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Chamber Music Festival

2020 Chamber Music Festival

Update:  Program has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  We look forward to returning in 2021!

June 8-13, 2020

Dr. Sarah Kim and Alan Rafferty, Directors
The Cincinnati Young Artists Chamber Music Festival is an opportunity for outstanding string players, pianists and woodwinds to immerse themselves in the art of chamber music through an intensive 6-day festival working with world-renowned guest artists.  Accepted students are placed into ensembles by age and ability. Extensive rehearsals and coaching culminate in performances in Werner Recital Hall at the University of Cincinnati, College- Conservatory of Music throughout the week.
Visit the CYA YouTube Channel for previous festival performances.

Guest faculty new to the festival include Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo Quartet, Judith IngolfssonMasumi Per Rostad and the Altius Quartet.  Janet Sung and Rictor Noren return as well!

Click here for the full list of 2020 Faculty

Rising Artists Program (RAP)

Exceptional younger students (age 12 and younger) are eligible for the RAP program.  Click here for more info on becoming a RAP!

Emerging Artists Program

The original CYA Chamber Music program geared towards serious pre-college students age 13-18.  Click here for more info and application.

Conservatory Fellowship Program

Outstanding collegiate and pre-professional string players, pianists and woodwinds should apply for the Conservatory Fellowship.  Click here for more info and application.