Supporting Music Education

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2015
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 2013, Chapter 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (c).
Number of full time equivalents funded
2.46
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

These projects inspire Minnesota students in schools across the state by exposing them to local classical artists. They also enhance teachers’ repertoire for meeting education standards and make new resources available to support classical music education in Minnesota’s classrooms.

  • Number of Students Reached - 22,000
  • Number of MN Artist Participants - 7
  • Number of Participating Schools - 27
  • Number of Videos Produced - 12
  • Number of Used Instruments Donated to Schools - 175
Recipient Board Members
Bradbury H Anderson, Vice Chairman, Best Buy Inc.; MaryAnn Baenninger, President, College of St. Benedict; Patrick J Denzer, LI Ventures, LLC; Janet M Dolan, President, Act III Enterprises; Elise Donohue; Ian Friendly; Executive Vice President & COO, US Retail, General Mills, Inc; Steve Fritze, Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, Ecolab, Inc.; Randall J Hogan, Chairman & CEO, Pentair, LTD.; Susan Kahn, Senior Vice President Communications, Target Corporation; Rick King, Chief Operating Officer-Technology; Thomson Reuters; Emery Koenig, Senior Vice President, Cargill, Incorporated; C Douglas Kranwinkle, Exec Vice President, General Counsel, Univision Communications, Inc; Karin L Larson, Retired Chair, Capital International Research, Inc.; William R McLaughlin, Retired President & CEO, Select Comfort; Marti Morfitt, CEO, River Rock Partners; Kate Mortenson; Dr Mary Nichols, Dean, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota; Richard B Payne, Jr, Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, US Bancorp; James J Phelps, President, Northcrest Corporation;Robert Pohlad, The Pohlad Companies; James Prokopanko, President and CEO, The Mosaic Company; Paul Reyelts, Retired Executive Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer, The Valspar Corporation; Steven M Rothschild, President, Invest in Outcomes; Robert Stephens, Founder, The Geek Squad; Samuel S M Wai, Treasurer, American Crystal Sugar Company
Project Overview

These projects inspire Minnesota students in schools across the state by exposing them to local classical artists. They also enhance teachers’ repertoire for meeting education standards and make new resources available to support classical music education in Minnesota’s classrooms.

Project Manager
First Name
Nick
Last Name
Leitheiser
Organization Name
Minnesota Public Radio
Street Address
480 Cedar Street
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55101
Email
nleitheiser@mpr.org