Mimi Bornstein (Music Education ’89)

Mimi BornsteinMimi Bornstein BM ’89 (Music Education) has launched an impressive career since studying at Syracuse University.  She is currently the founder and artistic director of Midcoast Community Chorus (MCC) of Rockport, Maine, a non-profit community arts organization which uses music and singing as a vehicle for creating meaningful change in our local communities. With a mission to “sing as a community for the community” and a belief that every voice has value and deserves to be heard, this organization’s programs include a 140 voice non-auditioned multigenerational chorus, a 60 voice auditioned Chorale, non-auditioned children and youth choirs, and music literacy and voice classes. Based on the concept that powerful things happen when people sing together, MCC’s annual benefit concerts raise awareness and an average of $10,000 for local non-profit organizations doing good, important work in our local communities. MCC has donated over $65,000 since its founding in 2007.