Community Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Musikgarten of Anoka
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
December 2011
End Date
June 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)

Families will experience the joy of music together and children will receive an early music education that lays the foundations for future musical study and love of music.Project leaders will observe children's musical development; parents will provide observations on impact of the program on home musical activities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The musical talents of the children were greatly enhanced through the project and parents were thrilled with the level of development seen at home.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ginny Jacobson, Curt Johnson, June Anderson, Bob Quist, Nancy Benz, CLaire Johnson, Barb Carlson
Project Overview
Community Arts
Project Details
Funding for winter and spring sessions of early childhood music classes in the northwestern suburbs for children birth to eight-years-old and their families.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Musikgarten of Anoka
Street Address
1923 3rd Ave S
Zip Code
(763) 576-6649
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