Chamber Music Competition, which is sponsored biennially by Chesapeake Chamber Music, draws qualified applicants from all quarters of the United States and Canada. The average age of an ensemble must be under 31, and some include members as young as 21.
Tickets to the Chamber Music Competition cost $10 per person and students are free. Tickets will be sold at the door at the Avalon Theatre on March 31, 2012, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The program starts at 1:00 p.m. The performance schedule for the five finalists on Saturday, March 31 will be 1:15 p.m. – Axiom Brass (trumpet, horn, tuba, and trombone), 2:30 p.m. – Calidore Quartet (violin, viola, and cello), 3:45 p.m. –
(violin, viola, and cello), 6:45 p.m. – Sun- Silverstein-Lyon Trio (piano, violin, and cello), and 8 p.m. – Russian Trio (piano, violin, and cello). On Sunday, April 1, 2012, the following public concerts will be held: 1 p.m. – Calidore String Quartet at the Temple B’nai Israel in Easton (FREE, reservations suggested – 410-822-1553); 3 p.m. – Russian Trio at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Easton (FREE); 4 p.m. – Axiom Brass at Christ Episcopal Church in Cambridge ($10, Students FREE).
For further information, visit ChesapeakeChamberMusicCompetition.org or call the CCM office at 410-819-0380. The Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition is underwritten by private benefactors