Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,650
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Valley Chorale
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2013
End Date
April 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
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
$2,650
Other Funds Leveraged
$17,820
Direct expenses
$20,470
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases.They will collect data on attendance and ticket sales; survey their audience and members; make audio recordings of their performances; and solicit comments on their website and YouTube performance clips. Their board secretary will prepare, distribute and tabulate the surveys.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who were able to participate in the arts increased. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increased.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Hugh Henry, Marsha Hackbarth, Dick Ahern, Roger Bergquist, Jacque Fuller, Cathy Ahern, Greg Suskovic, John Bauman, Kim Henrickson
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will perform four concerts for the 2013-2014 season. Two fall concerts will be November 9-10, 2013 featuring Schubert’s Mass in G; and two Spring concerts will be April 12-13, 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Kylie
Last Name
Ahlschwede
Organization Name
Minnesota Valley Chorale
Street Address
PO Box 5134
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56002-5134
Phone
(507) 995-2015
Email
kylieschwede@yahoo.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