Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,924
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Martin
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,924
Other Funds Leveraged
$838,484
Direct expenses
$871,408
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Ensure that the arts are interwoven into every facet of community life through Rochester Music Department’s free, outdoor summer concert series, Down by the Riverside. If the Mayo Civic Center waives rental fees for use of its facilities and provides certain staffing at no cost to Rochester Music Department; and if the Police and Fire Departments provide public safety and audience engineering support services at no cost to Rochester Music Department. 2: Ensure that the arts are interwoven into every facet of community life through Rochester Music Department’s free, outdoor Thursdays on First and Third summer music festival. If Rochester Downtown Alliance continues to be responsible for implementing, advancing, servicing, and marketing/developing audiences for the Festival in consultation with Rochester Music Department; and if Police and Fire provide public safety/ audience engineering support at no cost to Rochester Music Department.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Ensured that the arts are interwoven into every facet of community life through RMD’s free, outdoor summer concert series, Down by the Riverside. Ensured that the arts are interwoven into every facet of community life through Rochester Music Department’s free, outdoor Thursdays on 1st and 3rd summer music festival.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Marv Mitchell,Patricia Barrier, Carol Berteotti, Becky Buzard, Brittney Sorensen, Dennis Brooks, David Fischer, Desmond Foy, Jordan Glynn, Chris Holloway, Karuna Ojanen, Barbara Sorenson, Will Smith Jr.
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

General operating support

Project Manager
First Name
Steven
Last Name
Schmidt
Organization Name
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
Street Address
201 4th St SE Ste 170
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55904-3778
Phone
(507) 328-2201
Email
steve@riversideconcerts.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

Paul Boehnke: Artistic Director, Bach Society of Minnesota; Bradley Delzer: Performer and board member, Theatre B, Fargo; Millicent Engisch-Morris: Artistic director, The Crossing Arts Alliance; owner, Quiet River Studio.; Curtis Gruhl: Retired business and finance manager; former teacher; performer and director; treasurer, Red Wing Art Association; Anna Johnson: Arts Administrator and consultant, specializing in development; former administrative manager, Minnesota Chorale; Bradley Kruse: Program director for SRI, Bayport; board treasurer, Minnesota Council of Foundations; Gina Kundan: Director, Center for Health Interprofessional Programs, University of Minnesota; Board chair, Ananya Dance Theatre; Richard Robbins: Professor of English and director of the creative writing program, Minnesota State University, Mankato; Peter Spooner: Former curator, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth|Andy Zimney, Director of retreat programs, Youth Frontiers; helped to found Theatre Limina

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No