MusiKaravan's video episodes are presented by The Soraya, and will be streaming each Thursday during Summer 2021
Delirium Musicum and The Soraya invite you on an epic road trip with MusiKaravan!
S1EP1 MUSIKARAVAN - HOW IT ALL STARTED
In this first episode, we meet concert violinists from Delirium Musicum chamber orchestra, Artistic Director Etienne Gara, and YuEun Kim, and their vintage 1971 VW bus as they work to transform it into the handsome, shiny red vehicle that will valiantly transport them on their journey. They are getting ready to embark on a life-changing road trip, safely spreading music, making new friends, and celebrating the people working hard to feed us physically and emotionally with quality products.
In this second episode, MusiKaravan finally takes to the road after two months of restoration. Concert violinists from Delirium Musicum chamber orchestra, Artistic Director Etienne Gara, and YuEun Kim, and their vintage 1971 VW bus visit their first organic farm in Southern California. They will meet a new audience, as they embark on this life-changing road trip, safely spreading music, making new friends, and celebrating the people who are working hard to feed us physically and emotionally with quality products.
S1EP2 MUSIKARAVAN - TWO VIOLINS AND A BUS HIT THE ROAD
Special thanks to Alex Loskutov, for letting us take his beautiful violins on this adventure! http://loskutoffviolins.com/
In this third episode, MusiKaravan drives North and visits Clos des Amis, a winery close to Ojai, California, for a day of harvest, music, friendship, and discovery.
S1EP3 MUSIKARAVAN - BUS LIFE IN WINE COUNTRY
More about Clos des Amis wines: https://closdesamis.com/
In this fourth episode, MusiKaravan visits the Ojai Olive Oil Company for a special moment of music, friendship, and discovery. Concert violinists from Delirium Musicum chamber orchestra, Artistic Director Etienne Gara, YuEun Kim, and their vintage 1971 VW bus meet new audiences as they embark on this life-changing road trip, safely spreading music, making new friends, and celebrating the people who are working hard to feed us physically and emotionally with quality products.
S1EP4 MUSIKARAVAN - MUSIC-INFUSED OLIVE OIL
More about the Ojai Olive Oil Company: https://ojaioliveoil.com/
In this fifth episode, Etienne and YuEun drive up the steep roads to Los Olivos, CA, to rehearse in nature. On their way down to Santa Barbara, their bus breaks down, and MusiKaravan is stranded until they find a way to repair their 50-year-old VW. Will they find a way to continue their journey that brings together music, friendship, and discovery?
S1EP5 MUSIKARAVAN - STRANDED WITH OUR VIOLINS!
In this sixth episode, Etienne and YuEun visit some peculiar friends, and attempt to create a musical bridge with them. Will they find a way to engage with those big birds, as their journey that brings together music, friendship, and discovery takes them to Solvang, CA?
S1EP6 MUSIKARAVAN - SERENADE FOR AN OSTRICH
With this seventh episode, we are entering the 2nd half of MK's 1st season! Tag along with Etienne and YuEun as they pass by a couple of farms near San Luis Obispo, CA, discover lemon cucumbers, and perform for a crowd of new friends.
S1EP7 MUSIKARAVAN - LESSON FROM THE PANDEMIC
More about Bee's Knees Fruit Farm: https://beeskneesfruitfarm.com/
In this 8th episode, MusiKaravan follows a trail of new friends they met on the road. As one impromptu concert venue leads to another, they discover the breathtaking beauty of Montana de Oro during Chuseok, a korean holiday that they celebrate on the beach. Inspired by an unexpected encounter, they film their first music video in a beautiful citrus orchard before continuing their journey.
S1EP8 MUSIKARAVAN - WE FOUND THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN!
In this 9th episode, the MusiKaravan team faces some challenges and needs a little TLC before they are able to get back on the road. They continue their adventures and come to the rescue of workers at an RV park near Paso Robles, CA. Music, human bonding, and beautiful scenery helps to save the day, so everybody can get back to their lives peacefully and inspired.
S1EP9 MUSIKARAVAN - MUSIKRAVAN TO THE RESCUE
In this 10th episode, the fierce trio that forms MusiKaravan gets to discover some wines from Paso Robles, CA, indulge in luxurious grapes, and make new friends by playing their violins before they continue on their route towards San Francisco. Music, wine, and human bonding takes their journey farther North.
S1EP10 MUSIKARAVAN - LOOKING FOR DIONYSUS
In this 11th episode, MusiKaravan is invited to the oldest winery in Napa Valley to perform for first responders who are rebuilding the area after the summer fires. Not everything works out as initially planned, but as always, music, food and wine unites those who were once strangers and creates new friendships. Witness these inspiring stories of Etienne and YuEun playing their violins for unexpected audiences.
S1EP11 MUSIKARAVAN - DUTY CALLS IN NAPA VALLEY
In this 12th episode, MusiKaravan joins Gwendolyn Alley, member of the 2019 US Wine Tasting Team, for a wine and music pairing at Napa Valley's oldest winery, Charles Krug. Together with Jim Morris, Vice President of Guest Relations at the winery, they keep music and wine flowing late into the night. After strengthening these new friendships, Etienne, YuEun and Boris are then ready to get back on the road for new adventures.
S1EP12 MUSIKARAVAN - WINE & MUSIC PAIRING IN NAPA VALLEY
In this 13th episode, MusiKaravan ventures into the Redwood Forest, taking a fishing rod given to them by their latest driveway host in Northern California. Will they catch their dinner, or find gold in the bed of a river once famous for its treasures?
S1EP13 MUSIKARAVAN - IN THE REDWOODS WITH 2 VIOLINS & A FISHING ROD
In this 14th and last episode of MusiKaravan's 1st season, our favorite trio lives for a few days off the grid in the Redwood Forest before they get ready to cross the border into Oregon. Their adventures will continue into Washington state, on their way to the Canadian border, where they'll brave the winter elements to make new friends through music and quality products. But that, is a story for another season...
S1EP14 MUSIKARAVAN - LOVE (AND MUSIC) IN THE TIME OF COVID
In this "bonus" 15th episode of MusiKaravan's 1st season, Artist in Residence of The Soraya, Etienne Gara, as well as YuEun Kim, and Boris the Bus take you back to the campus of CSUN, home of The Soraya. They perform in the iconic orange grove, and reunite with the musicians of Delirium Musicum on the beautiful stage of The Soraya for a surprise party and performance. Boris the Bus also takes part in this improvised concert - making it his first (real) stage appearance, as everyone is eager to make music again in the concert hall - and that, is a story we will finally share in person!
S1EP15 MUSIKARAVAN - A SORAYA HOMECOMING