Artists in Education

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Fillmore Central High School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access 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)

The department and all students will see the possibilities of professional theatre actors in their own school. Harmony will have access to New York professional theatre, providing access to arts participation. The show will raise the quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region.Evaluation by the size of the audience and response by students and adults and members of the community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Bringing jazz professionals to rural Minnesota to perform and teach jazz music for both our students and community provided us with an opportunity for further collaboration between school, community, and business partners.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Craig Britton, Emily Ellis, Ross Kiehne, Jim Love, Deb Ristau, Susan Sikkink, Shelly Topness
Project Overview
Artists in Education
Project Details
Big Band Bash Artist Residency Program
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Fillmore Central High School
Street Address
145 Main Ave S
Zip Code
(507) 886-6464
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjellgren Alkire: art faculty Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Words Players Theatre; Julie Fakler: Edication Coordinator Paradise Center for the Arts; Larry Gorrell: former dean Saint Mary's University; Teresa Kauffmann: public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: Secretary Harmony Arts Board; Jane Olive: Mantorville Theatre Company; Scott Roberts: visual artist; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Judy Hickey: Board Children's Dance Theatre; Bill Hoy: playwright, songwriter; David Kassler: musician; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Joan Sween: novelist columnist, playwright; Phil Taylor: visual artist; Sandy Thompson: Development Director Rochester Art Center; Gary Tollers: musician; Emily Urness: columnist, literary editor Rochester Post Bulletin; Tom Willis: visual artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed