Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2013
End Date
September 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$32,850
Direct expenses
$42,850
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1500 people attend capstone event, with 80% from Minnesota; 300 people attend open house rehearsals; Shows when cost and distance barriers are removed, people take advantage. Achieve 90% positive satisfaction rating with capstone event performances; Validates event was viewed to be high quality.Online survey of people who purchase tickets in advance; Informal interviews of Band Directors who host one of the drum corps; Informal interviews of event attendees; Analysis of data collected from the event; Event Post Mortem Review.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Our first goal was to sell 1500 tickets and 2037 tickets were issued. Our second goal was to achieve 90% positive satisfaction rating and 100% of people surveyed rated performances as outstanding or very good.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Laurie Ackerman, Charlie Brannon, Bob Brown, Donna Bussell, Derrick Chapman, Eric Crockett, Kathy Davis, Ellen Hamernik, Steve Kazeck, Dewey Johnson, Kelly Nelson, Bob Nowicki, Dennis Nygren, Tasos Psomas, Teresa Puetz, Dee Schemmel, Annie Stensrud, Judy
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
River City Rhapsody - Rochester 2014
Project Manager
First Name
Carole
Last Name
Brown
Organization Name
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
Street Address
30 Civic Center Dr SE PO Box 007
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55903
Phone
(507) 285-8769
Email
carole.brown@rochesterfest.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Hal Cropp: Executive Director Commonweal Theatre Company; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Northland Words-Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: Secretary Harmony Arts Board; Judy Saye-Willis: visual artist and former director Faribault Art Center; Steven Schmidt: musician and General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Alan Calavano: president Rochester Male Chorus; Judy Hickey: board Children's Dance Theatre; William Hoy: playwright and songwriter; Katie Hae Leo: Minnesota State Arts Board Cultural Community Liaison; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Jon Swanson; curator Minnesota Marine Art Museum; Phil Taylor: visual artist; Loretta Verbout; board secretary Mantorville Art Guild.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No