Community Arts Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
August 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Benton
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Mille Lacs
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Sherburne
Stearns
Todd
Wright
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
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$100,139
Direct expenses
$110,139
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Chamber music concerts and outreach activities will have been attended by hundreds of people who will have a high quality experience of chamber music. Audience members and outreach participants will know more about the instruments, the repertoire performed, the composers, and the musicians - including hearing music that is new to them - and thus have an expanded knowledge and experience of chamber music. During concerts, we collect anecdotal feedback from the audience about the event they heard. We also periodically survey audiences during the concert season for written feedback. At schools and other outreach events, we seek feedback from pupils and teachers and other participants. At Whitney, we added evaluation methods to gather information not only useful to the Chamber Music Society, but for Whitney Senior Center itself.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud provided opportunities to experience and learn about chamber music performed by top-quality professional musicians. Outreach participants at schools and family concerts learned about instruments, repertoire, and the musicians. Workshops provided group learning opportunities for advanced students and adult amateur musicians. Whitney Senior Center events provided older adults with opportunities to hear and enjoy chamber music. Surveys and feedback were obtained during the events.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Molly Ewing, Michael Zellgert, Maureen McCarter
Project Overview

Community Arts Support

Project Details

The Chamber Music Society presents a series of concerts and outreach by renowned guest ensembles.

Project Manager
First Name
Rebecca
Last Name
Scheele
Organization Name
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
Street Address
PO Box 205
City
St Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56302-0205
Phone
(320) 292-4645
Email
rebecca@chambermusicstcloud.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Mike Carlson: Art Teacher, Fall Musical Director, Potter; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University Fine Arts Series; Doug Lien: Watercolorist, member of the Central Minnesota Watercolorists, member of Artists of Minnesota, Community Education Art Class instructor; George Minerich: photographer, environmental professional; Linda Brobeck: visual artist, owner of Crow River North LLC.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Stearns County Arts Adviser/Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Mike Carlson: Art Teacher, Fall Musical Director, Potter; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Fine Arts Series; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC; George Minerich: Photographer; Ken Barry: Blues musician, Victorian and digital photographer.