, speech/theater/English instructor at Minnesota West Community and Technical College; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Verna Patrick: retired music educator, member of the Willmar Area Symphony Orchestra and Pens and Brushes writing club; Ron Porep: coordinator, Milan Village Arts School.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: artist, project manager for Art Meander, Vice President of Big Stone Arts Council; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; Jane Link: artist, board member at Milan Village Arts School and the Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: former K-12 art teacher, co owner of First Floral-Hallmark, hand bell choir member; Connie Feig: board member at the Willmar Area Arts Council and Minnesota Gerontological Society; Paula Nemes: Vice President of the Marshall Area Stage Company, musician, community theater participant, Lyon County arts organizations activist; Kurt Schulz: actor, writer, cofounder of the 4 Shadow Theatre Company, board member at Magnolia Musical Theatre Company; Susan Marco: author, English and creative writing teacher at Dassel-Cokato High School, Fine Arts Committee member at Dassel-Cokato Public Schools; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member at the Prairie Music Association and the Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired teacher of language arts, literary arts activist, coach, and event organizer, board member at the Historic Dayton House, liberal arts advisory board member at Minnesota West Community College; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, author, community theater participant, adjunct instructor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University, art instructor for the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council; Tamara Isfeld: visual artist, art teacher for Renville County West Schools, planning committee member for Meander - Upper Minnesota River Valley Art Crawl, board member at Granite Arts Council and Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Treasurer of Rock County Fine Arts Association, board member of Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County, planning committee member for Art Rocks in Luverne, owner of Playing in the Mud Studio, arts festival organizer; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Patricia Enger: visual artist, musician, gallery technician and curator for the William Whipple Gallery at Southwest Minnesota State University, exhibit curator for Fallen Angel Gallery; Randy Meyer: artist, farmer, art teacher for local and home schools, treasurer for the First Lutheran Church, board member for Lac qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company; Kate Aydin: Spanish instructor for 25 years, board member for the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum and Hendricks Community Foundation and Norwegian Heritage Committee.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes