poster contest

To request funding from the Hermann Arts Council, please email Arts Council President Gerald Korman, gwkorman@ktis.net. Requests must be received by the 1st of the month to be discussed at the current month's meeting. Grant requests should include the following information:

  • Date of submission
  • Applicant's name and contact information
  • Name of organization, if applicable
  • Brief description of funding request
  • Amount requested
  • Brief description of how grant funds will be spent
  • Other sources of funding and expected income, if any

Arts Council Grants

#154. Riverside Short Film & Video Festival

#153. St. Louis Wind Symphony

#152. Eleventh Annual Columbia Handbell performance

#151. Steve Leslie Band

#150. Arts Council 2014 poster contest

#149. Arts Council 2014 poster contest

#148. JB Big Band and ECC Jazz Band

# 147. Imaginary Theatre Company performances at Hermann elementary and middle schools

#146. Banners for the Hermann Arts Council

#145. Deutschheim State Historic Site, Pommer Musical Symposium

# 144. Missouri State University Concert Chorale. March 23, 2014, 4:00 p.m., St. George Catholic Church

#143. Girl Scout Lantern Parade, Saturday, November 30, 2013 (Inclement
weather date, December 7) through town with party at CME Amphitheater.

#142. Mailing for community art events (spring and fall) at Scenic
Regional Library, 2014-2015 fiscal year.

#141. Mailing for community art events (spring and fall) at Scenic
Regional Library, 2013-2014 fiscal year.

#140. Hermann Area Chorus, Sunday, November 3, 2013, 2:00 p.m.,
Hermann High School Auditorium

#139. United States Air Force Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Jazz
Ensemble, CEM Amphitheatre, Sunday, October 6, 2013.

#138. Columbia Handbell Ensemble, St. George Church, December 14, 2013,
7:30 p.m., with Christmas Rectory Tour before or after.

#137. Missouri State Concert Chorale

#136. JB Big Band and ECC Jazz Band, May 5, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Amphitheater.

#135. Hermann Public School Music Department. Cargo Trailer for the Hermann High School Band.

#134. St. Louis Wind Symphony, June 9, 1013, Amphitheater.

#133. Hermann Area Chorus, October 28, 2012, and May 5, 2013.

#132. Hermann Girl Scout Lantern Parade, November 24, 2012

#131. Banyan Dance Company, Hermann Elementary and Middle School

#130. Steve Leslie Band. July 3, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

#129. Shakespeare Festival at Hermann High School.

#128. Support for 175th Hermann Anniversary celebration

#127. Support for mailing from Scenic Regional Library

#126. Bad Arolsen Young Adult Orchestra, October 18, 2012

#125. Johnson’s Jubilee, September 8-9

 #124. Ninth Annual Columbia Handbell Ensemble Performance, December 8, 2012

#123. Lyric Arts Trio. Not approved.

#122. Support for Big Screen Under the Stars at the Amphitheatre.

#121. Portable Art Display Board for Hermann Elementary School

#120. Crusade Against Cancer celebratory event, 6:00 to 10 p.m., Friday, June 1, at the City Park Pavilion and Rotunda. Entertainment will feature "A Luau Celebration with the Bluff-Tones and Friends." There will also be refreshments provided by local service groups, a meal for survivors, silent auction, carnival games, team competitions, and the annual Pilgrimage of Lights ceremony. Wine and beer will be served in the Pavilion

#119. Annual Spring Concert of the Hermann Instrumental Music Department at the Amphitheater on May 8, 2012, with performances by the Beginning Band, 7th Grade Concert Band, Hermann High School Dixieland Band, Hermann Middle School Rock Band and the Hermann High School Wind Ensemble. A small awards ceremony will recognize outstanding student musicians. In the event of rain, the program will be held at the Hermann High School Auditorium.

#118. Hermannpalooza at the Amphitheater on May 5, 2012, a semiannual event featuring youth bands, co-sponsored by Hermann High School.

#117. Roundhouse Rascals, a traditional Dixieland and Ragtime group, featuring banjo player from Australia and Nora Hulse on piano, will perform at the Amphitheater at 7:00 p.m. on July 15, 2012. In the event of rain, the program will be held at the Hermann High School Auditorium.

#116. In combination with Grant #112, a Jazz Festival at the Amphitheater at 7:00 p.m. on May 6, 2012, featuring John Berkemeyer's Jazz Ensemble and the East Central College Jazz Band. In the event of rain, the program will be held at the Hermann High School Auditorium.

#114. A program featuring African storytelling and percussion to be presented at Hermann Elementary School. St. George Elementary School also will be invited. The program will feature Mtendaji, an accomplished musician who has taught throughout the St. Louis area and was the founding director of Taifa/Afi Ama Folkloric Productions. The company’s recording “Stories from the Heart” won the Parent’s Choice award in 1992. Date to be determined.

#113.  Missouri State Concert Chorale at St. George Catholic Church at 4:00 p.m. on either Sunday, February 5 or March 4, 2012. This group has performed in Hermann for some 20 years, drawing larger crowds every year.

#112. The East Central College Jazz Band will again perform in Hermann. The purpose of this event is to encourage the study of jazz music and to provide our community with an evening of good music. The jazz band is directed by Aaron Bounds, a graduate of Hermann High School, and includes Daniel Nuener, a former HHS band member.

#111.  Irish Kaleidoscope. The Kansas City based Cultural Kaleidoscope has been bringing multi-cultural, educational programs to students for the past 19 years. Two performances at Hermann Elementary School will provide support to the social studies, language and fine arts curriculum. St. George students also will be invited. 

#110.  Replacement of sound shells at Hermann Elementary School to provide a backdrop for performances and improve acoustics.

# 109.  St. Louis Wind Symphony at the Amphitheater at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

#108. Support for Hermann Palooza, October 21, 2011. This fundraising event, sponsored by the Hermann High School Yearbook committee, provides a venue for students to perform and share their talents with the community, as well as surrounding high schools.

#107. Support for an accompanist at the Hermann Area Chorus.

# 106. Big Smith concert September 17, 2011, at the Hermann Amphitheater, with opening act The River Rats.

# 105. Support for two mailings for receptions at the Hermann Branch of Scenic Regional Library. Submitted by Sheri Hausman

# 104. Annual Lantern Parade on Saturday, November 26, 2011, to commemorate the start of the Christmas season in Hermann. Submitted by Bobbi Contreras of the Hermann Girl Scouts

# 103. Advertising for Crusade Against Cancer celebratory event, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., June 10, 2011. Evening will include a concert by John Berkemeyer and Friends and a Pilgrimage of Lights ceremony to honor survivors and those lost to cancer. Admission is free. Submitted by Paula and Carl Pierce

# 102. Jazz, Food and Art Festival (cancelled). Submitted by Lauren Schubert

# 101. Eighth Annual performance of the Columbia Handbell Ensemble is scheduled for 7:30, p.m., December 10, 2011. Submitted by Lauren Schubert

# 100. Movie Nights at the Amphitheater will continue. Grant will provide three or four movies for the 2011 season. Submitted by Jim Grebing

# 99. The ECC Jazz Band, with special guest vocalist Kara Bounds will perform April 22, 2011 at the Amphitheater. Targeted audiences will include all of the area schools to showcase the music program at ECC. Submitted by Aaron Bound.

# 98. Pianist Behzod Abduraimov will perform at the Hermann High School on April 10, 2011 at 2 pm. This will be a free concert. The purpose of this concert is not only for music lover's appreciation, but to afford the opportunity for aspiring musicians to experience e a world class piano concert event. Submitted by Hermann Arts Council

#97.  Expenses associated with a Sunday performance of the St. Louis Wind Symphony at the Amphitheater. Submitted by Ernestine Mueller

#96.  Showboat Theatre rental and materials for a Children's production (St George students grades 3 through 6) of the Christmas program "North Pole Musical... a Sensational Holiday Revue". Proceeds from the event go to "Adopt a Family/Families". Submitted by Jonie Loehnig

#95.  Three assemblies by Brandon White focusing on self awareness and incorporating the fine arts. The program is for all students, Hermann Elementary and Middle School and St. George, grades K through 8th. Submitted by Ketha Bounds, Hermann Elementary School Music Teacher

#94.  Honorarium for the accompanist for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 concert seasons of the Hermann Area Chorus. Submitted by Mary Brennell, President, The Hermann Area Choru.

#93.  Support for the Annual Lantern Parade to kick off the Hermann Christmas holiday season. Submitted by Bobbi Contreras on behalf of the Hermann Girl Scouts/ Lantern Parade

#92.   Postage costs for invitation mailings for two Library Art Receptions for the Fall of 2010 and Spring 2011. Submitted by Sheri Hausman, Librarian Herman Branch of the Scenic Regional Library

#91.  Advertising, meal costs and conductor housing for two performances by the Missouri State Concert Chorale, MSU -Springfield. Evening concert at St George Catholic Church on January 3, 2011 and  assembly performance at Hermann High School on January 4, 2011. Submitted by Carl and Ketha Bounds

#90.  The Cultural (Irish) Kaleidoscope, a multicultural educational program supporting the Hermann Elementary School’s social studies, language and fine arts curriculum for Preschool through 3rd grade students. To take place in January or February 2011. Submitted by Ketha Bounds, Elementary Music Teacher, and Rosie Branson, Elementary Art Teacher

#89.  Transportation fees for the Hermann Marching Band to compete at marching festivals in Sullivan and Washington. Submitted by Josh James on behalf of the Hermann High School Marching Band

#88.  The Hermann Area Crusade Against Cancer Celebratory Event, which this year focuses on cancer survivors and their caregivers. Funding is requested for advertising and invitations. Submitted by Carl W. and Paula R. Pierce on behalf of the Community Foundation of the Hermann Area, Inc.

#87. Mileage expenses for out of town participants in the Free JB Big Band Concert in the Park at the Eitmann Amphitheater featuring swing music of the 40’s and 50’s. Submitted by John B. Berkemeyer

#86. Band participation gifts and concert T-shirts for “Hermann Palooza,” a high school student performance event featuring local high school band groups. Submitted by Julie Lassiter benefiting the Hermann High School yearbook publications group

#85. Hermann Area Chorus Spring Concert honorarium for accompanist. Submitted by Mary Brennell, President of the Hermann Area Chorus

#84.  2010 Season “Big Screen Under the Stars”  Movie nights at the Clara Eitmann Messmer Amphitheater. Submitted by JimGrebing, Katie McBride

#83. Instructor fee for a Printmaking Workshop for Hermann High School Art Department’s Drawing 2, Painting 2, and Art Club students Submitted by Lela Pohmann

#82.  The Cultural Kaleidoscope, a multicultural educational program supporting the Hermann Elementary School’s social studies, language and fine arts curriculum for Preschool through 3rd grade students. Submitted by Ketha Bounds, Elementary Music Teacher, and Rosie Branson, Elementary Art Teacher

#81.  6th Annual Columbia Handbell Ensemble performance, December 2010.  Submitted by Lauren Schubert