It was no small feat for the Mundi Project to organize a fascinating artistic residency as a compelling example of the STEAM integration of music, technology and art, complete with a performance featuring a 3-D printed six-string violin. –Les Roka of The Utah Review (Continue reading here!) Mundi Project welcomed guest artists Sean Riley and Farshad Zadeh from … Continue reading The 3D Printed 6-String Violin Experience
Mundi Project, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, and Utah Music Teachers Association are proud to present Pathways, a new music outreach experience for young musicians and young professionals in Utah. The intention of Pathways is to foster experiences emulating career musicians who give back to the community through performances. For young professionals (“Panelists”), Pathways offers … Continue reading Announcing Pathways: a new music outreach experience!
Blog post by Mundi Project Program Coordinator, Mary Beth Christensen On March 1st, I had the pleasure to represent the Mundi Project at a plaque placement ceremony at West Ridge Academy. This plaque was placed on the beautiful grand piano donated to the West Ridge Academy through Mundi’s Piano Bank Program. This program has placed pianos to over 215 public … Continue reading Plaque Placement at West Ridge Academy
Blog post by Mundi Project Board President, Christina Coonradt Last week Mundi Executive Director Dr. Ruby Chou and I were proud to represent Mundi Project at the Utah State Capitol for the 11th Annual Nonprofit Day on the Hill. This event is a fantastic opportunity for us to advocate for our organization to our local … Continue reading 2019 Nonprofit Day on the Hill
MUNDI PROJECT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR 2018 has been an exciting year for Mundi Project! Our Top 3 Moments: #1: We celebrated Piano Bank’s 200th piano donation and placement! On November 17th, friends from the community came to celebrate this amazing benchmark of our cornerstone program (est. 2006). Piano Bank recipients and students from our Harmony Hub guitar … Continue reading Mundi Project Throughout 2018!
What a semester it’s been for Harmony Hub! This fall, we offered piano classes and classical guitar classes for students at Riley Elementary School in their after school program and for the community at Sorenson Community Campus! The students presented a Winter Showcase on December 12 at the Sorenson Black Box Theatre for friends and … Continue reading Harmony Hub Fall 2018
How many hours did Mundi Ambassadors volunteer? From September-December, 117 performance and service hours!!! This year, we have 21 Ambassadors on the roster and together they shared their musical talents at 9 outreach performances, 6 special community events, and at weekly Harmony Hub classes at Riley Elementary and Sorenson Community Campus! We are so grateful … Continue reading Ambassador Highlights Fall 2018
In partnership with the Leonardo Museum and Mundi’s Piano Technician Andrew Swan, Harmony Hub students and museum-goers learned how a piano is built by TAKING IT APART! Similar to #PeoplesPianoProject, this is an “upcycling” project of Piano Bank for well-loved pianos! In fact, the piano we took apart had been on the streets of Salt Lake … Continue reading Tech Take Apart!
MESSAGE FROM HANA JANATOVA, FOUNDER OF MUNDI PROJECT After a three-month process, it is my pleasure to announce that the Board of Directors has selected Dr. Ruby Chou as the new Executive Director to lead Mundi Project into its next chapter. Dr. Chou comes to the Mundi Project with a strong commitment to uphold and guide the … Continue reading New Executive Director, New Chapter
The community painted a grand piano for this year’s #PeoplesPianoProject!! You can see & play this piano at the Leonardo Museum cafe (no museum admission needed to do this). Fun fact: this grand piano was our 1st public space placement in 2009. It was loved a lot by its previous owners and the community of … Continue reading #PeoplesPianoProject