Minnesota's Legacy

Artist/Mentor Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Allyson Allen
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
March 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Beltrami
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$1,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

While studying with singer/performer and vocal instructor Kari Ekhoff, student will improve her vocal range, gain vocal control, and gain confidence and skills as a performer. At the conclusion of the mentorship, the mentor will evaluate the student on the achievement of the planned outcomes.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Allyson achieved her goals of better projection of her voice and better diction when singing. She also greatly benefitted from breathing exercises and techniques she learned from Ms. Ekhoff. Both student and mentor were pleased with the work that had been achieved and the improvements to Allyson's singing style and talent.

Description of Funds
Project Overview
Artist/Mentor Grant
Project Details
Bemidji High School 8th grader Allyson Allen will study voice with Bemidji-based vocal instructor Kari Ekhoff.
Project Manager
First Name
Allyson
Last Name
Allen
Organization Name
Allyson Allen
State
MN
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts appreciator, arts advocate; Justin Holley: Literary artist, musician, theatrical artist; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, theatrical artist; Joseph Allen: Art professor, photographer, traditional native crafts artist; Nancy Cole: Musician, theatrical artist, craft artist; Linda Kaul: Craft artist, theatrical artist, folk dancer; Jill Johnson: Literary artist, musician; Sandra Roman: Arts educator, visual artist, literary artist; Mary Boomgaarden: Photographer, film artist; Gayle Highberg: Visual artist, photographer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Patt Rall: Community panel member, performing arts, arts appreciator; Mary Boomgarden: Photographer, film artist; Gayle Highberg: Visual artist, photographer.