Raphael House

Rebecca, Matt, and Jonah performed for the homeless families served at the Raphael House, an organization founded in 1971 that helps at-risk families achieve stable housing and financial independence.

From the audience:

"Thank you so much for your time, it means a lot." (Parent)

“I wish you will come back.” (5 year old)

I wish they would come back because it was SO fun". (8 year old)

Santa Cruz Juvenile Hall

As part of the Music in May festival in Santa Cruz, Rebecca, Jonah, and Christine were joined by former Tokyo String Quartet violinist Martin Beaver, violists Alexandra Leem and L.P. How, and pianist Katrine Ginslinge.

Visit Rebecca’s Music in May blog to read more about this afternoon.

Assistant division director Jennifer Buesing wrote “The youth told me the performance was the most beautiful thing they have ever experienced. Some say that for that small period of time, they went on a magical ride, away from the stress of their situation. Some said they wanted to cry at how beautiful the music was…”