Jaemi’s Thoughts on Music Making

Grass Roots Music

Jaemi is committed to music making that builds community and connection between people. She is part of a new generation of classical musicians who see art music as a type of social activism, a way of making the world a better place. Read more….

 

New Music

Refusing to guard the border fence between contemporary and standard repertoire, Jaemi advocates for and collaborates with living composers at every opportunity. She even revels in opportunities to use electronics and extended techniques. Read more…

 

Intellectual Rigor

The history of compositional style, performance practice, and even semiotic coding are fundamental to Jaemi’s process of creating an interpretation and performance. Deep understanding engenders deep emotional connections. Read more…

 

Always a Good Time

Exciting performances happen when the process of music making is at its best, i.e. fun for everyone. Jaemi brings a joyful spirit to the podium, pairing levity with profundity and often forgetting the difference between the two. Read more…