Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,700
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Musicorum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2013
End Date
April 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Nicollet
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,700
Other Funds Leveraged
$5,700
Direct expenses
$11,400
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization are built.Musicorum’s concerts will be evaluated positively by at least 60% of attendees, as measured by an audience survey included in concert programs. In addition, they will assess their work via open-ended comments on audience surveys and by recording at least one of their performances.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increased. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization were built.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jodi Gager, Anne Dickau, Cindy Shirk, Craig Shirk, Fred Slocum
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will present a holiday concert on December 7, 2013 and a spring concert on April 26, 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Fred
Last Name
Slocum
Organization Name
Musicorum
Street Address
612 Ledlie Ct
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 389-6935
Email
pitchpyp@hotmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No