Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,300
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 2015
End Date
May 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lac qui Parle
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,300
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,163
Direct expenses
$29,463
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association aims to extend its concertizing in Minnesota in collaborative performances with dancer Colette Illarde featuring new works by two Minnesota composers. Upon completion of this project, Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association will have significantly increased the number of performances in Minnesota of its programs with dancer Colette Illarde featuring new works by two Minnesota composers. 2: The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet intends to present new works by two Minnesota composers never before performed in the four targeted Minnesota communities. Upon completion of this project, Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association will have performed in two communities not previously visited, and new works by two Minnesota composers will have been heard in all four communities for the first time.

Measurable Outcome(s)

MGQ extended its concertizing in Minnesota in collaborative performances with dancer Sachiko Nishiuchi featuring new works by two Minnesota composers. The evaluations regarding the achievement of the proposed outcome were accomplished by surveying all of the artists' performance histories and performance prospects and by confirmation from the concert presenting project partners that grant support was necessary for these projects to be viable. 2: The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet presented new works by two Minnesota composers never before performed in the four targeted Minnesota communities. The evaluations regarding the achievement of the proposed outcome were accomplished by reviewing all of the artists' performance histories and by confirming the extent to which the communities had been previously visited.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Joseph Hagedorn, Wade Oden, Benjamin Kunkel, Maja Radovanlija, Robert Collier, Dawn Voegeli, Ila June Brown-Pratt
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, partnering with flamenco dancer Colette Illarde, will perform new works by two Minnesota composers and tour to four Minnesota towns, presenting four concerts and eight outreach activities.
Project Manager
First Name
Joseph
Last Name
Hagedorn
Organization Name
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Street Address
2550 Dupont Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Phone
(612) 374-4681
Email
hagedorn@visi.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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Kaitlyn Bohlin: Development manager, North House Folk School; Brenda Brown: Member, Black Storytellers Alliance, Blues City Cultural Center, Minneapolis Arts Commission. Writer, performer, and visual artist.; Jennie Knoebel: Executive director, Austin Area Commission for the Arts; Ann Reed: Singer, guitarist and songwriter, co-owner of Turtlecub Productions; John Saurer: Visual artist using sculpture, printmaking and drawing, chair, art and art history department, Saint Olaf College; Melissa Walrath: Executive director, The St. John's Boys' Choir; Jeanne Willcoxon: Assistant professor of theater, St Olaf College.; Alexander Wolff: Trombonist and executive director of operations, The Copper Street Brass Quintet
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No