What is Music in May?
Mim brings renowned musicians to Santa Cruz, CA in a weekend full of concerts. Our intent is to expand and broaden the audience of classical music, impact youth, increase awareness of and develop relationships with other local non-profit organizations serving the Santa Cruz community.
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Sound Impact was resident community engagement ensemble for Music in May 2018. Co-founded by Rebecca Jackson, Tiffany Richardson, and Danielle Cho in 2012, Sound Impact is a collective of musicians dedicated to serving communities and igniting positive change through live performance, … Continue reading
Rebecca writes about her latest adventure in Lebanon on December 4, 2016. Festival goers will remember Ani Kalayjian from Mim 2012 and Moni Simeonov from earlier this May: Thank you Moni, Thomas, Ani, Maya, Alejandro, and Ahmad. Without each of … Continue reading
Rebecca Jackson first met cellist Danielle Cho when she was featured at Music in May 2011. Danielle and Rebecca went on to perform music together in many different settings and eventually, along with violist Tiffany Richardson (Mim 2016), founded Sound … Continue reading
By Rebecca Jackson I have long admired the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and so it’s an honor to be a part of their outreach in the schools. I joined cellist Felix Fan, violist Kim Fredenburgh, and beloved Mim violinist … Continue reading
Learn more about our guest artists Chee-Yun, Bridget, and Jonah to be featured at the upcoming 9th Annual Music in May. Don’t miss hearing three superstars making music together for the first time this May! What are your first musical … Continue reading
Much beloved return performers included pianist Christine McLeavey Payne, cellist Jonah Kim, violist Alexandra Leem, and violinist/violist L.P. How. Making their Mim debuts were the acclaimed Danish pianist Katrine Gislinge and violinist Martin Beaver, formerly of the Tokyo String Quartet … Continue reading
May 2012. It was a momentous season. There were many moving parts but it all came together and the celebration at Soif following the Saturday concert was full of joy and a deep sense of achievement. I don’t know where … Continue reading
Last month I had the pleasure of playing on two veteran bay area chamber music series, the Gold Coast Chamber Players (http://www.gcplayers.org/) and EOS Ensemble (http://www.eosensemble.com/). I cannot imagine a better way to start off 2012. Pam Freund-Striplen, violist and … Continue reading