A chamber music coaching program for adult amateur musicians who seek to learn and perform chamber music in a variety of configurations.
Designed for students ages 6-18, chamber music coaching and theory/composition classes meet on Saturday afternoons during the fall and spring semesters.
Designed for advanced students who love chamber music and need a more flexible schedule for rehearsals and coachings. Ensembles receive coachings from local professional musicians and participate in a variety of performances and activities.
Begun in the spring of 2010, the annual nationwide Coltman Chamber Music Competition provides performance experience and expert commentary to advanced applicants. Winners of the competition are offered a cash prize in addition to multiple performance opportunities including a live-broadcast on KMFA 89.5.
Since 1997 ACMC has formed sustainable and valuable collaborations within middle and high schools in the Austin area reaching students throughout the year teaching them the intricacies of musical communication and expression within small ensembles.
Through School Concerts, ACMC is able to educate by presenting interactive performances of chamber music to elementary, middle and high school students. Concerts take place in the schools, and each of our professional ensembles offers a unique presentation in what it means to play and listen to chamber music.
A multi-week chamber music camp that runs simultaneously with the Austin Chamber Music Festival in July. The Summer Workshop provides musical opportunities for musicians ages 7 to adult.
During the 2021/2022 year we hope to be providing engaging in-person School Concerts to all AISD elementary, middle and high schools once again. School concerts will feature local and visiting musicians who will present a variety of chamber music repertoire (from Baroque to new compositions), introducing students to instrument families, invoking discussion, and energizing students to continue–or start–their excitement with music! Benefits of Live School Concerts ACMC’s performances give students… a unique and intimate concert experience with the opportunity to ask questions a deeper look into instruments families that make…
Chamber Music in public venues in tandem with Intimate Concert performances.
An up-close-and-personal setting for chamber music in stylish Austin homes with post-concert reception.
The 2020 Festival will be free to join online June 27 through August 8.
A series of adventurous programming combining diverse music, visual art, cuisine, and a heightened social scene in alternative venues.
Annual Pride, Global Heritage, and Black Composers concerts in cultural centers, and interactive programs in nursing/retirement homes, public schools, churches, and schools for the specially-abled.
These special events offer unique performance experiences throughout the year, including A Charlie Brown Christmas, Beethoven’s Birthday, and The Blue Bash.
A virtual chamber music series featuring ACMC artists.