Monthly Archives: May 2011

2011 Reflections

After Music in May ends I like to find a seat at a local café (preferably in the sun!) and put pen to paper, reminiscing the weeks’ activities. This year I thought I’d share some of my reflections, our highlights, … Continue reading

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Testimonial – Amy Yang

Such amazing players, amazing personalities, and all around great FUN. It was as exciting to see the joy on people’s faces as they swayed to the music as it was to see the goggle-eyed pumpkins marvel at the act of … Continue reading

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Testimonial – David Arben

I was enchanted with the sound of the violin . . . The violin saved my life. — David Arben

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Testimonial – Richard Rood

Mim was a retreat for musicians of the highest level. We rehearsed intensely and gave deeply communicative performances that reflected our complete commitment to the highest level of music making. Each musician had clearly spent weeks if not months preparing … Continue reading

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Review – Krishna Pulavarti

In three short years ‘Music in May’ has become one of the premier musical events in Santa Cruz. It is, without a doubt, the finest chamber music you will get to see here. — Krishna Pulavarti, a fan and “techie … Continue reading

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Review – Ellen Primack, CFCM Executive Director

Mim is dedicated to creating chamber music performances of great artistic excellence and with a genuine humanistic quality. — Ellen Primack, CFCM Executive Director.

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Review – Richard Rood

I just want to share with you how much I enjoyed playing here at your “Music in May”.  At the center of your success were two fantastic concerts. Not only was there really great playing but like you said, somehow … Continue reading

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Review – 2011 Audience Member

The musicianship was truly superb. And you attend to every detail of production and theater in the most elegant and professional manner. Brava!! John’s [commissioned piano trio] was also a stand-out for me. I was reticent, but quickly won over. … Continue reading

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It is on their level of music-making that the supernal beauty of great masterworks is revealed and can demonstrate just how noble the human spirit can be. We, you and I and our children need to have these kinds of … Continue reading

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In three short years ‘Music in May’ has become one of the premier musical events in Santa Cruz. It is, without a doubt, the finest chamber music you will get to see here. — Krishna Pulavarti, a fan and “techie … Continue reading

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