Main Line Chamber Music Seminar

Time & Location

  • Nov 1-2, 2020
  • 9:00 am
  • Settlement Music School/Queen Village - Center City 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 US

About the Workshop

This workshop is for chamber musicians of all levels and ages who would like to receive coaching and make music in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Pre-formed groups are encouraged to apply. Individual applicants will be placed in a group according to ability and experience.

Coaches include Michael Johns (Director of Chamber Music, Swarthmore College) and David Yang (Director of Chamber Music, U.Penn)


 *   Two coachings

*   Two rehearsal sessions

*   Participants concert – optional

*   Continental breakfast

*   Lunch (from the Italian market, Philadelphia)



Usually the second Sunday in November



9:00 – 9:30       Welcome and registration with coffee and bagels

9:30 – 11:00     Coaching/Rehearsal

11:00 – 12:30   Coaching/Rehearsal

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

1:30 – 2:45      Coaching/Rehearsal

 2:45 – 3:30     Coaching/Rehearsal

 3:30 – 5:00     Performance class 



Cost for the workshop is $120 total

Trio members pay $160 each 

Application and fees must be received weeks ahead to allow time for music assignments. You can register by emailing with your name and address and mailing a $25 deposit (which is included as part of the full price for the day) to David Yang/MLS, 710 South Warnock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1944.

The director will then be in touch to get an idea of experience level for placement. Spots are not guaranteed and are determined by availability and level. 

Scholarships are available. Please include a note if you require financial assistance.


  • Kids welcome
  • Pre-formed groups accepted

Event Organizer

David Yang 2156277622