Lakes Area Music Festival

Mission Statement

The Lakes Area Music Festival engages the nation’s best performers and audience for excellent classical music and inspiring education through accessibility and radical hospitality.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments During the 2016 fiscal year the Lakes Area Music Festival served over 10,000 individuals cumulatively through world-class live performances, diverse education programs, and a newly implemented outreach program. Over 130 musicians from esteemed ensembles and companies across the country collaborated to increase artistic quality. 580 new individuals were served through thoughtful, community-proposed outreach activities. Nearly 300 volunteers provided 1,000 nights of accommodations, 500 individual meals, and served in many other capacities.
Current Goals We do not currently have specific written goals for the current fiscal year. At the 11/10/2016 board meeting, a 3-year strategic plan was created, and there will be further discussion for completion. The intent is to include actionable and objectively measurable goals for the current fiscal year.
Community or Constituency Served The LAMF serves permanent and seasonal residents, and visitors of the Lakes Area of central Minnesota. All ages groups are served through concert, education, and outreach programs. Broad socioeconomic inclusion is served through offering programs free of charge.
Geographic Area Served The LAMF serves the central Minnesota region while also drawing statewide and nationwide visitors.

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 03/06/2017

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P.O. Box 96
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 5853556868

General Information

Alternative Name: LAMF
EIN: 45-4807315
Principal Staff: Scott Lykins
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 10,250
Ruling Year: 2012


Board Chair: David Boran
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 12
Average Member Attendance: 11.5

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