Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,620
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Clay
Crow Wing
Jackson
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,620
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,800
Direct expenses
$30,420
Administration costs
$460
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet intends to increase its concertizing within the state of Minnesota in collaborative performances with Colette Illarde and Gao Hong. Upon the completion of the proposed concert tours, the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will have significantly increased the number of performances throughout Minnesota of its collaborative programs with Colette Illarde (flamenco dance) and Gao Hong (Chinese pipa/composer). 2: The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet intends to bring two new collaborative programs never before presented in the four targeted Minnesota communities. Upon the completion of the proposed project the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will have performed in two communities not previously visited, and Minneapolis Guitar Quartet’s collaborative programs with Colette Illarde and Gao Hong will have appeared in all four communities for the first time.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet successfully completed its proposed project of touring to four Minnesota communities to perform with Colette Illarde and Gao Hong. 2: The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet brought two new collaborative programs with Colette Illarde (flamenco dance) and Gao Hong (Chinese pipa) to four Minnesota communities for the first time.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Wade Oden, James R. Campbell, Joseph Hagedorn, Robert Collier, Ila June Brown-Pratt, Ben Gateño, Maja Radovanlija, Benjamin Kunkel, Dawn Voegeli
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, partnering with Colette Illarde (flamenco dance) and Gao Hong (Chinese pipa/composer) will conduct tours to four different towns in greater Minnesota, performing four formal concerts and eight outreach activities.
Project Manager
First Name
Joseph
Last Name
Hagedorn
Organization Name
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association
Street Address
2550 Dupont Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55405-3506
Phone
(612) 374-4681
Email
joe@minneapolisguitarquartet.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
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.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Frost: Program Director, North House Folk School; Robin Gillette: Arts Administrator, Minnesota Fringe Festival; Jane Gudmundson: Freelance consultation, education and the arts; George Keller: Performer, Producer, Educator; Katherine Milton: Independent instructional designer and arts administrator; board member, Minnesota State University Design Council; Natalie Morrow: Founder of The Twin Cities Black Film Festival www.tcbff.org; Elizabeth Mowry: Community engagement coordinator, Juxtaposition Arts; Douglas Scholz-Carlson: Artistic director, Great River Shakespeare Festival; Lisa Vesel: Executive director, Minnesota Discovery Center
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No