Community Arts Support
ACHF Arts Access
Two performances with the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra as their principal choral partner; the production of two fine collaborative concerts engaging 70+ local musicians; performance of one free community outreach concert; 10% increase in audience totals and financial support from individuals and businesses; increased public awareness/interaction with GRC through improved online presence (e-communications, social media, website traffic) and public media attention; increased staff support. The renewal of a contract with the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra. Analysis of data in these areas: Attendee counts; revenue generated from patrons and businesses; verbal and written feedback from patrons and collaborators; website, social media and e-message interaction metrics; and media coverage (articles, radio airplay/interviews) will be compared to that of previous seasons to determine success. Increased staff support to be evaluated through increased volunteerism within Great River Chorale and pay increases for essential staff.
Great River Chorale performed 3 concerts as the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra's principal choral partner, produced 2 collaborative concerts engaging 71 local musicians, and performed a free outreach concert at St Cloud's Whitney Senior Center. Between Fiscal Year 2014 and Fiscal Year 2015 audience attendance grew 9% (based on ticket sales), financial donations increased 146%, staff pay increased 14%, new visits to Great River Chorale's website averaged 89%, and 172 of 400 tickets for April 2015 concerts were bought online.
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