Play Week East

Time & Location

  • Jun 10 - Dec 17, 2023
  • All day
  • Online Event
  • Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 US

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About the Workshop

This year, Play Week East takes place on the lovely tree-lined campus of Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. Easily accessible from New York and Philadelphia, the campus is located just 8 miles from the charming and culturally vibrant town of Princeton, NJ.

The heart of our program is the schedule of twice-daily ensemble sessions, each coached for half of their duration by our first-class faculty of consummate chamber players. The week-long format provides eleven chamber music coachings, with each player assigned to two groups for the week. Opportunities are available throughout the week for special-topic sessions, large ensemble gatherings, and participant and faculty concerts. String players and pre-formed groups are welcome to apply; some slots are also available for wind players.

We encourage applying by March 15, as slots tend to fill quicky. The workshop begins Saturday afternoon and runs through early Saturday morning. Some scholarship funds are available, based on financial need; please contact us at for more information.


  • Chamber mixed winds & strings
  • Chamber mostly string

Event Organizer

David Bakamjian 646-692-9446