Ensemble SF has an on-going commitment to bring music into communities that don’t have regular access to the arts. One group includes incarcerated youth. During their most recent visit to Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall, they played for a particularly engaged group of young people. Filling the hall with sounds of Schumann, Dohnanyi and a newer work by Solbong Kim, ESF was peppered with many questions including, “When will you come back again?” and “Can you teach us music lessons?” Another confirmation of music’s power to build bridges, encourage exchange and promote understanding. Thank you for supporting the work we do within these communities!