Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
April 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Faribault
Martin
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
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$16,500
Direct expenses
$22,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To develop professionalism in the organization by bringing in more quality programming and adding a fifth program with a local talent.They will use an interview process at the first concert which features Metales M5, a Mexican brass ensemble to evaluate how people feel about this ethnic art form and if they value more innovative programming. They will continue to use a survey form for the other concerts, similar to last year which asks a series of questions about satisfaction and direction for future programs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They developed professionalism in the organization by bringing in more quality programming and adding a fifth program with local talent.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nancy Willette, Gary Olsen, Richard Miller, Shari Hanson, Gail Ottesen, Peggy Germain, Donna Olsen, Margaret Larson, Roger Holland, Arlyce Holland, Larry Stevermer, Kathy Stevermer, Maryanne McClain, Sally Yeager, Marti Yokiel, David Nagel, Marti Cassem,
Project Overview
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
Project Details
They will sponsor a five concert subscription series for 2011-12 and a music workshop with Bottom Line Duo for grades 4-5.
Project Manager
First Name
Richard
Last Name
Miller
Organization Name
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
Street Address
32444 180th St
City
Winnebago
State
MN
Zip Code
56098
Phone
(507) 866-4668
Email
rjm.the.musicman@gmail.com
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