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Refugee Camp Concert – Beirut, Lebanon

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

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Sound Impact outreach in Costa Rica

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

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Outreach in Santa Fe

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

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Conversations with Chee-Yun, Bridget, and Jonah

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

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“Set free from myself” – 2015 Visit to Juvenile Hall

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

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2012 Reflections on the Eve of our 6th Season

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

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A feast of chamber music

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

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Adventures in the Dominican Republic

After 5 days in Haiti, my sister Elizabeth and I traveled by bus to explore the Dominican Republic.  When Elizabeth had the idea to extend our trip to explore this neighboring country, it took me more than a second to … Continue reading

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Music in Haiti

January 2nd through 7th I traveled with my sister Elizabeth and friend and colleague John Wineglass to help Haiti.  We joined a team of doctors from NYC on a trip to combine medicine with music! Friday January 6th, John and … Continue reading

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