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 Chorale
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2011
End Date
April 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Watonwan
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
$13,260
Direct expenses
$17,810
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase participation by performers and increase concert attendance by 10%. To increase community awareness of the chorale by performing in a variety of new locations.An audience evaluation form similar to last year will be used to gauge the success of publicity efforts, identify target demographics and assist with future planning.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They increased participation by performers and increased concert attendance by 10%. They increased community awareness of the chorale by performing in a variety of new locations.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Roger Bergquist, Hugh Henry, Marsha Hackbarth, Matt Starkey, Jacque Fuller, Cathy Ahern, Greg Suskovic, John Baumann
Project Overview
Minnesota Valley Chorale
Project Details
They will perform two concerts for their 2011-12 season featuring BachÆs "Cantata 140" and John RutterÆs "Magnificat."
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
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