Artist/Mentor Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Gwenfrewi Burger
Recipient Type
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Attending the Cello and American Experience cello camp this summer will offer the grantee the opportunity to receive feedback on her college audition repertoire from the talented cello faculty. Through specific feedback, the applicant will receive input on technique and improve in her ability to play relaxed. Finally, the grantee will be able to see other performances and connect with the performers at the camp.Student will receive targeted feedback from camp faculty and will include the results of her feedback in her final report.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The grantee had the opportunity to learn from Mark Summer, David Carter, Bruce Uchimura, Astrid Schween and other talented cello faculty this summer at “Cello: An American Experience.” The grantee set out to be newly inspired and motivated, to receive new perspectives on her playing, advice on where to attend college, and to take advantage of cello/chamber performance opportunities. As a dedicated cellist, each of her outcomes were achieved.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Artist/Mentor Grant
Project Details
Funds will assist Gwenfrewi Burger to study cello performance at Cello; an American Arts Experience in Northfield, Minnesota.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Gwenfrewi Burger
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Graphic Designer; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed