Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Olmsted
Olmsted
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Y Music Outreach Program
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjellgren Alkire: art faculty Winona State University; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Words Players Theatre; Julie Fakler: Edication Coordinator Paradise Center for the Arts; Larry Gorrell: former dean Saint Mary's University; Connie Nelson: retired music educator; Jane Olive: Mantorville Theatre Company; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Andrea Gaffke: arts administrator; Judy Hickey: Board Children's Dance Theatre; Bill Hoy: playwright, songwriter; David Kassler: musician; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Jon Swanson: curator Minnesota Marine Art Museum; Joan Sween: novelist, columnist, playwright; Gary Tollers: musician.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848
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
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,445
Direct expenses
$20,445
Administration costs
$2,205
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increased access to the opportunities to enjoy instrumental music for a variety of audiences.Students and parents complete survey forms each year. Also audience growth and comments plus continued financial support.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Every year since its inception, the number of students in the Y music program has increased. This year twenty students were served by the program. Half received full need-based scholarships and three additional students received half scholarships, demonstrating the financial need for such a program.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mo Amundson, Nathan Clarke, Steve Dickes, Jan Jasperson, Judy Hickey, Marlina Hui, Jill Maraganore, Aaron Pompeian, Lynn Torsher, Jocelyn Woog
Project Manager
First Name
Stephen
Last Name
Pelkey
Organization Name
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras
Street Address
1001 14th St NW Ste 450
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55901
Phone
(507) 282-1718
Email
stephenpelkey@semyo.org
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
Email the Agency
Location

2778 D Commerce Drive NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Phone
507-281-4848
Email the Agency