Joanna Blendulf and JungHae Kim started the Ensemble Mirable in 1996 at Indiana University's Early Music Institute.
The group focusses on exploring the many variations in continuo performance across different baroque styles. Ensemble Mirable is a flexible performing entity.
In 1998, Ensemble Mirable relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area.
In 2000, Ensemble Mirable won honorable mention in the second Dorian Group/Early Music America International Recording Competition for their performance of sonatas by Jean Zewalt Triemer].
On Ensemble Mirable's latest work, Conversations Galantes, the core ensemble of JungHae Kim on harpsichord and Joanna Blendulf on viola de gamba was joined by several performers of note including Elizabeth Blumenstock on baroque violin; Greer Ellison on baroque flute, and William Skeen on baroque cello.
Ensemble Mirable was awarded a Professional Development Grant from Early Music America, and was selected to perform in San Francisco Early Music Society concert series and San Jose Chamber Music Series during their 2003-2004 seasons, as well as in Los Angeles with Musica Angelica.
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