Chamber Music

Often described as ‘a conversation between friends’, find out why chamber music is regarded as the pinnacle musical experience as you perform masterpieces under the expertise of VAM’s distinguished faculty.

Chamber Music

Brass Ensemble

Instructor: Ellen Marple
Recommended for: Beginner to Intermediate Brass Players
Class Description: Free for VAM brass students! Discover a vast array of brass music including chamber music, orchestral excerpts, and New Orleans Brass Band Music, with additional opportunities to perform in VAM's orchestral concerts.

Adult Chamber Music: Play with the Pros

Recommended for: Adult learners
Class Time: to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of teacher and students
Class Description: A unique ensemble experience, each chamber group in Play with the Pros will consist of one member of VAM's faculty, where you can enjoy the benefits of mentorship and collegiality that come from performing with a professional musician. Class time to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of students and teacher.  Students wishing to register for fewer than 16 classes per semester must have permission from the teacher.  Click below to begin the registration process.

Chamber Music

Recommended for: Ages 10+; Suzuki 4+/RCM 6+
Class Time: to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of teacher and students
Class Description: VAM's chamber music program is the perfect opportunity for young musicians to experience the communal nature of making music, developing the essential skills of communication and collaboration. Class time to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of students and teacher. Students wishing to register for fewer than 16 classes per semester must have permission from the teacher. Click below to begin the registration process.

Guitar Performance Practice

Instructor: Hanh Nguyen
Class Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm
Semester Fee:
  • $105
Class Description: This class runs the last Tuesday of each month.

Thomson Cello Group

Instructor: Mary Thomson
Recommended for: Students recommended by the instructor.
Class Description: Class fees per student: $27 per hour for ensemble of three students, $20 per hour for ensemble of four or more. Students wishing to register for fewer than 16 classes per semester must have permission from the teacher.