Arts Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rainy Lake Community Orchestra
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
October 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Koochiching
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 ACHF Cultural Heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,300
Direct expenses
$11,300
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide a meaningful musical experience that is not otherwise available in the region.Measured by size of the audience and their written response, as well as the response of participants.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Standing ovation at the performance and agreement among performers to do it again next year.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Faith, Marcia Bringedahl, Joe Belanger, Jane Barthell
Project Overview
String players workshop and performance
Project Details
Produce a one week workshop for string players from the region with guest artists and leaders, culminating in a community concert.
Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Faith
Organization Name
Rainy Lake Community Orchestra
Street Address
3057 County Rd 20
City
International Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56649
Phone
(218) 283-3487
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Tony Kuznik: musician, retired president of Hibbing Community College; Rolf Anderson: choral and vocal music, retired high school vocal music instructor; Ken Bloom: Director, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Carina Ellis: instrumentalist, Master of Music Education degree; Peter Pestlozzi: furniture maker, instructor at North House Folk School, Grand Marais; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, and animator; Mary McGilligan: writer, published poet; Josh Aerie: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Kathy Dodge: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program; Nancy Daley: hand paper maker and instructor at North House Folk School; Jeffrey Adams: published playwright and director of IceBox Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Paula Brandel: art instructor Itasca Community College and visual artist; Gerard Sordelet: stage combat instructor, instrumentalist and media artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Tony Kuznik: musician, retired president of Hibbing Community College; Rolf Anderson: choral and vocal music, retired high school vocal music instructor; Ken Bloom: Director, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Carina Ellis: instrumentalist, Master of Music Education degree; Peter Pestlozzi: furniture maker, instructor at North House Folk School, Grand Marais; David Beard: Assistant Professor of writing studies, University of Minnesota- Duluth; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Catherine Meier: website designer, printmaker, drawer, and animator; Mary McGilligan: writer, published poet; Josh Aerie: cellist, orchestra conductor, college music instructor; Kathy Dodge: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program; Nancy Daley: hand paper maker and instructor at North House Folk School; Jeffrey Adams: published playwright and director of IceBox Radio Theater; Marcie McIntire: traditional beadwork Ojibwe artist, gallery owner and educator; Paula Brandel: art instructor Itasca Community College and visual artist; Gerard Sordelet: stage combat instructor, instrumentalist and media artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No