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Organizational Profile Music in the Mountains (MIM) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire and connect people of all ages through extraordinary classical musical performances, community engagement, and music education. Founded in 1982 by Paul Perry and Terry Brown, the organization’s first mission was to produce a summer festival utilizing the local volunteer choir and a core of … Continue reading »

MIM Education News

  MIM EDUCATION NEWS Education Takes Center Stage During Back to School Week Balancing in-depth initiatives such as our nationally recognized Young Composers Project, and broad reach programs such as Carnegie Hall’s Link Up, MIM’s multi-faceted programs touch the lives of over 5,000 students each year. We work closely with school districts, music teachers and parents in advocating for the importance … Continue reading »

MIM Fall Newsletter

Dear Friend of MIM, Fall always seems like it is just around the corner this time of year. A tinge of color in the leaves partners with warm breezy days- October in northern California. A wonderful time to focus on our education programs, to plan an exciting new season, and to gear up for the holidays. I want to take a … Continue reading »

Hello from Salzburg!

(From Resident Conductor Ryan Murray, this year’s Ansbacher Fellow at the Salzburg Festival in VIenna) Getting a chance to hear the Vienna Philharmonic on a daily basis is quite a luxury.  The Philharmonic plays with a very unique and beautiful sound, and are masters of classical style.  Some performances that have stood out were Der Rosenkavalier and Il Trovatore featuring Anna Netrebko … Continue reading »

Thank You!


Dear Friends of Music in the Mountains, As we close on this extraordinary festival, we want to thank all of our donors, every single patron, every single member of the production staff, and every amazing musician for making this what many have said is the best SummerFest ever.  You all made the concerts, the camaraderie, the laughter, the MUSIC happen. … Continue reading »

MIM SUMMERFEST Newsletter- All You Need to Know

SummerFest Festivities, Happenings, and (Almost) Everything You Need to Know We’re here!  And along with all of the fabulous concerts, we have an amazing array of special events and activities moving around the festival.  So grab a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine depending on when you open this!) and check out all of the things that make … Continue reading »

Music in the Mountains Ryan Murray Chosen as Ansbacher Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2014 Contact: Roberta McClellan, Cell: (916) 595-9800, Email: Music in the Mountains Ryan Murray Chosen as Ansbacher Fellow Nevada City, CA—Music in the Mountains (MIM) Resident Conductor and Choral Director Ryan Murray, was recently selected as a winner of the 2014 Ansbacher Fellowship for Young Conductors with the Vienna Philharmonic through the American Austrian Foundation. Mr. … Continue reading »

Music in the Mountains Young Musicians Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download – Music in the Mountains Young Musicians Competition Contacts: Mark Vance, Education Coordinator (530) 265-6173 x202 Music in the Mountains Young Musicians Competition Changing Tune a Little March 15, 2014, Nevada City CA–Music in the Mountains (MIM) invites students grades 3-12 to try their musical skills in this year’s Young Musicians Competition to be held May … Continue reading »

SUMMERFEST 2014- Music Made to Move You

Our SummerFest brochure launched early last week and by now should have made its way to your mailbox. So you’re reading about our 2014 pianist-in-residence Konstantin Soukhovetski, are curious about what a Bedouin tent looks like, or are wondering where to get the Wookie costume for our John Williams Spectacular. You’re getting ready to party with the Fab Four, named … Continue reading »

MIM Education Newsletter

Dear Friends, Greetings and happy new year to all!  We are full STEAM ahead with MIM Education and are excited to share some program updates and concert information with you. Our Young Composers Project is in high gear.  Saturday February 1 is the ever-anticipated vocal concert.  This concert has grown from the high school music room to Peace Lutheran Church in the … Continue reading »