Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Saint Peter Choral Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
March 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Sibley
Ramsey
Rice
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
$6,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$15,220
Direct expenses
$21,720
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase the audience size and choir participants, provide job opportunities for professional orchestral players and professional vocal soloists from the area, and establish a ôChoral Scholarsö program to encourage vocal students at Gustavus Adolphus College to participate in the choir.They will insert an exit survey into the concert program asking for the audienceÆs reaction to the work, forms of publicity that enticed them to attend and other questions pertaining to demographics, etc.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They increased the audience size and choir participants, provided job opportunities for professional orchestral players and professional vocal soloists from the area, and established a "Choral Scholars" program to encourage vocal students at Gustavus Adol

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sara McKay, Annette Meeks, John Holte, Deb Fichtner, John McKay, Bonnie Jorgensen, Sue Sebus, Joyce Crow
Project Overview
Saint Peter Choral Society
Project Details
They will present their 2011-12 season with holiday programs at nursing homes and public spring performances featuring BachÆs "Saint John Passion" with orchestra.
Project Manager
First Name
Sara
Last Name
McKay
Organization Name
Saint Peter Choral Society
Street Address
428 W Wabasha St
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
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