Friday, February 9, 2018

2018 Winter Concert: Saturday Feb. 17th at 7pm


MBM is excited to present the Pacific Crest Chamber Players for our 2018 Opening Concert! 

The Pacific Crest Music Festival is an intensive summer chamber music festival in which talented young musicians learn the art of chamber music, receive private lessons, and perform in concerts alongside the world-class Pacific Crest faculty members. 

PCMF Faculty members Michael Whitson, Patrick Dalton Holmes, Laura Gaynon, George Figueroa, and Chiharu Sai

Music by the Mountain is honored to host the PCMF Faculty members who will give what is certain to be an outstanding performance featuring Mozart’s E Flat Piano Quartet and Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” D Minor String Quartet. 

Event Details:

Saturday, February 17th at 7:00pm

POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center

5819 Sacramento Ave, Dunsmuir
Admission: $20 at the door, Free admission for Students 18 and under


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PCMF Students playing in downtown Dunsmuir

Winter School Outreach featuring the Pacific Crest Chamber Players

The Pacific Crest Chamber Players are dedicated to teaching young musicians about chamber music and are assisting MBM in a school outreach program that will reach an estimated 232 children ranging from 2nd to 8th grade!

Music by the Mountain and the Pacific Crest Chamber Players will host an intensive day of youth outreach aimed at exposing local students to the beauty of classical music and the joy of playing musical instruments. This outreach program will include trips to Dunsmuir Elementary, Butteville Elementary, McCloud Elementary, and the Mt. Shasta Boys and Girls Club.


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Former MbM Board Member
and Friend, Carol Medrano
August, 1936 – May, 2016

The Carol Medrano Memorial Scholarship for Music Majors is Now Accepting Applications! 

In honor of the life and dedication of Carol Medrano, MBM supports a yearly scholarship of $2,000 to benefit Siskiyou County high school graduates who plan to major in music or music education, and College of the Siskyous students who are continuing a music major.

Application deadline for the 2018/2019 school year is March 31st 2018. 

Applicants are encouraged to use the application questions as an opportunity to show the scholarship committee who they are as musicians and what drives them in their musical journey. Students wishing to apply for the scholarship should complete the application and submit it along with all requested documentation by the application deadline. Applications and scholarship details can be found on the Carol Medrano Scholarship page.

The scholarship recipient will be announced in May 2018. Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to info@musicbythemountain.org.

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MBM Special Announcement: 

From March 10-May 5 the Siskiyou Arts Museum in Dunsmuir will feature the art of former Siskiyou County resident and Music by the Mountain supporter Victor Aaron Medrano! 

Along with his wife Carol, Victor was an avid supporter of classical music and music education and participated with MBM in fulfilling its mission to bring world class classical music performances to Siskiyou County. Victor operated “behind the scenes” helping to setup concerts and our annual gala, and was often the friendly and cheerful “bartender” at MBM events. 

“The Art of Victor Medrano: A Retrospective” will feature a number of Victor’s oil paintings to create an exhibit honoring Victor’s memory and his love of art. CLICK HERE For more information and event details



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