Chamber Music Foundation of New England

Our mission is to pass precious artistic traditions and insights to the next generation of musicians and the audience. 

2020 competition is now OPEN

what we do

Chamber Music Foundation

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The Chamber Music Foundation of New England brings together renowned performers, composers, talented youth, and emerging artists, both local and international, to collaborate and perform together in our Festival Concert Series and special events. 


In addition to performing classical music and opera, we added jazz to inspire and enrich collaboration among musicians and enhance and vary the audience experience. 


There are two main components in our organization:  music festival series and competition.

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Festival and Concerts

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Our Chamber Music Festival was created to provide young musicians with an opportunity to accelerate their artistic growth and to excel in their chamber musical skills by collaborating and performing together with professional musicians in a chamber music ensemble. We provide a platform for gifted musicians, young and mature professionals to keep chamber music performances alive and relevant for today’s audience.  

This Festival is organized as a series of concerts in various Greater Boston and New York venues. Concerts may include chamber music from the classical and jazz tradition where musicians and invited speakers share interesting insights engaging the audience. 

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International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition [ICMEC]

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We are thrilled to announce our Eighth ICMEC, sponsored  by the New England Conservatory of  Music School of Continuing Education is now OPEN. The Competition will take place on  March  7-8th, 2020 and is open to wide range of chamber music groups.

Prizes include cash awards and professional  appearances in several  of New England's chamber music series. Semi Finals March 7th 2020 at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.  This round is closed to the public. Finals March 8th at Brown Hall of the New England Conservatory of Music. The final round is open to public and admission is free.

Applicants must submit a Youtube video of their ensemble's performance, entrance fee and completed application form by      January 15, 2020. The rules, regulations and application are on our website (www.cmfone.org).







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