Summer 2016 Concert and Master Class Schedule coming soon!

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.

Directions to Sonoma State University.

2015 Events

Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 8:00pm

Faculty Concert

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 8:00pm

Piano Master Class with Hans Boepple

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 8:00pm

Young Artists in Concert (Solo Performances)

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:00pm

Violin Master Class with Wendy Sharp in Beaujolais

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 8:00pm

Cello Master Class with Irene Sharp

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 8:00pm

Composers Concert featuring works by Guest Composer Aaron Jay Kernis

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

Young Artists in Concert (Solo Performances)

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 3:00pm

California Summer Music 20th Anniversary/Irene Sharp 80th Birthday Celebration

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

Young Artists in Concert (Solo Performances)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 8:00pm

Viola Master Class with Carol Rodland

2015 Chamber Music Finale


Thursday, July 23, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
8:00pm

Mozart - Piano Trio in C Major, K.548
Catherine Carson, violin; Anika Seiersen, cello; Justine Cho, piano

Rachmaninoff - Trio Elagique
Leah Froyd, violin; Oskar Searfus, cello; Vianna Phung, piano

Mozart - Trio in G Major, K.564
Debussy - Piano Trio No. 1 in G Major
Astor Piazzolla - Primavera Porteña
Isabelle Chang, violin; Sean Oliver, cello; Angeline Pham, piano

Dvořák - Piano Trio No. 2 in g minor, Op. 26
Angela Yang, violin; Malcolm King, cello; Sabrina Chen, piano;

Friday, July 24, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
8:00pm

Beethoven - Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost"
Hannah Cohen, violin; Leo Kitano, cello; Jamie Cleron, piano

Hannah Lipton composition premiere

Ryan Lindveit composition premiere

Andrew Courtney composition premiere

Schubert - String Quintet, D.956
Heather MacArthur, Andrew Horak, violins; Erin Tang, viola; Lucia Cahuantzi, Alexander Chong, cellos

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
3:00 pm

Dvořák - Sonatina in G Major, op. 100
Kaela Seiersen, violin; Lindsay Wong, piano

Michelle Zhang composition premiere

Mozart - String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K. 387
Sandra Bouissou, Hila Dahari, violins; Sydney Whipple, viola; Erik Roise, cello

Haydn - String Quartet in D Major, Op.20, No. 4
Fredric Moezinia, Molly Shanks, violins; Haley Dietz, viola; Preetcharn Saund, cello

Smetana - Piano Trio in g minor, op.15
Eugene Howe, violin; Jason Hwang, cello; Claire Cheng, piano

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
8:00pm

Debussy - String Quartet in g minor, Op.10
Antranik Malkastian, Rachel Prendergast, violins; Sean Mulligan, viola; Sarah Swong, cello

Dmitri Glickman composition premiere

Max Vinetz composition premiere

Schubert - Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D.898
Astrid Jensen, violin; Davis You, cello; Cami Akioka, piano

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
11:00am

Mozart "Kegelstatt" Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, K. 498
Claire Seo, violin; Maddie Noles, viola; Claire Jackson, piano

Dvorák - "American" Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96
Adele Lee, Ajay Mallya, violins; Bowie Ma, viola; Alisa Le Febvre, cello

Eli Berman composition premiere

Borodin - String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Alex Wang, Hannah Cohen, violin; Samuel Edwards, viola; Ariel Pan, cello

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Chamber Music Finale
2:30pm

Shostakovich - String Quartet No. 8 in c minor, Op. 110
Sarah Switzer, Maia Lee, violins; Eve Whitman, viola; John Kanu, cello

Grace Hale composition premiere

Daniel Townsend composition premiere

Schumann - Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Miriam Gerber, violin; Halam Kim, viola; Janie Shih, cello; Maddie Anderson, piano