The Chamber Music Network

New England Chamber Music Play-In

8 March, 2020

Players of strings, winds, brass & piano are all invited to the:


Sunday, March 8th, 2020 – Noon to 6:00 pm

(During ACMP Worldwide Play-in Weekend)

Held At: All Newton Music School, 321 Chestnut Street, West Newton, MA 02465

Co-Sponsored by The Mountains & Music Committee of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) & ACMP – Associated Chamber Music Players:

Event is Free for AMC &/or ACMP Members (you can join at the event). Non-members: $8.00 at the door.

Just show up: make music, meet new players, have fun.


12:00 - 1:00     Sign-in & Social hour: Enjoy coffee & snacks, get acquainted, meet new people.

If you can, please bring finger food and beverages to share (baked goods, nuts, cheese, crackers, dips, fruit, sparkling water, etc.) Coffee & tea 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 some sight reading ability.

Bring your instrument & stand. Some music stands & many pianos are provided. Standard repertoire is available to borrow, or bring music you want to play. Less advanced players should bring music suitable for their ability. Wind players please bring some music for various combinations.

Attend for all or part of the day. No pre-registration needed.

Help spread the word to all your musical friends and people new to the area. Follow AMC Mountains & Music, and ACMP on Facebook.

For more info contact Event Coordinators:

Ivy A. Turner: 617-308-4897 (mobile & text) 

Naomi Krasner: 617-968-6420 (mobile & text)

Please try to carpool. Offer & Find Rides:

T: Green Line D train to Waban Station, 1 mile walk or short Uber ride

Driving Directions: From Boston: Mass Pike (I- 90) to Exit 16 W. Newton/Wellesley. Take Exit 16, Keep Left for 16E  W. Newton.  Follow sign to 16E. Keep Right for 16 E/Washington Street, pass W. Newton Cinema on right, Turn Right on Chestnut St. Go .8 miles, #321 is on the Right after Prince St. There are 30 parking spaces. Once parking is full, park on Prince Street or Comm. Ave Carriage Rd. (just ahead) NO PARKING ON CHESTNUT ST.