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Approved Grants 2016-2017

Approved Grants

We are pleased to announce the MCC Grant Recipient's for 2016-17.


Contact Name

Project title

Project Date

Amount Granted

Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Kate Brandt

Student Matinee Series



Proscenium Circus

Jessica Harms

Dramaturgy Displays

Starting October 28 and onward


Xianghai Liu

Dawn Wang

Dream of the Red Chamber Concert



The Concord Orchestra

Karen Shaver

Family Holiday Concert: Coming of Age

Dec. 4th, 2016 at 2 & 4 PM


Carlisle Chamber Orchestra

Kathleen Chick

Holiday Concert

Dec. 11, 2016


Cathy Weaver Taylor

Luminaries in the Library

winter 2016-2017


Steven Hurlbut

Jumpin' Juba concert at Acton Library



Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell


Under One Sky: A Multi-Cultural Celebration

Tuesday, February 21st. 2017 at 10:00 am


Acton Memorial Library Music Committee

Miriam Lezak

Classical music concert using the Fitzgerald Piano

26 February, 2017


Walden Shakespeare

Careena Melia

Twelfth Night - Outdoor Summer Shakespeare at NARA

June 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24


Open Door Theater

Sam Gould

ASL Interpretation for Suessical the Musical

February 3-12


Sounds of Stow

Marjory Evans

Sounds of Stow 2016-17 Concert Season

11/20/ 2016; 3/19/2017; 5/14/2017


Fitchburg Art Museum


82nd Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft

June 24 -  September 4, 2017


Acton Community Chorus

David Eiranova

2016/2017 Concert Series

January 21, 2017; Spring TBD


The Concord Chorus

Michelle Binzel

Bach Mass in B Minor Lecture Series

January - April 2017


The Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild, Inc.

Michael McGarty

Massachusetts High School Drama Festival

March 4 2017


Sinikka Savukoski

Sinikka Savukoski

Manguito: Music of the Caribbean and Latin America



Indian Hill Music Inc.

Mary Leahy

Bach's Lunch Concert Series

3rd Thursday of each month, Sept 2016-June 2017


Robert Creeley Foundation, Inc.

Marcia Rich

17th Annual Robert Creeley Award activities

March 29 and 30, 2017


Worcester Chamber Music Society

Tracy Kraus

Free Ticket Program



Linda Hoffman

Susan Richmond

Plein Air Poetry Chapbook 2017

March - Sept 2017


First Connections

Linda Jensen

Little Pig Joins the Band Family Event



Sangeeta Shroff


Conant and Douglas Schools' Festival of Cultures

April 2017 (Date to be confirmed )


Harvard Pro Musica

Kathryn Hewett, Vice President

Singing Together: An American Tradition



Concord Women's Chorus

Judith Bose

Fountain in a Wood: From Walden to Loch Lomond

May 13, 2017 at 4pm


John Root


Edible Wild Plants of the Northeast

7:00 PM on May 17, 2017


Suman Adiseshu

Suman Adiseshu

Samarpanam- A Tribute

20th May 2017 at 5:00pm


Mike Mai


Concert at Acton Senior Center



Kathleen Taffel


The Art of Magic!



The Discovery Museums

Sarah Rothschild

Free Friday Night Fun

June-August 2017


Toni Ostrow, David Blodgett & Dan Villani performi The Hip Swayers Trio


Hip Swayers Trio Concert

July 16, 2017 (11 AM - 12:30 PM)


Geo Lee


The Spectrum ABRHS

2016-2017 School Year


Dana Dykiel


Window Seat Art and Literary Magazine

School year 2016 - 2017


Sunanda Sahay


Essence of India



Town of Acton Recreation Department

Maura Haberman

4th Annual Chinese Music & Dance Night



Nashoba Valley Concert Band

Collin Hockey

NVCB Music Concert in Boxborough



The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden and Cancer Support Center

Brianne Carter

Expressive Arts Therapy Programs

Throughout calendar 2017