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Chamber Music Intensive

Ages: 12 - 18
Session Length: 8 sessions, masterclass & recital
Skill Level: Intermediate and Up


Using their hallmark teaching techniques, the Cavani String Quartet will lead inspiring chamber music education in the Chamber Music Intensive program. Students will focus on communication, empathy, and teamwork while exploring some of the greatest music written from the past, present, and from around the world.

Annie Fullard, violin
Catherine Cosbey, violin
Eric Wong, viola
Kyle Price, cello

In a special partnership with The Music Settlement (TMS), the Cavani String Quartet will provide support to ongoing TMS programs and feature Cavani performers in special TMS concert events throughout the year.

About the Cavani String Quartet

Described by the Washington Post as “completely engrossing powerful and elegant” the Cavani String Quartet’s thirty year legacy has garnered impressive recognition including the Ohio Governors Award for the Arts, Musical America Magazine's Young Artists of the Year, Naumburg Chamber Music Award, The Cleveland Quartet Award, CMA Guarneri Quartet Award for Artistic Excellence, and the ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. They have been fortunate to perform community residencies in all fifty states; the Quartet’s collaborative approach and experience earning the following praise from the Chamber Music Society of Detroit “their artistic excellence, their generous spirit, and their fervent ambassadorship for great music, make them unique among America's greatest string quartets.” The Cavani Quartet continues to inspire and influence the next generation of classical musicians, viewing the empathy and connectivity of chamber music as a metaphor for the kind of communication we should strive for between cultures and nations. For more information, please visit

About Chamber Music Intensive

Join the Cavani String Quartet for a lively semester of chamber music! Each semester will consist of eight hour-long coaching sessions, a performance class, and a final concert. Students will develop communication, empathy, and teamwork skills while exploring some of the greatest music from around the world.

Open to violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. Preformed groups are strongly encouraged. Meeting dates and times will be selected once groups are formed.

Prerequisite: All new students must complete a placement audition. Click below to submit an audition request form.


Students who have previously participated in this ensemble do not need to complete an audition and are welcome to register at this time. Click the "Enroll" button below to proceed.


Session Day Time Campus Fee  
October 05, 2023 - December 14, 2023 Oct 05, 2023 - Dec 14, 2023 Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm University Circle $399 Enroll
February 08, 2024 - April 18, 2024 Feb 08, 2024 - Apr 18, 2024 Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm University Circle $399 Enroll
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