Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Saint Peter Choral Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2014
End Date
March 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Crow Wing
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Murray
Nicollet
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$18,280
Direct expenses
$26,280
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.They will create two exit surveys, one for the audience to complete, the other for the choir members, orchestra and soloists. They also have an Evaluation Plan which addresses their goal statements.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Holte, Sue Serbus, Joyce Crow, Sara McKay, Annette Meeks, Bonnie Jorgensen, John McKay
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will present their 2014-15 season with five holiday programs at retirement homes in December 2014 and two performances in February entitled In Memoriam Diane Loomer featuring works by the late Minnesota choral conductor and composer.
Project Manager
First Name
Sara
Last Name
McKay
Organization Name
Saint Peter Choral Society
Street Address
428 Wabasha St W
City
St Peter
State
MN
Zip Code
56082-1569
Phone
(507) 931-6176
Email
jmckay@hickorytech.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: ChildrenÆs Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager and volunteer with the St. James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology, volunteer with Fairmont arts groups; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: board member of the Fairmont Opera House and member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: ChildrenÆs Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager and volunteer with the St. James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology, volunteer with Fairmont arts groups; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: board member of the Fairmont Opera House and member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721