Artist in Residency

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,043
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Talahi Elementary School AKA Talahi Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2017
End Date
April 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Sherburne
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Cultural Heritage

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,043
Other Funds Leveraged
$438
Direct expenses
$3,481
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Students will learn West African dances and music. They will also learn to play drums for dancing and to play easy African music. At the assembly for the community event students will show their new dance steps and how they can play drums for West African music.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The children in the first grade had a very active week learning East African music, dancing and drumming. It was an eye opening experience to see these first graders learning to play very special drums. To see the children perform on Friday was somethin

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Artist in Residency

Project Details

Christian Adeti will come to Talahi to conduct a residency in West African drumming, dance, music, storytelling and dance for first grade students. A special section of the week will deal with the student learning to play African drums.

Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Bowden
Organization Name
Talahi Elementary School AKA Talahi Community School
Street Address
1321 University Dr SE
City
St Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56304
Phone
(320) 217-5374
Email
jmbowden23@yahoo.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: Professional film, digital and nature photographer, local arts center and photography club volunteer.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: Professional film, digital and nature photographer, local arts center and photography club volunteer.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No