Community Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Music Association of Minnetonka
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
December 2011
End Date
October 2012
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 Access

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

Children aged 5-15 in Minneapolis suburbs will have opportunities to attend four free interactive young people's concerts.Audience attendance numbers; feedback forms in printed programs for adults; observation of audience reaction.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Between 150 and 200 children were able to hear compelling classical music at four free concerts; children participated in a costume parade during one concert.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Elizabeth Goodchild, John Hensley, Dave Johnson, Betty Mackay, Anne Melendez, Steve Pieh
Project Overview
Community Arts
Project Details
Funding for four young peopleÆs concerts focused on building children's familiarity with instruments in the orchestra. The concerts will be presented at Normandale Community College and Minnetonka United Methodist Churches in February and at Minnetonka City Hall in October 2012.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Music Association of Minnetonka
Street Address
18285 Hwy 7
Zip Code
(952) 401-5954
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Alice Dodge: Library and grants manager, Midway Contemporary Art; Obi Egwim: Grants manager, Umunne Cultural Association of Minnesota; Danelle Griner: Visual artist and director of Rise Inc. Art Speaks program; Zacc Harris: Musician, Atlantis Jazz Quartet; Owen Henry: Director, Katha Dance; Delia Kuczmarski: manager, Minnesota Public Radio; Judi Lamble: Executive Director, Twin Cities Jewish Chorale; Carol Rudie: Arts administrator, Metropolitan Boys Choir; Damon Runnals: Managing director, Southern Theater.
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