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Philip Lewis,
Artistic Director

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Chamber Music International is a nonprofit, volunteer-centered organization. There are many opportunities for you to help us.
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"Timeless Music, Impeccably Performed."

We are a nonprofit organization offering performances of the world's most enduring and beautiful music played by its most acclaimed virtuosos. We'll bring you exquisite music and treat your senses to the unmatched sound of a Stradivarius violin, a Brahms' Quintet or a Tchaikovsky love song.

Chamber music is the most intimate and exciting of the classical music forms. Hear how only a handful of artists can paint a canvass of sound that can completely fill the auditorium or hush to the quietness of a falling leaf.

Mission Statement

Chamber Music International is a nonprofit arts organization that offers exceptional classical music through performances and musical education programs in Richardson and the Dallas Metroplex. The mission of Chamber Music International is to: (A) present Chamber Music concerts on the highest artistic level to a broad spectrum of audiences; (B) enhance the Richardson and Dallas area's reputation for musical excellence; (C) provide opportunities for youth to perform and learn about Chamber Music; and (D) provide broader access to audiences throughout metropolitan North Texas.

"A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience Everytime!"

Chamber Music International is a nonprofit, volunteer-centered organization that provides you the opportunity to hear the world's most beautiful chamber music. There are many opportunities for you to help us. Volunteers are always welcome.

Ticket sales do not cover our expenses. We rely on contributions, which are tax deductible for most of our operating budget and enthusiastically acknowledge our generous patrons. Look for an announcement of our Fund-raising Gala. It will be a delightful musical event, open to all. Advertisers in our program guide will reach a broad audience that appreciates quality and understands the important role that good corporate citizens play in maintaining the cultural life of our community. For more information on how to help, please contact us.

Executive Board of Directors

Philip Lewis, Founder and Artistic Director
Jessica Yao-Ho, General Manager
Ann Struckmeyer, President
David Witherspoon, Treasurer

Board of Directors

John Bell
Michael E. Egan
David Espenlaub
Susan Espenlaub
Brian Hubbard
Jane Liu
Anne Scott
Sam Scott
Tailim Song
Jack Zhao

Advisory Board

Andrea Burns
Dennis Burns
Peter Ford
Jeffrey S. Hamilton
Kathryn MacDonell
Bill Martin
Joanna Y. Ridgway
Walter Skinner


IMAGINE  the world's most acclaimed musicians brought together for a single performance – not in London, New York, or Prague, but here in North Texas.  Our 31st season presents 30 superstars of classical music in seven unique concert programs – just for you.

DISCOVER  brilliant young prizewinners from across the globe, performing with celebrated virtuosi.  Our “ensemble for an evening” format gives performances a remarkable electricity and freshness.
EXPERIENCE  the intimacy of our concerts. Watch the dynamic interplay among the artists, hear their breath quicken, as they paint a canvas of sound that fills the hall or hushes it to the quietness of a falling leaf.
ENJOY  the world's most beloved classical music, performed by its most admired masters. Chamber Music International's 31st Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.


Clara-Jumi Kang - Violin
Clara-Jumi Kang, a German of Korean origin, was born in Mannheim in 1987 to a musical family. In September 2010, she captured the Gold Medal of the 8th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis where she also won five additional special prizes and the use of the 1683 ex-Gingold Stradivari for four years. Since her triumph in Indianapolis, she has been concertizing worldwide including her Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium debut last May. Recent and upcoming concert highlights include a recital in Dallas, Texas on the Chamber Music International concert series as well as engagements with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Sendai...more

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