Community Arts Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Benton
Sherburne
Stearns
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
$138,376
Direct expenses
$148,376
Administration costs
$2,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Ten high quality musical performances will be presented by members of the Saint Cloud Symphony in Central Minnesota in the 2015-2016 season. Two thousand students and adults will experience live music and have contact with local musicians through educational programming. Ninety musicians will perform various genres of music in Central Minnesota in events produced by the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra. Organizational governance and priorities will align with strategic plan for 2013-2016. The Symphony will count and record the number of performances, the number of audience members/students attending performances and educational programs, and the number of musicians participating in performances and educational programs. Verbal and written feedback from musicians, board members, program participants, and audience members will be collected and analyzed. Audio recordings of concerts will be analyzed. Board meeting minutes will demonstrate ongoing implementation of strategic plan.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra performed 10 high quality concerts during the 2015-2016 season. 2000 students and adults engaged more deeply with the music through educational programming. 90 musicians performed in events produced by the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra. Organizational governance and priorities aligned with the strategic plan for 2013-2016. Evaluation methods included counting the number of musicians, audience, and ticket sales, gathering written and aural feedback, and analyzing concert recordings.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Glenda Burgeson, John Ingmann, Roger Rohlck, Jill Pattock, Daniel Torgerson, Jason Thibodeau, Micah Barrett
Project Overview
Community Arts Support
Project Details
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Project Manager
First Name
Lucia
Last Name
Magney
Organization Name
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Street Address
PO Box 234
City
St Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56302
Phone
(320) 252-7276
Email
lmagney@stcloudsymphony.com
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.