Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
May 2015
End Date
August 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,900
Direct expenses
$7,700
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra will present the final concert of its 2015 season on July 23 at Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota-Duluth. The program will feature a collaboration between the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra and the Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe, both Duluth-based organizations. They will perform a new work for orchestra and shadow puppets based on a Persian fairy tale, specific tale as yet undetermined. The musical score will be created by Tehran composer, Hooshyar Khayam. The goal is to present a performance that is artistically compelling. We hope through this collaboration to broaden the audience base for two artistic enterprises not often joined together: puppetry and chamber orchestra.The artistic evaluation will be made by the project directors reflecting the response of participating musicians and puppet artists, audience members, Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra board members, and reviews in the media. The effort to broaden the audience bas of both organizations will be reflected in ticket sales and audience response.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ann Hodge, Aaron Bransky,Tom Eling, Brenda Schrader-Johnson, Geoff Popham, Ted Harwood, John Fochs, Pamela Benson, Anne Cotter
Project Overview
Art Project Grant
Project Details
On Thursday, July 23, 2015 the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra will present the final concert of its 2015 summer season. The second half of that concert will be the presentation of a Persian fairy tale for chamber orchestra and shadow puppets. The music will be newly composed by Hooshyar Khayam of Tehran, Iran; the shadow puppets designed and operated by The Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe; the music performed by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Warren Freisen.
Project Manager
First Name
Warren
Last Name
Friesen
Organization Name
Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
Street Address
PO Box 434
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55801
Phone
(507) 779-4200
Email
warren.t.friesen@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Ken Bloom: Director of Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, animator; David Beard: Assistant Professor of University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Ashley Leek: student of Art Education at University of Minnesota-Duluth, ceramic artist, art educator; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Dana Mattice: Development and Communications Director of The Art Institute Duluth.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Ken Bloom: Director of Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; David Beard: Assistant Professor of University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Dana Mattice: Development and Communications Director of The Art Institute Duluth.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No