Arts Learning

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Musikgarten of Anoka
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
February 2012
End Date
January 2013
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To provide opportunities for children to develop the ability to keep a steady beat, sing in tune, express themselves musically, and prepare for future study of a musical instrument.Observation of emerging musical behaviors and learning both at home and during the music program.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Adults reported that their children show more expressiveness when singing and dancing, show growth in language skills, and that they have made their home environments more music-rich to further encourage love of music by children.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ginny Jacobson, Curt Johnson, June Anderson, Bob Quist, Nancy Benz, Claire Johnson, Barb Carlson
Project Overview
Arts Learning
Project Details
Funding for the 2012 summer and fall sessions of classes in music and movement for children and families in Anoka County.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Musikgarten of Anoka
Street Address
1923 3rd Ave S
Zip Code
(763) 576-6649
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Carol Sirrine: Executive Director, ArtStart; Peg Wetli: CLIMB Theatre; David Bach: Development Director, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota; Sally Sand: Assistant Regional Development Manager, Trust for Public Land; Dan Thomas: Executive Director, Free Arts Minnesota; Linda Hansen: Education Director, Weavers Guild of Minnesota; Mary Cummings: Executive Director, Tapestry Folkdance Center; Dixie Rairamo: Youth Dance Ensemble.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jill Anfang: City of Roseville assistant parks and recreation director; Heather Beal: free-lance architectural writer; Melissa Brechon: retired Carver County Library system director; Kathy Busch: realtor, Shakopee School Board member; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits director of operations and human resources; Paul Creager: Gordon Parks High School teacher and administrator, Square Lake Film Festival director; Erika Eklund: Playwrights'Center director of external relations; Joan Elwell: Lakeshore Players Community Theatre Managing Director; Kristi Gaudette: Prior Lake-Savage school district program specialist; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy executive director; Christine Murakami Noonan: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Project Manager; Rachel Smoka-Richardson: Childrens Theatre Company director of institutional giving; Margaret Rog: free-lance grant writer and organizational development consultant; Beth Starbuck: retired consultant; Dameun Strange: free-lance musician and composer; Melissa Wright: William Mitchell College of Law assistant director of Career and Professional Development.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed