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Want to play chamber music in July 2017??


Call for Scores



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It's time for a REUNION

Join us February 18 for a day to put your group back together
and play your July music or more.

What: ASTA Chamber Music Festival

When: February 18, 2017

Time: anytime between 1 pm and 7 pm (free for the audience: come and go as you wish)

Where: Music Department at Chapman University, Orange, California

Cost: $30 per group (you may perform up to 15 minutes)

The first four CMIsc groups to register will have your fees paid by CMIsc.
You are welcome to form a new group, too. Tell your friends!
Play with friends from school or with your family and learn some new music.
You may have from 2-9 players. You must have one string player in the group
and be coached or sponsored by an ASTA member (yes, I'm a member).
It's time to get started NOW.

Where to register? click HERE

Deadline: February 1, 2017


Planning for July 2017 Chamber Music?

Read more and Apply here


2016 Wm Grant Still

click to hear this 2016 performance of William Grant Still's "Summerland" on YouTube

Wiancko septet
click to hear this 2016 Performance of
Michi Wiancko's Variations on "La Follia" by Geminiani-Corelli

Connie Chang-Chien named Anshutz Scholarship Award Winner


Bravo! All Performers!

Cerritos Park East, Cerritos, California

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Composer Kristapor Najarian with the quartet that performed "The Year 1915" movement


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Our Mission

We wish to help all players, all ages, all skill levels. Our faculty enjoys coaching students of every level and we have the expertise to work with all musicians: from 8 year olds to semi-professionals. We enjoy encouraging youngsters in their first adventures in chamber music and are pleased that we have performers return year after year.