Island Sonata

Time & Location

  • Jun 5-11, 2024
  • All day
  • Online Event
  • Maho, Sint Maarten 2 Beacon Hill Road Maho, Kowloon 0000 SX

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About the Workshop

Experience a musical journey like no other at the Island Sonata Chamber Music Retreat in the breathtaking island of Sint Maarten. This seven-day, six-night event is a harmonious fusion of exceptional coaching, captivating performances, and unforgettable Caribbean adventures. With a limited number of spots available, this exclusive retreat offers an intimate and personalized experience for 12 participants guided by four renowned coaches.

Immerse yourself in a week of intensive rehearsals, masterclasses, and coaching sessions led by esteemed guest coaches, including our acclaimed Artistic Director Brian Thornton, Cello, Cleveland Orchestra. Gain valuable insights, refine your ensemble playing, and unlock new levels of musical expression.

Beyond the music, indulge in the stunning surroundings of Sint Maarten and embrace the French / Dutch Caribbean charm. Enjoy a Sunday Brunch Beach Party, a captivating Sunset Cruise, and savor the flavors of exquisite French Caribbean cuisine. With all-inclusive accommodations, meals, and excursions, you can fully immerse yourself in the experience, focusing solely on your musical growth and creating lifelong memories in this idyllic Caribbean paradise.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event, where musical excellence meets the beauty of Sint Maarten. Apply now for the Island Sonata Chamber Music Retreat and embark on a transformative journey that will elevate your skills, ignite your passion, and forge lasting connections with fellow chamber musicians in this enchanting setting.


  • Advanced students and pre-professionals only
  • Chamber groups needed
  • Chamber mostly string
  • Masterclass
  • Musical holiday
  • Older Adults
  • Pre-formed groups accepted
  • Social
  • Weekend workshop

Event Organizer

Noah Sheer +1 (305) 393-7002