Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carver
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
Wabasha
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$14,700
Direct expenses
$24,700
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.17
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We improve these young singers' musical skills, artistic sensitivities and communal confidence, such that they will perform and become invigorated in the arts and eager to seek additional artistic opportunities in their schools and communities.We administer pre- and post-tests of music notation and theory information to assess group-specific needs, to assist in modifying teaching, and to assure learning across time.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Evaluation of project success was done via con cert attendance numbers and primarily verbal and open-ended survey questioning. Our total project concert attendance of 2,678 people demonstrated that audience support was strong and enthusiastic. Standing ov

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tracy Austin, Johanna Christner, Ariel Hayward, George Malkasian, Ellington Miller, Mitch Stevenson, Betsy Singer, Mark Winemiller, Michelle Winemiller
Project Overview
Sing Out Loud Young Women's Choral Festival
Project Details
Formation of Bella Fiore teaching choir and presentation of the Choral Festival.
Project Manager
First Name
Shelly
Last Name
Winemiller
Organization Name
Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
Street Address
PO Box 6205
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55903
Phone
(507) 244-0222
Email
shelly@singoutloud.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Emilio DeGrazia: executive director Great River Review; Daved Driscoll: artistic director Northland Words/Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Ryan Heinritz: executive director Paradise Center for the Arts; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: secretary Harmony Arts Board; Scott Roberts: Business Director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: former director Faribault Art Center; Deb Wasmund: coordinator Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Andrea Costopoulos: board president Rochester Arts Council; Emilio DeGrazia: executive director Great River Review; Daved Driscoll: artistic director Northland Words/Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Ryan Heinritz: executive director Paradise Center for the Arts; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: secretary Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: retired choral music educator; Scott Roberts: Business Director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: former director Faribault Art Center; Deb Wasmund: coordinator Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No