Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,656
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Friends of the Minnesota Sinfonia AKA Minnesota Sinfonia
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Lake
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,656
Other Funds Leveraged
$461,116
Direct expenses
$461,116
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Perform quality concerts and provide arts education opportunities for adults and youth generally not served by other professional arts organizations. Evaluation includes verbal feedback plus anonymous concert attendee surveys, and surveys of teachers and administrators at all schools served by our Music in the Schools program.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Minnesota Sinfonia performed 49 Concerts: thirteen Winter, 28 in schools, one Children's, and seven summer; plus presented programs for talented youth musicians. Evaluation included unsolicited verbal and written attendee and participant comments plus solicited data collected from anonymous concert attendee surveys; and from teacher surveys from schools served by the Music in the Schools program. 2:

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bruce Humphrys, Sharla Wagy, John Higdon, Emily Cole-Jones, Tom Cook, Joaquim Cretella, Jon K. Dalager, Tina M. Enberg, Jay Fishman, Jane Goettl, Patrick Lundy, Robert Rhawie, Marie Williams, Seth Zimmerman
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The mission of the Minnesota Sinfonia is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of Minnesota, with particular attention given to inner city youth, families with young children, seniors, and people with limited financial means.

Project Manager
First Name
Joan
Last Name
Elwell
Organization Name
Friends of the Minnesota Sinfonia AKA Minnesota Sinfonia
Street Address
901 N 3rd St Ste 112
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55401-1022
Phone
(612) 871-1701
Email
joan@mnsinfonia.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes