Board Meeting February 5, 2020

Type: 
Board
Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Status: 
Approved

In attendance: Madeline Beery, Hanan Bell, Teresa Metzger-Howe, Koko Morgan, Linda O’Gara, Kathleen O'Keeffe, Doug Potter, Bruce Sherman and Kim Waggie.

Minutes
The minutes for the December board meeting were approved as amended.

Grant Status
The Symphony has received the $600 grant money from the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture program for 2019. The King County 4Culture approved our grant, however the amount has not been specified.

Membership Status
There were 70 symphony members Winter quarter. Bruce is waiting for 15 people to pay.

Publicity Status
The text is being worked on for the Winter concert. Bruce is updating the membership.

Music Director
The cello soloist will not be able to perform with us for the Spring concert. He would like to perform with us next spring. There is a viola soloist that is available. For the Winter Concert we have a harpist.

Music Status
Hanan will have to check the availability of the music for the viola soloist. We may need to rent it. He will check on the cost.

MCNW Status
The Music Center would like us to put the stands and chairs on the carts. They are thinking about having a sound expert come and see what can be done to improve the sound quality of the practice hall.

Venue Status
The Norse Home will not be available for the Winter Pre-concert. We'll use that day to rehearse making up for the snow day.

Next Meeting
The next Board Meeting is May 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm at the Music Center of the Northwest.



We are grateful for funding from King County 4 Culture, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and matching funding by Microsoft and Boeing.