Arts and Cultural Heritage, Equipment and Facilities

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,280
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2015
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Freeborn
Jackson
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Nicollet
Rice
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,280
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,000
Direct expenses
$4,280
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access are identified and addressed. Students who use the piccolo will be asked to write a narrative on their experience. They will conduct a survey to parents and board members about the impact the new computer has had on them and the group.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access were identified and addressed.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lisa Hill, Dahsol Lee, Mark Wamma, Rebecca Henry, Roslyn Sieh
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Equipment and Facilities
Project Details
They will purchase a wood piccolo for a student to use and purchase a Mac Computer and software.
Project Manager
First Name
Carolyn
Last Name
Borgen
Organization Name
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
Street Address
PO Box 4311
City
Mankato
State
MN
Phone
(612) 251-8492
Email
carolyn.borgen@me.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Children’s Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager and volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Children's Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager and volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.