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Miki Sawada ’14AD works with Music Haven in new Music in Schools partnership

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Miki Sawada

This year marks a new collaboration between the School of Music and Music Haven, a non-profit organization founded by Yale School of Music alumna Tina Lee Hadari ’04MM.

Pianist Miki Sawada ’14AD, a teaching artist in the Music in Schools program, is working at Music Haven teaching piano to students in the New Haven Public Schools. This extension of the School of Music’s partnership with NHPS allows piano students to participate in the program for the first time.  MORE

Published October 4, 2013
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Tina Lee Hadari ’04MM to discuss chamber music as public service

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Tina Lee Hadari, a graduate of the School of Music and the founder of Music Haven, will be the featured guest speaker at the next Community Engagement Think Tank on Saturday, February 6. Music Haven is a nonprofit organization that anchors a string quartet to the urban neighborhoods of New Haven. Its resident ensemble, the Haven String Quartet, teaches tuition-free after-school string lessons to 48 youth in high-poverty neighborhoods and performs in both traditional and non-traditional venues throughout Connecticut.

This year, the Yale School of Music examines the role of community engagement in the life of professional musicians. To encourage School of Music students to explore the role of community engagement in their careers, and to identify and promote good practices in this field, the School has inaugurated a series of Saturday Seminars. Each session combines a presentation by a visiting expert with a discussion among students on topical issues affecting the field of classical music. MORE

Published January 25, 2010
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