Artist Initiative

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Gregory P. Herriges AKA Greg Herriges
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Ramsey
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,600
Direct expenses
$12,600
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Minnesota artists will expand their artistic abilities through collaboration. Audiences will gain an appreciation for diverse cultures. Responses to the recording while in progress will be collected via social media. Concert attendance will be noted and feedback solicited through comment forms. CD sales numbers will be collected.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Artist Initiative

Project Details

Herriges will arrange, record, and release a new CD, "Holiday Music for the World," featuring celebration music from many different cultural traditions, faiths, and seasons. A live performance will take place in the Twin Cities.

Project Manager
First Name
Gregory
Last Name
Herriges
Organization Name
Gregory P. Herriges AKA Greg Herriges
State
MN
Phone
(612) 207-6981
Email
greg@gregherriges.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary?s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Gregory Brosofske: Composer and sound designer; Rolf Erdahl: Bass player, OboeBass!; bass instructor, Gustavus Adolphus College; Linda Kachelmeier: Composer, conductor and singer; founder of LUMINA; El Karnwie-Tuah: Hip-hop artist; Arts Board grantee; Sarah Lawrence: Co-general artistic director, Lyric Opera of the North; Loretta Simonet: Musician with award-winning folk music duo, Curtis and Loretta; Justin Spenner: Classical baritone and private voice instructor

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No