Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Area Community Band
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
May 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Faribault
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
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
$4,100
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,100
Direct expenses
$8,200
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. We will maintain current personnel and recruit musicians for full instrumentation. 2. We will feature historical music relevant to Mankato and related to the bandÆs upcoming 90th anniversary. 3. We will update our brochure and distribute it at concerts to encourage individual donations. 4. We will perform in St Peter, Waseca, or Blue Earth.We will create an evaluation plan and supervise data collection. Some paid assistants will help to talk to audience members, film concerts, and will help count results. Methods: Survey audience and musicians, paper; conversations with audience members; and interviews with participants.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They maintained current personnel and recruited musicians for full instrumentation. They featured historical music relevant to Mankato and related to the band's 90th anniversary. They updated their brochure and distributed it at concerts to encourage indi

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bryce Stenzel, Martha Lindberg, Sarah Houle, Del Eggert, Larry Dunker
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will present free outdoor concerts on Tuesday evenings in June and July.
Project Manager
First Name
Martha
Last Name
Lindberg
Organization Name
Mankato Area Community Band
Street Address
104 Chatsworth Dr
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001-5870
Phone
(507) 387-6990
Email
martha.lindberg@mnsu.edu
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