Folk and Traditional Arts
ACHF Cultural Heritage
The education of Argentine tango dance instructors and non-professional social dancers. The number of instructor and dance participants will be tallied and compared against the 2012 numbers; acquiring input through surveys; receiving stories of impact. 2: The education of Argentine tango dance instructors and non-professional social dancers. The number of instructor and dance participants will be tallied and compared against the 2012 numbers; acquiring input through surveys; receiving stories of impact.
General Students and Dancers Track: Professional teachers introduced new concepts in a calm and welcoming environment to general student ages ranging from 21 to 70+. Guided instructional practices including the master instructors provided answers to questions. 2: Online survey was sent out following the camp on effectiveness of the programming. Follow-up emails encouraged participants for further feedback, observations and suggestions, as well as to gather stories of impact.
local or private
Folk and Traditional Arts
The Tango Teacher Co-op will present Minnesota Tango Camp in Frontenac. Offering nightly social dances, daytime practice sessions, high-level training for students of Argentine tango, and classes focused on pedagogy for teachers of Argentine tango.
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.
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