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Our Gala Concert on July 19 explored the classics
(Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Dvorak)
and presented the very newest in chamber music
(Atwell, Hudson, Casey and Goodman)

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July 2016 Plans ........ Calling all Composers

We welcome those of you who are just starting and those who are seasoned. We wish to promote MORE chamber music for string trios, quartets and quintets. We offer a six week course to prepare music that we'll perform for you on July 24, 2016, including a recording.
Download the Composer Course Description and the Application.
Deadline to apply: March 15, 2016

July 2016 Plans ........ All Performers

Welcome back to those of you who have enjoyed past summers. New players are welcome, too. More information available on our "Next Session" page.....Application here


CHAMBER MUSIC..........FEB. 6, 2016..........

Do you have a group that wants to perform for 5 minutes? 10 minutes? 15 minutes?

we have the solution! Download guidelines and application here

For 2-8 players, all ages, all literature, a fun gathering for string players and friends:
one of your players must be a member of ASTA or SPONSORED by an ASTA member.
You have until Jan. 26 to register (only costs $30 per group), but it's time start rehearsals!!!!

All quartets from our summer 2015 fun are encouraged to register for Feb. 6. CMIsc will pay your registration fee, but we may sponsor only the first 4 groups who request to participate.


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Our Mission

We wish to help all players, all ages, all skill levels. Our faculty enjoys coaching students of every level and we have the expertise to work with all musicians: from 8 year olds to semi-professionals. We enjoy encouraging youngsters in their first adventures in chamber music and are pleased that we have performers return year after year.