ANNUAL REPORTS

Stichting Allegro Arts Network 2019 Annual Report

A board meeting was held over Skype on January 16, 2020 with Judy Mensch (in the US) and Jackee Raught (in the Netherlands). Activity and financial reports for 2019 were given for FireChoir and Kidzark.

FireChoir had a spring and a fall season with approximately 110 singers participating each season. Seven concerts were presented during the year. Two concerts were held in the Amstelveen Schouwburg Theater, rented in partnership with Stadshart Amstelveen. One of those concerts was a special invitation-only event for senior citizens in Amstelveen. Total audience attendance for the seven concerts was estimated to be around 2000.

Kidzark continued work in the United States while Judy Mensch is in residence there. Judy trained children’s workers and did shows in the Northeast region.
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Stichting Allegro Arts Network 2018 Annual Report

A board meeting was held over Skype on January 12, 2019 with Judy Mensch (in the US) and Jackee Raught (in the Netherlands). Activity and financial reports for 2017 were given for FireChoir and Kidzark.

FireChoir had a spring and a fall season with approximately 100 singers participating each season. Seven concerts were presented during the year. The highlight was our 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert at the Zaantheater in Zaandam with special guest soloist Dwight Dissels and almost 700 people in attendance (as reported by Jackee Raught). Total audience attendance for the seven concerts was estimated to be around 2500.

KIDZARK had a busy first 6 months of 2018. In February of 2018, we began a new KIDZARK program at New City Church in Ijmuiden.  I worked with them for 4 months until they were self-sufficient and now they continue doing the program effectively. In March 2018, KIDZARK participated in a large Children’s Workers conference in Budapest Hungary. After a week of rehearsals, we debuted the play “Red” at the conference.  It was very well received and has already been translated into 3 languages for use in western and eastern Europe. In July 2018, KIDZARK made its way to The United States.  In July, we did shows in Maine and began training workers. From September until the end of the year, we trained Children’s Workers and did several shows in the New England region (as reported by Judy Mensch).

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Stichting Allegro Arts Network 2017 Annual Report

A board meeting was held in Zaandam on January 26, 2018 with Judy Mensch, Jackee Raught and Jan Barendse, Jr. in attendance. Activity and financial reports for 2017 and projections for 2018 were given or FireChoir and Kidzark.

FireChoir had a spring and fall season with approximately 100 singers participating each season. Three concerts were held at the end of each season. FireChoir joined the Music Guild Association in December which has an annual subscription of 10 euro per choir participant.

KIDZARK traveled through a number of countries in addition to the Netherlands including Croatia, Romania, Austria, Hungary and the United States, putting on variety shows for children with moral messages. Two weeks of a Drama Camp in Romania was a highlight of the summer. There were also several Teacher Trainings given, both in Eastern and Western Europe and a Conference in Austria. KIDZARK also began two KID's Clubs in two separate locations in Zaandam. Both continue having monthly meetings.
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Stichting Allegro Arts Network 2016 Annual Report

A board meeting was held in Zaandam on January 27, 2017 with Judy Mensch, Jackee Raught and Jan Barendse, Jr. in attendance. Activity and financial reports for 2016 and projections for 2017 were given for FireChoir and Kidzark.

 

FireChoir had a spring and a fall season with approximately 100 singers participating each season. Three concerts were held at the end of each season.

KIDZARK traveled through a number of countries in addition to the Netherlands including Italy, Romania, Czech Republic, Belgium, Poland and Croatia, putting on variety shows for children with moral messages. There were also several Teacher Trainings given, both in Eastern and Western Europe.

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Stichting Allegro Arts Network 2015 Annual Report

A board meeting was held in Zaandam on January 13, 2016 with Judy Mensch, Jackee Raught and Jan Barendse, Jr. in attendance. Activity and financial reports for 2015 and projections for 2016 were given for FireChoir and Kidzark. In summary:

FireChoir had a spring and a fall season with approximately 100 singers participating each season. Three concerts were held at the end of each season.

Kidzark gave seven performances. A new play was written and rehearsals started. Another play was commissioned. Several teacher training sessions were held.

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