Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Olmsted
Olmsted
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Project Details
Music pilot partnership with YMCA.
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
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
$12,500
Direct expenses
$22,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Getting instruments into the hands of those that would otherwise lack access can only help to enhance the community.Written surveys of parents and students eliciting feedback on artistic and experiential aspects of the program. Audience records are also reviewed.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The goals of the Y Music program included increasing access to the arts by reaching elementary and middle School age children who are financially disadvantaged or underserved by lack of similar programming in the community. Southeastern Minnesota Youth Or

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nathan Clarke, Teresa Flinchbaugh, Judy Hickey, Linda Hillenbrand, Jan Jasperson, Jill Maraganore, Sherri McMeeking, Aaron Pompeian, Ana Scheel, Tony Smithson, Vicki Tierney, Lynn Torsher, Jocelyn Woog
Project Manager
First Name
Jocelyn
Last Name
Woog
Organization Name
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
Street Address
1001 14th St NW Ste 450
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55902
Phone
(507) 282-1718
Email
jwoog@charter.net
Administered By
Administered by
Location

Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone
(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
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Location

2778 D Commerce Drive NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Phone
507-281-4848
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