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English Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams Born On This Day in 1872

12 October, 2017

Ralph Vaughan Williams is remembered as one of Britain’s most influential composers of all time – with his major contributions to the violin repertoire including three string quartets, a concerto,

ACMP Sponsors FROM THE TOP with Christopher O'Riley

2 October, 2017

ACMP is thrilled to announce sponsorship of From the Top (FTT), America's national platform celebrating classically trained

ACMP Board and Outreach Councils Look to the Future

13 September, 2017

ACMP welcomed 24 Board and Outreach Council members to a two-day retreat at Stony Point Center in New York State in September 2017.

Just Play - ACMPs new micro-grant program - makes its first grant

6 September, 2017

ACMP's newest grant program Just Play has awarded its first grant to ACMP member Wayne M. King (trumpet), Canton, MA.

Renowned violinist thanks childhood teacher for her dedication to music

6 September, 2017

Watch Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist talk about the influence of her first violin teacher Betty Haag and the life-long influence of her teaching. 

 

ACMP Field Trip - A Time to Meet Members and Make New Partnerships

17 August, 2017

During my first ten months as Executive Director of ACMP, I've attended several conferences but my trip to Rochester in August was my first opportunity to experience the music and culture of anothe

Watch How Violins Get Made in the Stradivari Hometown

25 July, 2017

This micro documentary by Great Big Story transports you to Cremona, Italy, also known as “The City of Violins” because of its place as the base of operations for master luthiers like Stradivari an

70 Years of ACMP - A Nod to Our Founder, Helen B. Rice

18 July, 2017

For the past 70 years, ACMP has helped people who love chamber music connect to share and play music together worldwide.

Young Musicians Experience Chamber Music at the Soundscapes Chamber Music Workshop, Providence, Old Lyme, CT

12 July, 2017

On June 26, 2017, 25 strings students ages 10-18 began a week-long program presented by the Soundscapes Chamber Music Workshop, Old Lyme, CT.

Arts Council England Announces Broader Focus for Arts Funding

10 July, 2017

Arts Council England has announced a plan to increase funding for the arts across the country, with £170 million more g

Historic Bassoon Brings Two Generations of Musicians Together for a Special Concert in Palo Alto

7 July, 2017

Much like a Stradivarius is to the violin world, a Heckel is considered one of the gold standards in bassoons.

8 ways for violinists to improve posture - from The Strad

6 July, 2017

The Strad has compiled eight tips from its pages which give "advice for violinists on establishing a relaxed and stable posture for optimal performance, and avoiding strain and inj

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