Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Valley Chorus Sweet Adelines
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
April 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,125
Direct expenses
$14,675
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase professionalism and quality of community performances. The chorus will improve their performing skills and musical ability thru coaching sessions. To educate young singers in four part harmony, Barbershop style through Youth in Harmony Festival and day-long session with Girl Scouts.An audience evaluation form similar to last year will be used as well as a student evaluation form.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They increased professionalism and quality of community performances. They improved their performing skills and musical ability through coaching sessions. They educated young singers in four part harmony, Barbershop style through Youth in Harmony Festival

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Kari Welter, Patricia Prange, Patricia Potzler, Ann Klasen, Darlene Loiselle, Teri Walsh, Patti Dykema, Carol Grimmer
Project Overview
Minnesota Valley Chorus Sweet Adelines
Project Details
They will host Youth in Harmony Day, Girl Scout Day, and present their Annual Women's Barbershop music show.
Project Manager
First Name
Pat
Last Name
Prange
Organization Name
Minnesota Valley Chorus Sweet Adelines
Street Address
2105 Roe Crest Ct
City
North Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56003
Phone
(507) 388-4958
Email
pat4958@hickorytech.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No