Registration extended to Thursday April 6 at 12:00 noon! 2023 CCMW is June 2, 3, 4, Friday-Sunday, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Prescott.

2022 Workshop was FULL! If you have not attended prior to 2018 please email with your contact email and phone to be notified of future workshops and events.

Faculty: Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble- Dr. Stefanie Gardner, clarinet; Dr. Andrew O’Brien, piano; Dr. Katherine Shields, viola/violin. Joined by Maria Flurry, percussion and composer Zachary Bramble.

FUN weekend workshop in historic Prescott, AZ (2 hours north of Phoenix) features great small ensemble music for piano, string, percussion, woodwind & brass players. No previous chamber music experience needed; separate youth (13-18) and adult (18-onwards) tracks are available. Adult learners group also available.

Ensemble skills are built in a relaxing, supportive atmosphere. Musicians play several pieces of different instrumentation, mailed in advance. They leave with new skills and repertoire ideas to explore over the coming year. Each participant receives 6 hours of professional faculty coaching, plus group-led rehearsal time. Preformed groups are welcome!

Chaparral Chamber Music Workshop culminates in a free, public Celebration Concert Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Prescott, featuring faculty and student performances. Donations will be accepted.

The course fee of $225.00 includes 6 hours of coach-led sessions, ensemble rehearsal time, sheet music, clinics, Friday dinner, great experience and great fun!

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2023 Workshop Schedule (subject to change)

Friday June 2

12:30-1:00        check-in, set-up, warmup
1:00-1:15         Introduction
1:30-3:00          Session 1A (break included)
3:00-4:00          Clinic TBA      

4:00-5:30          Session 2B (break included)
5:30-6:15          Dinner (catered-included in tuition)
6:30-7:30          Informal play-in of Friday works

Saturday June 3

9:00-10:30        Session 3A (break included)
10:30-12:00      Session 4 B (break included)
12:00-1:00        Lunch (bring your own-refrigeration is available) 
1:00 -2:00         Session 5A (break included)
2:00-3:00          Clinic TBA
3:00 -4:00         Informal play-in of Saturday works

Sunday, June 4

11:30–12:30  Session 6A

12:30-1:30       Session 7B

1:30-2:30         Dress Rehearsal in Sanctuary

2:30-3:00         Break for changing
3:00-4:30         Celebration Concert & Reception at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Avenue, Prescott, 86303

Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble is on the Teaching Artists Roster of the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
The Chamber Music Workshop is made possible through the generosity of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Prescott; ACMP: The Chamber Music Network (New York); the J.S. Acker Trust (Prescott) and individual donors.