Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Morrison
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
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,875
Direct expenses
$12,875
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1). Establish a relationship with Saint Francis Music Center of Little Falls by October 2014. 2). Increase the website use and e-mail contact list by 30% following the fall concerts. 3). Increase the Little Falls audience attendance at the October 11, 2104 concert by 10% over last year’s fall concert.1). Conductor Bogza will work with string players at Saint Francis Music Center of Little Falls in October to prepare them to perform one piece with the Heartland Symphony Orchestra. Evaluation will be shown through successful performances as indicated by audience and performers surveys. 2). The number of visitors to the website will be monitored and both website hits and the e-mail sign-up list will increase by 30%. 3). A head count of the audience will be done at each concert and compared with previous numbers.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully provided a high quality orchestral experience for community. Established working relationship with Saint Francis. E-mail list increased by 24% and Little Falls audience participation increased by 12%. Majority of participants indicated a positive artistic experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tom Kotval, Leslie Zander, Helen O'Brien, Mona Steinke, Betty Alderman, Chris Grams, Deb Griffith, Echo Kowalzek, Pat Makepeace, Mary Voigt, Don Wennberg, Susan Kavanaugh, Michelle Sachry-Winkelman, Karin Hanske
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Heartland Symphony Orchestra's Fall 2014 Concert Series - Russian Masters
Project Manager
First Name
Jane
Last Name
Kunkel
Organization Name
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
Street Address
122 1st St SE PO Box 241
City
Little Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56345
Phone
(800) 826-1997
Email
jane4hso@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No