Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Pooja G. Pavan AKA Pooja Pavan
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2013
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,300
Direct expenses
$30,300
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Present four lecture demonstrations covering twelve different Hindustani vocal forms such as Khyal, Thumri, Dadra, Ghazal, Kajri, Chaiti, Bhajan, etc. The outcome of the project will be evaluated through carefully designed written and oral surveys at the end of each lecture-demonstration, collating and analyzing the results at the end of the project. See narrative for more details of the evaluation process. 2: Present four lecture-demonstrations covering 12 different Hindustani vocal forms such as Khyal, Thumri, Dadra, Ghazal, Kajri, Chaiti, Bhajan etc. The outcome of the project will be evaluated through carefully designed written and oral surveys at the end of each lecture-demonstration, collating and analyzing the results at the end of the project. See narrative for more details of the evaluation process.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Presented a series, titled Naad-Ninaad, with four lecture-demonstrations covering over a dozen Hindustani vocal forms between April 6 and September 13. 2: A survey was handed to the audience with the program notes at each event. We designed a written survey with ten questions, to provide insightful feedback on the success of each event.

Source of Additional Funds

Other

Source of Additional Funds

local or private

Project Overview

Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details

Scholar and musician, Pooja Pavan, will develop four lecture-demonstrations to educate and inform audiences in the Twin Cities about the wide variety of vocal forms prevalent in Hindustani music.

Project Manager
First Name
Pooja
Last Name
Pavan
Organization Name
Pooja G. Pavan AKA Pooja Goswami
State
MN
Phone
(612) 709-1263
Email
pooja.goswami74@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Drue Fergison: Musicologist with a strong interdisciplinary and ethnomusicological background; Alan Kagan: Professor emeritus, ethnomusicology, School of Music, Univeristy of Minnesota; Mark Lambert: Faculty member, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with ceramics emphasis; Margaret Larson: Voice teacher, choral director, professional singer; professor of voice, McNally Smith College of Music; Niels Strandskov: Arts administrator, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School; Gwen Westerman Wasicuna: Poet and fiber artist

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No
Conflict of Interest Contact

1/26/15-proposed outcomes added.