NCCMI Scores Big at Federation

Thirteen NCCMI ensembles participated in the regional level of the NC Federation Music Competition in March, our highest number yet! A month later at the state level, The Bravura String Quartet won the “Joel Adams String Quartet” Award and the Enloe Eagles Piano Quartet won the “Piano Chamber Music Award”. All state winners received cash […]

WCPE Quartet Enjoys String of Successes

The WCPE String Quartet, one of NCCMI’s premier leadership ensembles, has recently taken its talents across America—to the tune of first prize and Audience Favorite awards at the U. of S. Carolina’s Chamber Day and an Audience Favorite award at the St. Paul String Quartet Competition in Minnesota. In addition, they were selected to compete […]

Student Takes the Lead on Fundraiser

Sam Caplan, an eighth grade cellist in the Sostenuto String Quartet, was recently inspired to channel his love for chamber music and NCCMI into a fundraiser. With the support of family friend, Jill Parker, Sam hosted guests to listen to chamber music and motivated them to contribute to scholarships for NCCMI students. This effort and […]

NCCMI Musicians to Debut At Carnegie Hall

Despite the challenges that this unprecedented year set for all of our NCCMI musicians, they continue to demonstrate perseverance and dedication to their love of chamber music. We are extremely proud of three musicians from 2020-2021 NCCMI group Trè Voce Piano Trio: Leena Hocutt-Duarte, violin, Sophia Knappe, cello, and Hrishikesh Ram, piano, for their outstanding […]

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 […]