Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,745
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Musicorum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
December 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Hennepin
Nicollet
Sibley
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
$2,745
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,055
Direct expenses
$9,800
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase professionalism of organization and provide higher quality performances.An audience survey form in the concert program will be used to assess the performances and their artistic impact and to learn where their audience members heard about the Musicorum concert to direct their future publicity efforts. They will also utilize open-ended comments on their survey form. A survey of choral members will also be completed.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They increased the professionalism of their organization and provided higher quality performances.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jodi Gager, Anne Dickau, Fred Slocum, Cindy Shirk, Vickie Dunn
Project Overview
Musicorum
Project Details
They will present two holiday shows and two spring shows during the 2011-12 season.
Project Manager
First Name
Fred
Last Name
Slocum
Organization Name
Musicorum
Street Address
612 Ledlie Ct
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 389-6935
Email
pitchpyp@hotmail.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