Our string and piano chamber music program is one of the most celebrated in the world. The renowned artist–teaching faculty lead a variety of career development programs and performance opportunities for students who are serious about making a career in chamber music.
A supportive teamwork atmosphere motivates students to perform at the highest level and as much as possible, with an emphasis on presenting live music to the community in local museums, schools, senior centers and hospitals.
You'll receive weekly coachings and participate in master classes with acclaimed artists in our resident faculty. All ensembles are coached by a team of faculty — one of our uniquely collaborative approaches to the study of chamber music.
You'll also have the opportunity to perform in Guest Artist Master Classes with world-renowned artists.
Past Guest Artists
Kalichstein Laredo Robinson Trio
Donald and Vivian Weilerstein
Wu Han and David Finkel
Beaux Arts Trio
Lincoln Center Chamber Players
Student and Alumni Success
Each year, students from the chamber music program prepare for and enter prestigious chamber music competitions. Here are a few of our students' accomplishments:
2018 Fischoff Competition Grand Prize, Callisto Quartet
2015 Fischoff Competition Bronze Medal, Autana Piano Trio
2013 Fischoff Competition Grand Prize, Omer Quartet
2009 Coleman International Chamber Music Competition First Prize, Aeolus Quartet
2009 Coleman International Chamber Music Competition First Prize, Linden Quartet
Ensembles Featuring CIM Alums
Graduates from our chamber music program are making great contributions to the music world. Here are some of the many successful ensembles with chamber music program alumni.