Arts Tour Minnesota
ACHF Arts Access
Claussen will have the opportunity to develop a concert program featuring many styles of music, stretching her in unexplored genres, and giving her the opportunity to reach new audiences. Claussen will write an article evaluating her experience performing new music to new audiences as well as her growth in the area of touring. This article will be published on her official website. 2: Five rural communities will have the opportunity to attend a free harp concert and interact with a new instrument. Individuals will have the option of signing up for a ten-minute harp lessons. In an informal observation of audience response after each concert, as well as by requesting written feedback in person and online.
Stephanie Claussen prepared a varied program for solo harp including jazz, medieval pieces, pop songs and her own work. She presented this program free of charge throughout Minnesota. 2: Funded by an Arts Tour Grant, Claussen's project exposed audiences in six towns to unexpected harp music and allowed a number of individuals to experience playing harp for the first time.
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Arts Tour Minnesota
Stephanie Claussen will present an eclectic hour-long concert performed on solo harp in five rural Minnesota communities, followed by an informal question and answer session and an opportunity for individual community members to receive ten-minute introductory harp lessons.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Jeffery Amundson: Executive Director, Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale; Christopher Atkins: Coordinator, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sharon Bailey: Artist, Arts Administrator; Tania Blanich: Executive Director, Rourke Art Gallery Museum; Molly Chase: Managing director, Springboard for the Arts; board member and managing director, HUGE Improv Theater; Elisabeth Comeaux: Fundraiser / development manager, Minnesota Opera; Vanessa Healey: Production Stage Manager and Performing Arts Manager, Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts; performing arts, production and arts administration; Rebecca Petersen: Executive director, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra; Luverne Seifert: Head of BA Performance, Department of Theater Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota. Co-founder of Sod House Theater Company.