Music@Menlo offers a wide range of opportunities for aficionados and newcomers of all ages to connect with classical chamber music in new and unusual ways. Extensive learning opportunities and engagement activities—many free and open to the public—bring audience members, artists, young performers, students, and community members together for dynamic conversations, to exchange ideas, and to share and expand their enjoyment of live chamber music.
Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts – Free and open to the public, these concerts feature the talented students of the Chamber Music Institute and are ideal for family audiences. Learn more.»
Encounters – A critically acclaimed series of symposia on subjects relating to the Concert Programs, Encounters serve to foster a deeper understanding of the music and contemporary issues in the arts. Learn more.»
Café Conversations – These free discussion events led by festival artists and special guests explore a fascinating range of topics related to music and the arts from the perspective of leading figures in the classical music community. Learn more.»
Master Classes – Led by today’s renowned chamber musicians and featuring the Institute’s young artists, master classes offer unparalleled free access to observe the learning process between mentors and students. Learn more.»
Open House – The Open House offers a behind-the-scenes look at the professional artists’ rehearsal process as well as time for questions over coffee with David Finckel and Wu Han, Music@Menlo’s Artistic Directors. Learn more.»
Winter Residency – Music@Menlo’s Winter Residency Program brings a select group of the classical music world’s rising stars to campus to engage with Menlo School students in a series of enriching programs. Learn more »
Multimedia – From AudioNotes, our innovative series of preconcert listener guides, to our critically acclaimed recording label, Music@Menlo LIVE, Music@Menlo utilizes new and unique tools to connect audiences with classical chamber music. Learn more »