Talented young musicians, ages 12-25, take center stage in a three-week festival featuring solo concerts, original compositions, master classes with an internationally renowned faculty, and a chamber music series.

All events are free and open to the public at Green Music Center at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. Performances take place in Schroeder Hall unless otherwise noted.

California summer music will be presenting over 15 concerts and master classes in July. Sign up for our concert calendar mailing list to be notified about upcoming events.

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2016 Events

Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 8:00pm

Cello Master Class with Irene Sharp

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 8:00pm

Young Artists in Concert (Solo Performances)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:00pm

Viola Master Class with Ivo-Jan van der Werff

2016 Chamber Music Finale

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center
8:00pm

Viotti - 3 Duets for two violins, op. 29, No. 3 in c minor, mvt I
Wieniawski - Etudes Caprices op. 18, #1
Judith Wier- Atlantic Drift, three pieces for two violins, #1 "Sleep Sound ida Mornin'"
Stephen Nishi and Dylan Martinelli, violins

Dvorák - Piano Trio No. 4 in e minor, "Dumky"
Tabitha Mason, violin; Alisa Le Febvre, cello; Joseph Vasconi, piano

Ravel - String Quartet in F Major
Miriam Gerber and Beatrice Baker, violins; Erik Fauss, viola; Ariel Pan, cello

Friday, July 22, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Warren Auditorium, Ives
8:00pm

Jacques Féréol Mazas - Trio in G Major, Op. 18 No. 1
Borodin - Trio on a Russian Folk Song in G minor
Catherine Carson and Talia Honikman, violins; Ashley Chen, cello

Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 12
Noah Lee and Ajay Mallya, violins; Sydney Whipple, viola; Anika Seiersen, cello

Composer Premiere TBA

Shostakovich - Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor
Oliver Leitner, violin; Leo Kitano, cello; Mengni Tang, piano

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Warren Auditorium, Ives
3:00 pm

Boccherini - String  Quintet In C Major, G. 349
Hannah Walton and Zahavah Zinn-Kirchner, violins; Madeline Noles, viola; Sarah Guglielmi and Oskar Searfus, cellos

Beethoven - Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op.11
Astor Piazolla - Oblivion
Natalie Hsieh, violin; Sean Oliver, cello; Angeline Pham, piano

Dvorak - String Sextet in A Major, Op.48
Andrew Horak and Angela Yang, violins; Carson Rick and Eilish Spear, violas; John Kanu and Calvin Ro, cellos

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Warren Auditorium, Ives
8:00pm

Dohnanyi - Serenade in C Major, Op. 10
Antranik Malkastian, violin; Maria Rusu, viola; Byung Kim, cello

Composer Premiere TBA

Composer Premiere TBA

Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor, Op. 49
Sarah Jung, violin; Jason Hwang, cello; Vianna Phung, piano

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center
11:00am

Turina - Piano Trio No. 2 in b minor, Op. 76
Eugene Howe, violin; Marlena Gonzalez, cello; Austin Phillips, piano

Composer Premiere TBA

Schumann - Piano Quintet in Eb, Op. 44
Astrid Kongelf Jensen and Kathryn Drake, violins; Sarah Switzer, viola; Hannah MacLeod, cello; Mengni Tang, piano

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Chamber Music Finale
Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center
2:30pm

Beethoven - Quartet No.4 in c minor, Op. 18 No. 5
Lauren Vandervelden and Simone Hammett Lynch, violins; Greer Hoffmann, viola; Malcolm King, cello

Composer Premiere TBA

Composer Premiere TBA

Brahms - Piano Trio No.2, Op.87
Allison Chun, violin; Davis You, cello; Jamie Cleron, piano