For 39 seasons, the Young Musicians Concert has inspired students, parents, teachers, and school administrators to include the study of chamber music in the musical life of school music departments. Affectionately called our “pep rally for chamber music,” ensembles in grades 9–12 were selected to perform on May 4th at Alice Tully Hall on the Lincoln Center campus, as well as receive coaching by CMS artists.
Schools represented included:
ACADEMY OF THE HOLY ANGELS, Demarest, NJ
BERGEN COUNTY ACADEMIES, Hackensack, NJ
FIORELLO H. La GUARDIA HIGH SCHOOL OF MUSIC & ART AND PERFORMING ARTS, New York, NY
HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL, Carolton, TX
SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL, New York, NY
STUYVESANT HIGH SCHOOL, New York, NY
SYOSSET HIGH SCHOOL, Syosset, NY
TOWNSEND HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL, Queens, NY
WILLIAM A. SHINE – GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, Great Neck, NY
Click here to watch the Young Musicians Concert performances.
Then, on Thursday, May 18th, students in grades 6–8 from across the tri-state area showcased their skills on stage in the Rose Studio at CMS, in the 26th Annual Young Ensembles Concert. Students also received chamber music coaching from CMS artists.
Schools represented include:
GREAT NECK SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL, Great Neck, NY
HARMONY PROGRAM, New York, NY
H. B. THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL, Syosset, NY
HUNTER COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL, New York, NY
SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL, New York, NY
TENAFLY MIDDLE SCHOOL, Tenafly, NJ
We are proud to showcase the next generation of chamber musicians in these concerts, applaud their hard work, dedication, and remarkable musicianship, and congratulate them on their debuts at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.