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02/25/14 17:22:52 PM


70th Season Campaign

Just $200,000 to go!


Charles Wuorinen World Premiere with Pianist Peter Serkin

Sunday, March 23 at 3:00 PM
Widely respected as one of the greatest interpretors of contemporary music, pianist Peter Serkin will perform the world premiere of 
Intrada, a new worked by Charles Wuorinen, commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit by Cecilia Benner in memory of her husband, DSO bassist and entreprenuer Raymond Benner. The work was written as a companion to two other works by Wourinen - also written for Peter Serkin - Adagio and Scherzo.  When played together, these three movements comprise one of the major new additions to the piano literature.  For tickets and information about this historic concert, click here: 

Cavani String Quartet Residency Inspires Area Students

For the second time this season, the Cavani String Quartet is in Detroit, visiting schools, teaching students, and inspiring the next generation of performers, listeners and fans of great chamber music.  Faculty members at the fames Cleveland Institute of Music, the members of the Cavani Quartet are known nationwide for their unique expertise in music education and community engagement of all kinds.  For the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 season, the Cavani Quartet has been named the Chamber Music Society of Detroit Master Quartet-in-Residence.  To learn more about this valuable program, click here:

Historic 70th Season Campaign Nears Completion of Ambitious $1 Million Goal

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit Campaign for the 70th Season is approaching its goal of $1 million - the first time such an amount has ever been raised in a single campaign in the organization's history.  Begun 18 months before the start of the CMSD's historic 70th season, the campaign is supporting the continuing excellence of chamber music concerts, the expansion of educational programs and new program initiatives, and an unprecedented effort to expand the CMSD's audience to the next generation of passionate music listeners.  For information, or to make a contribuition, click here:

CMSD President

Elected to the CMA Board 

Chamber Music Society of Detroit President Steve Wogaman has been elected to the Board of Directors of Chamber Music America, the national service association for the chamber music field, for a term of three years.  A member of Chamber Music America since the late 1980's, Steve has been attending CMA conferences throughout his career.  For more information about Chamber MusicAmerica, click here: