Monteux School mourns its music directorRIP
The Pierre Monteux School and Music Festival has announced the death of its veteran music director, Michael Jinbo.
Michael, who suffered a brain haemorrhage on Saturday, had been in charge for 30 years.
The statement reads:
We are shocked and saddened to announce
that Michael Jinbo died late this morning
following a brain hemorrhage on Saturday.
Joe Klapatch and his family were with him at the end.
More to come as we learn more.
We do expect that the festival will proceed this coming summer with guest conductors and teachers
to be announced in the near future.
Phil Devenish, President of the Board of Trustees