ACHF Arts Access
Gao Hong will release a CD of new pipa music she has composed that shows the relevance of the Chinese pipa in the modern world. Qualitative: reviews, preview articles, concert evaluation form response, Quantitative: number of CDs sold, number of reviews, awards granted, percentage of positive evaluation form comments, audience attendance. 2: Gao Hong will perform a live solo concert showcasing the pipa performed with sound effects pedals and a looper. Qualitative: reviews, previews , concert evaluation form response, Quantitative: number audience members, number of concert previews, reviews, percentage of positive evaluation form comments, audience attendance.
Gao Hong will compose six new works for solo pipa altered by a looper and sound effects machine. Hong will perform them live and record them on a CD.
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. Chair, 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. Officer at -Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Nicholas Gaudette: Bassist and Arts Board grantee; active with Hear Here Live Music and Movement Festival, Cherry Spoon collective; Janis Lane-Ewart: Long-time arts administrator and consultant; development officer at KBEM Jazz88; Elizabeth Larson: School music teacher; freelance musician; John Munson: Musician with The New Standards and The Twilight Hours; Arts Board grantee; Betsy Neil: Violinist and fiddler; elementary school music and orchestra teacher; Stephen Pelkey: Music faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; cellist with Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Chamber Music Society; Andrew Stermer: Composer, producer, and percussionist
Executive director Sue Gens (651) 215-1600