Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Paul Benson
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2012
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Kandiyohi
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
$500
Other Funds Leveraged
$155
Direct expenses
$655
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

I have six measurable goals for this project: 1. To attend Saint Olaf music camp. 2. To take classes at the Saint Olaf music camp. 3. To play more difficult music. 4. To attend individual lessons at camp. 5. To learn new techniques and skills for playing cello. 6. To become a better solo performer. Anything that I learned while at the music camp can only assist me in becoming a better musician.I will be able to provide a receipt that I attended the music camp, which details the classes I took and lessons I attended. I will keep record of new techniques and skills. I will be able to list the more difficult songs I mastered at camp. I will be able to perform at a higher level in the community, at school and at church.

Measurable Outcome(s)

At Saint Olaf College, there is a constant air of music. During the camp, I'm constantly thinking about the music being played in the orchestra, my personal music and other challenging music of upcoming events. While I was there, I could tell I was gettin

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Project Details

Attend Summer Music Camp.

Project Manager
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Benson
State
MN
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kurt Schulz: actor, writer, cofounder of the 4 Shadow Theatre Company, board member at Magnolia Musical Theatre Company; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; 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; Kate Aydin: Spanish instructor for 25 years, board member for the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum and Hendricks Community Foundation and Norwegian Heritage Committee; Roberta Trooien: musician, author, professor of composition and literature, choir director; Janet Olney: fiber artist, coordinator at Willmar Area Arts Council; Katie Lewandowski: artist, art teacher at Yellow Medicine East schools; Bill Gossman: artist, potter, musician, Mayor of New London.

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