Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2015
End Date
January 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Todd
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,870
Direct expenses
$6,870
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra will provide engaging programming and enjoyable music by local musicians. The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra would like to attract an audience of at least 250 people. The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra will enhance its appeal to the audience by showcasing a professional cellist. The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra will evaluate its program choices by including a survey in its program at the concert. Personal comments, letters, email messages, and Facebook comments will be relied on to provide anecdotal feedback. These comments will be tallied and reviewed by the board. An audience count will be completed at the concert and a graph showing growth will be used to compare numbers from previous concert audience counts. Comments regarding the appreciation of the soloist cello player will be compiled and reviewed by the board.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully provided an orchestra concert with stable participation over previous concert. All participants indicated a positive experience

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Farewellcome 2016
Project Manager
First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Shaffer
Organization Name
Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra
Street Address
PO Box 84
City
Long Prairie
State
MN
Zip Code
56347
Phone
(320) 333-2736
Email
todanshaffer@hotmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Sue Johnson: retired music teacher and arts activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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; Cathy Hartle: Retired Comunity Development Specialist and nonprofit consultant; Millie Engisch: Graphic artist, and nonprofit arts organization leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Cathy Hartle: retired community development professional and arts advocate; Kayleen Horsma: practicing visual artist and arts supporter; Michael Sander: Former professional theater critic and theater activist; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Sue Johnson: retired music teacher and arts activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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; Cathy Hartle: Retired Comunity Development Specialist and nonprofit consultant; Millie Engisch: Graphic artist, and nonprofit arts organization leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Cathy Hartle: retired community development professional and arts advocate; Kayleen Horsma: practicing visual artist and arts supporter; Michael Sander: Former professional theater critic and theater activist; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No