Our region boasts one of the nation’s most vibrant chamber music scenes. Chamber Connect is designed to acquaint you with some of these very talented organizations.
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Carpe Diem String Quartet is dedicated to forging a new identity for chamber music by championing the music of living composers, undertaking daring and creative projects, using technology to reinvent the audience experience, and promoting music as a healing art.
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Chamber Music Connection (CMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Worthington, OH. CMC was founded by Artistic Director, Deborah Barrett Price, as a performance-based, equal-opportunity education program. Since CMC’s creation in 1992, CMC has held a “no audition required” policy and accepts all instrumentalists and vocalists. CMC provides an environment where all types of musicians of all ages and levels of experience can study and perform chamber music. Ensembles are formed based on age, previous experience, and their potential to learn from—and inspire—one another.
Deborah Barrett Price, Artistic Director
Stephanie Price-Wong, Assistant Artistic Director and Fellowship Director
CityMusic celebrates the joy of live music….
promoting musical events of diverse genres by top-ranked artists
providing musical opportunities for underserved children and their families
4272 Dublin Rd
Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble
Columbus, Ohio, nicknamed “The Discovery City,” is known for being a Midwestern center of creativity. We’re a cultural hub, a top business destination, an ice cream capital, a college town with intelligent, curious, interesting people, and so much more! Inspired by Columbus’ innovative spirit, the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE) explores our city’s willingness to hear new sounds and to discover new music.
CODE is a 501(c)3 nonprofit contemporary music ensemble in Central Ohio founded in 2014 by Artistic Director, Michael Rene Torres, that is dedicated to the promotion, performance, and perception of contemporary concert music in our community. With a special interest in collaborating with Ohio composers and Ohio performing artists, CODE presents a variety of musical styles and aesthetics while searching for innovative ways to meaningfully engage Ohio audiences with substantive new music.
Since our debut performance, CODE has premiered 25 new works in cool venues throughout the city. We’re dedicated to presenting our music free of admission and open to everyone. Never been to a CODE show? Learn about the experience here!
Dr. Michael Rene Torres
Lecturer of Saxophone
The Ohio State University
Artistic Director Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble
Early Music in Columbus is a concert series dedicated to music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. The very finest early music ensembles from around the world have appeared on the series including Apollo’s Fire, Stile Antico, Anonymous IV, The Flanders Recorder Quartet, Paul O’Dette, Julianne Baird, and many others. For tickets and information, please visit our website:
Box Office and Information: 614-973-1961
The Chamber Brews Team
Chamber Brews connects audiences with killer musicians by hosting events combining chamber music and conversation. We share music in a relaxed atmosphere by performing movements of larger works interspersed with discussion, providing context, sharing the musician’s perspective, and connecting themes in order to encourage meaningful dialogue between performers and audience. In 2018, Chamber Brews commissioned four new works by composers in the Central Ohio region made possible by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, The Johnstone Fund for New Music, and the Ohio State University, and our mission is to continue to impact chamber music in Columbus, OH by promoting new works.
Devin Copfer // Director, Performer and Presenter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rachael Keplin // Performer, Media Manager (email@example.com)
Elisabeth Jeremica // Co-Founder, Artistic Advisor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tom Fetherston // Performer
The Columbus Cello Quartet, UCelli, is a quartet of virtuoso cellists that has appeared to enthusiastic sold-out audiences around Columbus including performances for City Music at Via Vecchia, TV 10, Medicine and the Arts, St. John’s Concert Series, Granville’s Music 4U chamber music series, and full recitals at the MAC, Ohio Wesleyan University and Bexley Public Library. UCellimembers Pei-An Chao, Mary Davis, Cora Kuyvenhoven, and Wendy Morton are also members of the Columbus Symphony and ProMusica Chamber Orchestras. Each of these four artists is a cello soloist and chamber musician in her own right, bringing a strong musical philosophy and relationship to cello repertoire and pedagogy. The individual artistry and the combined chemistry of these four cellists results in an exciting, unique, and vibrant concert experience.
VIVO Music Festival
The VIVO Music Festival was founded in 2015 by co-artistic directors John Stulz and Siwoo Kim and executive director Ted Ou-Yang with the expressed goals of energizing musical culture in greater Columbus, rethinking the ways live music can integrate with daily contemporary life, and provide a space for generations of young, native Ohioan musicians to return home for an annual collaboration to give back to the community that nurtured them.