Chautauqua Chamber Music Resident Artist Series

Chautauqua resident artists include members of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, School of Music faculty and other guests that are in residence for an extended period of time. These artists are nationally and internationally recognized and Chautauqua is proud to present this new series in 2018, giving both artist and audiences an opportunity to celebrate the collaborative talent and passion that exists within Chautauqua’s own resident artists.

Timothy Muffitt
Artistic Advisor, Chautauqua Chamber Music Resident Artist Series


Chautauqua Chamber Music
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Music for Two Pianos: Melville and Milbauer

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    Nicola Melville, piano; John Milbauer, piano

    Chautauqua Piano Program Co-Chairs Nicola Melville and John Milbauer have had a long musical partnership and friendship since meeting as students in the Chautauqua Piano Program from 1989–1992 and are celebrating their 20th season at Chautauqua in 2018.

    Location: Lenna Hall


  • Saturday, August 04, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Fry Street Quartet

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    Robert Walters, violin; Rebecca McFaul, violin; Bradley Ottesen, viola; Anne Francis Bayless, cello

    This remarkable quartet — hailed as "a triumph of ensemble playing" by the New York Times — is a multi-faceted ensemble taking chamber music in new directions. 

    Location: Lenna Hall


  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 04:00pm

    Pearl Piano Quartet

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    Aaron Berofsky, violin; Kathryn Votapek, viola; Edward Arron, cello; Jeewon Park, piano

    Chautauqua School of Music faculty members Aaron Berofsky and Kathryn Votapek are joined by cellist Edward Arron and pianist Jeewon Park to perform Mozart's E-flat Piano Quartet and Brahms' G-minor Piano Quartet.

    Location: Lenna Hall


  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 04:00pm

    River of Freedom: The Journey of Black Freedom Fighters in the War of 1812

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    A concert of original music, narration and art. In celebration of the Black Freedom Fighters in the War of 1812. Written for narrator, solo voice and chamber ensemble, River of Freedom recounts the journey of the African American slaves who fought with the British in the War of 1812. In exchange for serving in the Corps of Colonial Marines, the ex-soldiers were given their freedom and land in the south...

    Location: Lenna Hall