Minnesota's Legacy

Community Arts Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Stearns
Stearns
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$85,977
Direct expenses
$95,977
Administration costs
$7,736
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Survey: 89% of Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota singers satisfied with Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota; 250 high school singers reached with 35 new auditions; with online pre-sales, able to track ~15 new patrons/concert. Survey Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota singers/parents on program offerings and satisfaction; new auditions counted after school runouts and final joint concert; post-concert surveys sent to online ticket buyers with all responses read and evaluated for future programming.

Measurable Outcome(s)

100 Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota singers surveyed; 71% indicate satisfaction with Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota engaged and sense of belonging; satisfaction responses increased from 3.4 to 3.5 (on a scale of 4); Record number of auditions (134)

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Community Arts Support

Project Details

The Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota is an auditioned, non-profit chorus for students in grades 9-12 from the Central Minnesota area who wish to sing in an advanced choral ensemble. Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota singers represent 23 high schools and 27 communities.

Project Manager
First Name
Paula
Last Name
Heydman
Organization Name
Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota
Street Address
913 St Germain St W
City
St Cloud
State
MN
Zip Code
56301
Phone
(320) 281-9226
Email
pheydman@youthchorale.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board, arts advocate, an arts administrator; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; 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, Community Education Art Class instructor; Mark Nelson: Public School Music Teacher, choral director, community theatre director, voice lessons instructor, American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Board Member.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Janice Courtney: Assistant Director of the Saint Cloud State University Program Board, arts advocate, an arts administrator; Linda Brobeck: Visual artist, owner of Crow River North, LLC, served on many of non-profit boards; Al Hams: Founder of Al's Music, author, served on a number of Boards of Directors; 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, Community Education Art Class instructor; Mark Nelson: Public School Music Teacher, choral director, community theatre director, voice lessons instructor, American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Board Member.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Central Minnesota Arts Board, Leslie LeCuyer (320) 968-4290