Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Le Sueur-Henderson High School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
April 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Le Sueur
Le Sueur
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,550
Direct expenses
$4,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To provide students in grades 7-12 a brass residency that will enhance their music skills and improve instrument playing. Also to provide an in-depth experience performing and studying brass chamber music with trained professional musicians.Self-evaluation by students and written evaluation by band director will indicate whether band members are more in-tune, play together better and use proper warm-ups prior to ensemble playing.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They provided students in grades 7-12 a brass residency that enhanced their music skills and improved instrument playing. They provided an in-depth experience performing and studying brass chamber music with trained professional musicians.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Corbin Dillon, William Mathis, Martin Hodel, Justin Windschitl, Leslie Brindley, Nancy Iverson
Project Overview
LeSueur-Henderson High School
Project Details
They will host a two-day residency with The Copper Street Brass Quintet for grades 6-12.
Project Manager
First Name
Rachel
Last Name
Pletke
Organization Name
Le Sueur-Henderson High School
Street Address
901 E Ferry St
City
Le Sueur
State
MN
Zip Code
56058-1605
Phone
(507) 665-5837
Email
rpletke@isd2397.org
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