May
31
11:15 AM11:15

Kohl for Kids

 Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

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May
27
3:00 PM15:00

Music in May Mainstage Concert

A world premiere by Polina Nazaykinskaya, Hope for solo violin in memory of David Arben, Shostakovich Piano Quintet and Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings led by renowned soloist Cho-Liang Lin. Co-founders of Sound Impact will be featured in this concert alongside Anna Polonsky, Jonah Kim, Jaime Amador, Daniel Stewart, L.P. How, and more... for more information visit www.musicinmay.org

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May
21
9:30 AM09:30

Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall Residency Day 3

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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May
20
12:30 PM12:30

Santa Clara Juvenile Hall Residency Day 3

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall Residency Day 2

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Clara Juvenile Hall Residency Day 2

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Brook Knoll Elementary School

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Their outreach at Brook Knoll Elementary will be for the special needs students, most of which are non verbal, each requiring their own caretaker. SI will perform its newest commission "The Trouble with Ben" featuring music composed by D.J. Sparr and lyrics and story written by Grammy award winner Barry Louis Polisar.

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May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Clara Juvenile Hall Residency Day 1

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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May
17
9:30 AM09:30

Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall Residency Day 1

Resident outreach ensemble at Music in May, Sound Impact co-founders Danielle Cho, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson will present interactive music programs to hundreds of underserved youth in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties from May 17 through May 25.

Sound Impact's outreach to incarcerated youth first began in 2014 at the Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall. Since then, SI has expanded its programs at detention centers across the U.S.

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"The Trouble With Ben" hosted by McLean Project for the Arts
May
12
4:30 PM16:30

"The Trouble With Ben" hosted by McLean Project for the Arts

Sound Impact performs on McLean Project for the Arts new Art + Music Concert Series. This outdoor performance is perfect for the whole family, and features "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar). Join us to learn about a bear named Ben, as we explore themes of embracing our differences and staying true to ourselves.

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Apr
18
9:45 AM09:45

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

Play In with Sound Impact

 Jonah Kim, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson

Jonah Kim, Tiffany Richardson, and Rebecca Jackson

INAUGURAL: Play In with us hosted by Music at Kohl Mansion! After a brief performance by Sound Impact, experience one of the great joys of being a musician and meet new friends at a “chamber music reading party”. Students, music hobbyists, and professional performing artists are encouraged to bring their instruments. We will have some standard chamber music on hand. Bring your favorite sheet music and a folding stand if you wish. Whether or not you play an instrument, please join us for the fun!

Wine & hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP is a must for this FREE event. Reservations at EventBrite or call 650.762.1131

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Mar
9
11:15 AM11:15

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Mar
9
9:30 AM09:30

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Mar
9
8:30 AM08:30

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Mar
7
11:00 AM11:00

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Mar
7
9:45 AM09:45

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Mar
7
8:30 AM08:30

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Feb
22
10:45 AM10:45

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Feb
22
9:30 AM09:30

Kohl for Kids

Sound Impact is one of the 2018 resident ensembles for music in the schools at Music at Kohl Mansion. Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion, now in its 35th season, presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Aligned with Kohl for Kids’ theme “Everyone Has a Voice” Sound Impact’s newest education program inspires self-esteem for even the youngest audience member. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar) and the timeless music from West Side Story (arranged by John Wineglass). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Feb
20
1:30 PM13:30

"The Trouble With Ben" at The Brandeis School of San Francisco

  • The Brandeis School of San Francisco (map)
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Sound Impact will present its newest education program that inspires self-esteem to the kindergartners at The Brandeis School of San Francisco. This engaging new program explores themes of embracing our differences and staying true to oneself through the story "The Trouble With Ben" (music by composer D.J. Sparr, lyrics and story by Grammy award winning writer Barry Louis Polisar). This program features interactive games to deepen the experience and understanding of these string instruments and new sounds and textures of contemporary music brought to life by a string trio.

Rebecca Jackson, violin; Tiffany Richardson, viola; Katie Youn, cello

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Feb
6
to Feb 7

Teacher Training Course in Costa Rica

  INTENSIVE TEACHER TRAINING COURSE    Sound Impact will host its first teacher training course offered to 45 teachers in Costa Rica free of charge hosted by  SIFAIS  in La Carpio. This course will be led by Debbie Lyle from  Foundation for the Advancement of String Education  (FASE) and assisted by Sound Impact musicians Juan Jaramillo (violin) and Danielle Cho (cello).

INTENSIVE TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

Sound Impact will host its first teacher training course offered to 45 teachers in Costa Rica free of charge hosted by SIFAIS in La Carpio. This course will be led by Debbie Lyle from Foundation for the Advancement of String Education (FASE) and assisted by Sound Impact musicians Juan Jaramillo (violin) and Danielle Cho (cello).

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

The Love & Loss Project

  • Preus-Brandt Forum Theatre, Cal Lutheran University (map)
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 Sound Impact and writer/director Claytie Mason of Nebunele Theatre Company are currently working on The Love & Loss Project. a theatre outreach project created in collaboration with  Hospice of The Conejo , a forty year-old volunteer hospice located in the Conejo Valley of Southern California.   The Love & Loss Project is an interview-based theatre project centered around the true stories of people who have lost their life partners. Over the course of a year, Claytie has worked closely with Hospice of The Conejo's grief support community to create this moving performance about living life in partnership, grief, love and resilience.  September 9th at 8pm, September 10th at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Sound Impact and writer/director Claytie Mason of Nebunele Theatre Company are currently working on The Love & Loss Project. a theatre outreach project created in collaboration with Hospice of The Conejo, a forty year-old volunteer hospice located in the Conejo Valley of Southern California. 

The Love & Loss Project is an interview-based theatre project centered around the true stories of people who have lost their life partners. Over the course of a year, Claytie has worked closely with Hospice of The Conejo's grief support community to create this moving performance about living life in partnership, grief, love and resilience.

September 9th at 8pm, September 10th at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

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Apr
19
12:10 PM12:10

Never Again

April 19, 2017| National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Sound Impact presents a program centered around two new works by award winning composer Polina Nazaykinskaya honoring Holocaust Survivors David Arben and Mirko Tuma

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