Guest Ensembles & Programs

Chamber Music Society

The 2018-2019 Season concerts include:

Takács Quartet- October 14, 2018

Tessa Lark & Andrew Armstrong-November 4, 2018

The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet-February 17, 2019

Claremont Trio-March 3, 2019

Dover Quartet- April 7, 2019

Chamber Music Society of Louisville
Phone: (502) 852-6907

Founded in 1938, the Chamber Music Society of Louisville presents concerts featuring world class artists in exceptional performances of both well-seasoned and cutting-edge chamber music works. Concerts are presented in the acoustically-acclaimed Margaret Comstock Concert hall at the U of L School of Music, generally on Sunday afternoons at 3pm with a pre-concert talk at 2pm.

The 2015-16 season includes concerts by:
Liba Schacht, violin, John Sharp, cello, and Milana Pavchinskaya, piano
Takacs Quartet
Chicago Pro Musica
Lorelei Ensemble
St. Lawrence String Quartet

The Chamber Music Society also hosts the annual Macauley Chamber Music Competition for young musicians. See for more information.

Ceruti Chamber Players

The Ceruti Chamber Players are widely recognized for their programs incorporating both great chamber music of past eras and compositions of living composers. The critically acclaimed ensemble has performed several times at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, and was one of two United States ensembles selected to participate in the First Osaka (Japan) International Chamber Music Festa. The Ceruti Chamber Players regularly present concerts in varying formats of ensemble, duo, or solo performances, as well as master classes on contemporary chamber music. 8201 Old Westport Rd., Phone: (502) 423-0615

Kentucky Center Chamber Players

University of Louisville School of Music
Phone: (502) 852-6907
Founded in 1982, the Kentucky Center Chamber Players perform in cooperation with the University of Louisville School of Music. This unique group performs free of charge at several venues on the university campus.

Kentucky Opera


Louisville Orchestra


Louisville Suzuki String Association

The Louisville Suzuki String Association (LSSA) supports Suzuki activities in the Louisville region for Suzuki students, families, and teachers. LSSA has been in existence since 1966, and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. LSSA offers a Fall Suzuki Workshop each October and a Summer Suzuki Institute each June for new beginners through advanced students, ages 3-18, in violin, viola, and cello. LSSA also offers both Merit and Financial Need scholarships for Suzuki students and teachers.

Louisville Suzuki String Association, Inc.
School of Music
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502)852-0537

Speed Art Museum Music Series

For more than 50 years, The Hattie Bishop Speed Concert Series has presented some of the world's finest classical musicians from well known performers to rising stars. Concerts are free to museum members and tickets are available for purchase by the general public. The Series is presented by the Hattie Bishop Speed Music Room Trust.

Speed Art Museum

VOICES of Kentuckiana

VOICES of Kentuckiana is a fully inclusive, self-affirming community chorus performing relevant music for the education, enjoyment, and cultural enrichment of our audiences and ourselves.