Arts Activities Support
ACHF Arts Access
To appeal to a broad audience; to expand audiences' appreciation of jazz through the introduction of both classic and contemporary works; to feature many talented musicians.Band, audience, board, and artistic director feedback.
Audiences were dazzled by the talent and extraordinary variety of the jazz musicians and their performances.
Other, local or private
The Caswell Sisters and Terell Stafford concerts
Funding for two concerts as part of the organizationÆs 13th season of presenting classical and contemporary big band jazz. The concerts will feature The Caswell Sisters and Terell Stafford at the Performing Arts Center at Hopkins High School in March and April 2012.
Pat Cummings: Retired executive director of Phillips Family Foundation; Robin Gillette: Executive Director of Minnesota Fringe Festival; Ellery July: Technology consultant, former Northwest Area Foundation and United Way staff; John Megas: visual artist; Amy Miller: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts staff; Karis Sloss: Artistic Director of Eclectic Edge Ensemble; Jackie Starbird: Weisman Art Museum staff.
Jill Anfang: City of Roseville assistant parks and recreation director; Heather Beal: free-lance architectural writer; Melissa Brechon: retired Carver County Library system director; Kathy Busch: realtor, Shakopee School Board member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits director of operations and human resources; Paul Creager: Gordon Parks High School teacher and administrator, Square Lake Film Festival director; Erika Eklund: Playwrights'Center director of external relations; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Community Theatre Managing Director; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake-Savage school district program specialist; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy executive director; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Project Manager; Rachel Smoka-Richardson: Childrens Theatre Company director of institutional giving; Margaret Rog: free-lance grant writer and organizational development consultant; Beth Starbuck: retired consultant; Dameun Strange: free-lance musician and composer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law assistant director of Career and Professional Development.