Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,767
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Friends of the Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
December 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lyon
Yellow Medicine
Lincoln
Lac qui Parle
Pipestone
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,767
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,964
Direct expenses
$7,731
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

50% or more of those completing the survey will indicate they found the music challenging. 50% or more of those completing the survey will indicate they had a positive experience while collaborating with other musicians. 50% or more of those completing the survey will indicate they had a positive experience during the rehearsal process. 50% or more of those completing the survey will indicate they had a positive experience performing the concert.50% or more of those completing the survey will indicate they had a positive experience. The survey will indicate an item about whether this is the respondent's first Southwest Minnesota Orchestra concert-of those answering yes," 50% or more will indicate that they plan to attend a future concert. Additional information about the impact will be summarized from comments made elsewhere on the survey. The survey will include an item about the respondent's age so Friends of the Orchestra can track the spread of age groups attending the performances."

Measurable Outcome(s)

It was a more relaxing concert. By adding different elements to the concert our orchestra was able to be more interactive with the audience. Especially since Southwest Minnesota Orchestra players were also encouraged to wear costumes along with the audien

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Dr. Daniel Rieppel, Wes Myers, Kristin Gruhot, Beth Steuck, Laura Schmidt, Diane Wright, Anna Fitzer
Project Overview
"Hauntcert"
Project Details
Concert "Hauntcert."
Project Manager
First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Rieppel
Organization Name
Friends of the Orchestra
Street Address
1501 State St
City
Marshall
State
MN
Zip Code
56258
Phone
(507) 829-8085
Email
Daniel.Rieppel@smsu.edu
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
No