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Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Music Haven
Wednesday, Oct. 7 @ 7:00pm
Members of the Haven String Quartet speak about the Music Haven program.
Register for Zoom Link or stream on YouTube Live. (Live stream will appear on the channel just before 7)
At Music Haven (New Haven, CT), young musicians study with and are mentored by members of their resident ensemble, the Haven String Quartet, from when they are in first, second, or third grade until they graduate from high school. They come to the 6700 square-foot programming space after school on the bus, where they not only participate in tuition-free lessons, classes, and ensembles, but also receive homework help, snacks, and the opportunity to be part of a supportive, vibrant musical community.
At the heart of their model is the relationship between teacher and student, and the relationships between the young musicians, themselves—they learn not only from the members of the string quartet, but also from the foundations of chamber music: listening to each other, working as a team, communicating through music, and dedication and focus in service of creating something beautiful together. Through music, they build community, develop resilience and self confidence, and experience collective struggle and success.
This event is co-sponsored by the Fine Arts Center. It will be approximately 60 mins with time for Q&A.
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