Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
August 2013
End Date
April 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$55,905
Direct expenses
$65,905
Administration costs
$200
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This proposal will improve access to quality arts experiences because concerts are performed locally, providing opportunities for all ages.Program notes and post-concert receptions allow guests and musicians to network and discuss the performances, strengthening relationships and building community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We offer affordable tickets with advance sales discounts and children/students are always free. Our printed programs give background information on the pieces and performers. We offer scholarships to orchestra members who choose to seek higher levels of skill through music lessons.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Debbie Binder, Margo Bissen, Fred Bogott, Ann Bundy, Martha Chancellor, Doug Craven, Terry Dorsey, Marge Dunlap, Janet Gilbertson, Sue Gillard, Sue Grove, Danielle Heiny, Sonia Larson, Millie Masse, Janet Oman Luick, Sue Radloff, Marvin Repinski, Tim Rietz, Mahlon Schneider, Dick Smaby, Lorene Strobel, Paul Wahlstrom
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Project Details
Make New Friends But Keep the Old
Project Manager
First Name
Terry
Last Name
Dorsey
Organization Name
Austin Symphony Orchestra
Street Address
1900 6th Ave NE PO Box 465
City
Austin
State
MN
Zip Code
55912
Phone
(507) 433-5647
Email
austinmnsymphony@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Hal Cropp: Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Northland Words; Drue Fergison: musicologist; Ryan Heinritz: Paradise Center; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: music educator; Scott Roberts: Owatonna Art Center; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: City of Rochester Music Department; Deborah Wasmund: mosaic artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: goldsmith; Alan Calavano: musician and historian; Judy Hickey: theatre artist; Katie Hae Leo; author and performer; Kathy Rush: theatre; Jon Swanson: museum curator; Philip Taylor: visual artist; Tom Willis; potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No