"deliver(ed) a meticulous, absolutely chilling, transcendent performance"

 - Lucid Culture, 2017 

 

SEASON 15 DATES COMING SOON...

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble "delivered a meticulous, absolutely chilling, transcendent performance" (NY Music Daily, 2017). Described as “sonic perfection” (AWE, 2007) and “breaking the rules to bring the love of classical music to the next generation” (Ben Johnson, SI Advance, 2007), Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble (MCCE) is a professional classical chamber music ensemble that has been contributing to the classical music landscape with concerts that have brought audiences closer to the beauty of chamber music since 2004.
With wide-ranging presentations of both classical and contemporary chamber music (including commissions and premieres), we aim to provide audiences of all ages with authentic, enjoyable, artistically excellent, and educational music experiences for low, subsidized ticket prices of $5 to $20.

Our Mission:

•    To present and promote chamber music recitals
•    To provide a venue for musicians to practice their craft and perform
•    To provide to the greater community access to high-level musical performances, bringing music and music appreciation to audiences
•    To support young and/or emerging composers by commissioning new works


MCCE is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible.

 

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Sep22

Open Air Music Festival

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Staten Island Museum , 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY

MCCE produces and performs an all day festival in partnership with the SI Museum’s Annual Fence Show each September at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. With musical offerings as diverse as classical chamber music, original commissions, jazz fusion jams, prog rock epics and performances by guest collaborators.

MCCE's The Roaring Chorus program is made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The Laura B. Vogler Foundation; Mid-Island Rotary Foundation, the New York Public Library; and through donations of generous individuals.

MCCE's 2018-19 Concert Season and related programs are made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; additional support provided, in part, by NYC Councilmember Deborah Rose, Laura B. Vogler Foundation, Mid-Island Rotary Foundation, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, the Staten Island Museum, and through donations of generous individuals.