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Featured Video | "Inside Music Haven May 2018"

Open the door and you’ll see it: all life and love and a glorious mess of beautiful young faces and instrument cases in a light-filled expanse of music-making that fills an entire converted factory floor. This place in which A.C. Gilbert once manufactured “Erector Set” toys--introduced in 1913 as “Educational, Instructive, and Amusing”—is filled with young people engaged in variations on that same theme. They are making much more than music, and the space we now have the pleasure of calling home is more than classrooms and rehearsal spaces. It is a true haven.


"The House that You Built"

"Music Haven is a space where students feel safe, welcomed, valued, heard, and free to make music, make mistakes, take chances, try again, or ask for help. Everyone should have a place like that."

- Mandi Jackson

"Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins 3rd Mvmt"

Music Haven's youth chamber orchestra, Harmony in Action (ages 11-17) joins the Haven String Quartet on stage to play Vivaldi's Concerto for Four Violins in B-Minor, featuring student soloists Jordan, Cris, Noel, and Audrey on violin. Recorded May 13, 2017 at the Unitarian Society of New Haven.


"Annalisa Boerner - Violist, Haven String Quartet, Music Haven Teacher"

Annalisa makes the connection between her work with the Haven String Quartet and teaching her students at Music Haven. (Video by Wheel to Sea Productions)

"Gregory Tompkins - Violinist, Haven String Quartet, Music Haven Teacher"

Gregory shares some of his teaching philosophies at Music Haven. (Video by Wheel to Sea Productions)

 


"Philip Boulanger - Cellist, Haven String Quartet, Music Haven Teacher"

Music Haven Resident Cellist Philip Boulanger talks about long-term teaching and mentoring with his Music Haven cello students. (Video by Wheel to Sea Productions)

 

"Yaira Matyakubova - Violinist, Haven String Quartet, Music Haven Teacher"

Yaira talks about giving back through Music Haven. (Video by Wheel to Sea Productions.)


 

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