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2019 Play-in (West Newton, MA )

10 March, 2019

Yet again, chamber music players across the globe assemble for the pleasure of playing-in with friends new and old during the ACMP Worldwide Play-In Weekend March 2 & 3. Playing in tiny New York City apartments to spacious churches and everything in between, musicians adapted to instrumentation needs by bending their ensembles every which way.

(Note: We are celebrating ACMP Worldwide Play-in Weekend a week late since the school, a great venue for this event, was not available the prior week )



12:00 - 1:00

Sign-in & social hour: Enjoy coffee & snacks, get acquainted, meet new people.

(If you can, please bring finger food to share (baked goods, nuts, cheese, dips, fruit, etc.)

Coffee, tea & sparkling water are provided


1:00 - 5:00

Chamber Music Playing  (trios, quartets, quintets, sextets etc.)

Groups form on the hour and whenever enough additional players arrive.


5:00 - 6:00

Return music, finish refreshments, exchange contact info, help clean up.


We’ll help form compatible groups for four - 45 minute reading sessions. You can play all sessions or just some. Players of all levels are welcome provided they have sight reading ability. Beginners are welcome to come listen.


Free for AMC &/or ACMP Members (you can join at the event) All Others: $8.00 at the door.


Bring your instrument and a stand. Some music stands & many pianos are provided. Standard repertoire will be available to borrow, or bring music you want to play. Less advanced players should bring music suitable for their ability. Attend for all or part of the day. No advance registration needed.


Special requests:

Flute players are requested to bring music for multiple flutes. Be sure to bring music suitable for your ability level

Wind and brass players please bring music for your instrument and various combinations if you can

Pianists - there are many pianos available. Please bring a few pieces you would like to play. Our library may not have enough duplicate copies for some combinations.

Cellists – some years we have many cellos and other years a shortage. Bring a few pieces for multi cellos if you can. Please come – we really want and need you!


Help spread the word to all your musical friends and especially to people new to the area. A flyer is attached. Please “like” AMC Mountains & Music, and ACMP on Facebook. Print the flyer to post and forward this email to Orchestra & Band lists too.

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Help Musicians around the world: Do you have music, strings (new or lightly used) and other music supplies you are not using? Bring stuff to our DONATION BOX at the play in and we’ll put it to good use.


For more info contact Event Coordinator:

              Ivy A. Turner (AMC), 617-308-4897 (voice & text)