Sue Kramer, Chair, 413-863-4621
Jen Simms, 413-325-1381
Laura Carboni, 413-834-0738
Jocelyn Castro-Santos, 413-863-2591
Susan LaScala, 413-863-2435
Lynn Stowe Tomb, 413-863-2475
Mailing Address: 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354-9758
Meeting schedule: The Council meets on an as-needed basis. Please contact the Chair to determine the meeting time and to be included on the agenda.
2014 Common People Concert Series
June 24 A Natural Concert Band - Performing band music, naturally
July 1 Gillbilly Sing-Along, Led by Surprise Guests - the name says it all
July 8 Dustin Patrick - Percussion: The Next Big Hit!
July 15 Monadnock Steel Drummers - Sounds of the Caribbean, a la Gill
July 22 Jason Koerber and Friends - Gill's Favorite Jazz Standards
July 29 American Harmony Octet - Music from 19th Century America
August 5 Sirius Coyote - Traditional Inca and Aztec Sounds, right here
August 12 The Damons - Americana Name-That-Tune & Sing-Along
August 19 ROMEOs - Barbershop music at its local best
Where? On Gill Common. If the weather is yucky, concerts will be held in Gill Congregational Church.
When? Summer Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Cost? None, but Friends of Gill will sell refreshments at each concert!
Why? Because Gill deserves lots of very good music.
More info? Contact Steve at email@example.com
The concert series is sponsored by a grant from the Gill Cultural Council.
There are openings for new members on the Cultural Council. If you are interested in learning more about the purpose of the Council and the minimal time commitments of being a member, please contact the Chairs.
Apply for a Grant from the Cultural Council
The Gill Cultural Council is accepting grant applications for this year. In addition to the state criteria (public benefit, non-discrimination, no substitution, arts/humanities/interpretive sciences), applications will be evaluated using the following review criteria:
1. How well the program meets our local priorities
2. Community support and involvement
3. Ability to address the diverse cultural needs of a community's underserved populations or support diverse forms of cultural activities
4. Financial need
Completed applications must be received or postmarked by October 15. The application form can be completed and printed by browsing to the Massachusetts Cultural Council's web page (link to MCC) and then choosing "Local Cultural Council" from the Applications/Forms menu. The completed forms should be sent to Gill Town Hall, Attn: Cultural Council, 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354. The Gill Cultural Council is a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.