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Who We Are

Kammermusik Workshops is a Santa Fe, NM based not-for-profit organization in our 21st year of providing chamber music workshops for adult amateur musicians.

Our mission is workshops that inspire artistic and personal growth supported by the highest quality professional coaches.

Instrumentation: woodwinds (including French Horns), strings and keyboards

Characteristics of our workshops: friendly, supportive, non-competitive, no stress, no auditions

Who comes to Kammermusik Workshops: 30 – 50 players from all over the USA and abroad, all enthusiasts, but who have other lives, too … nurses, physicians, physicists, computer specialists, lawyers, accountants, engineers, teachers, retired. The standards range from good amateur to professionals who want to broaden their chamber music experience. Here‘s what some of them have had to say over the years!

We provide a top-notch player experience at a very fair price, all in a relaxed, supportive environment, guided by quality professionals. Come join us and experience the beauty of the music! Financial assistance, in the form of workshop scholarships, is available.

 

Our 2016 Workshops

Our Winter Weekend Workshop was enjoyed by 52 players and was held Fri 2/12 – Mon 2/15 (Presidents’ Day weekend). We featured four workshops including a Chamber Orchestra playing Brahms, 20th Century Wind Ensembles, Clarinet Quartets, and Baroque – Focus on Bach. Stephen Redfield, Carol Redman and Tom O’Connor returned as coaches and we welcomed new coaches David Felberg and Paul Wexler.

For the Oxford Workshop, this year we return to Oxford University rom August 29 to September 2 2016 (note the dates are earlier than in 2014). We again use the historic college of St Edmund Hall for a workshop including woodwinds, strings and keyboards with outstanding coaches from Europe.

 

Our 2017 Workshops

In 2017, we will have our February workshop again over the President’s Day weekend, Feb 17-20th. Additionally, we will have our summer workshop — we will post those dates shortly.

 

Many of our workshops have been made possible through generous support of ACMP – The Chamber Music Network, and the Clinton B. Ford Fund of its ACMP Foundation, an organization that promotes chamber music activities for amateur musicians.

 

We welcome your questions!  You can reach us via email here.