Pop Up Concerts: with LIVE Audiences

The pandemic did not keep our groups from playing in public. All together, 16 NCCMI groups performed at 15 locations in the spring! Valued partnerships made this possible: Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources was our partner for 5 park events in the Raleigh area. The North Carolina Museum of Art also organized 2 special […]

2020–21 Registration Now Open

NCCMI is now accepting video auditions and registrations. Students interested in auditioning for NCCMI can register here. Here are some of our highlights: NCCMI is an academic year program of Chamber Music training and Leadership building for students aged 7-19. Mentoring by professional musicians/educators, including North Carolina Symphony musicians.  Sharing the joy of great chamber […]

Gone Fisch-ing

By Jaeyee Jung, Max Yates, and Catherine Yates Last year, our piano trio didn’t make it past the preliminary round of Fischoff, one of the most prestigious youth chamber music competitions in the country. Because some of the best groups across the nation participate in this event, it was a little intimidating when we applied […]

From the Director: May 22, 2021

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Maybe even Carnegie Hall! A time for reflection. And a time for celebration… This is where we are right now with NCCMI. This year has been an incredible journey, full of ups and downs. But after watching our ensembles perform with confidence and joy on the final Spring Concerts, it […]

Reuniting with Maestro Llewellyn

By Caroline Smyth Grant Llewellyn, the Music Director Laureate of the North Carolina Symphony, taught our last masterclass of the year on May 2nd. He zoomed in from his home in Wales and was able to coach five NCCMI ensembles–the Toccata, Releve, and Arioso string quartets as well as the Harmonia Piano Quartet and Trio […]