In-School Coaching

Since 1997, ACMC has developed sustainable and valuable collaborations with middle and high schools in the Austin area, offering year-round chamber music instruction to students.

In-School Coaching Program

ACMC has established sustainable and valuable collaborations with several schools Austin-area schools, including Title 1 schools, reaching over 150 students each semester. These collaborations focus on teaching them the intricacies of musical communication and expression within small ensembles.


  • Covington Middle
  • Lamar Middle Fine Arts Academy
  • Murchison Middle
  • Akins High
  • McCallum High Fine Arts Academy
  • Travis High

Want to start a program at your school?

If you are interested in getting information about starting an In-School coaching program at your school contact Jeni Gossard, Director of Education, at

Support chamber music in the schools

In-School coaching programs are funded through the The Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, RBC Wealth Management, various donations, and support from the schools participating in the collaborative program.

Help ACMC In-School chamber programs expand and reach more students!

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National Endowment for the Arts logo with link to site

Texas Commission on the Arts logo with link to site

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