The DC Classical Chamber Music Players' Meetup group is a collection of classical musicians interested in playing chamber music for fun. While good music is the goal, the emphasis here is on fun and enjoyment! As of 12/6/13, we have 185 members, covering 14+ different instruments, at varying skill levels. All musicians of all instruments, at all skill levels except beginner, are welcome to join. There's no obligation to play at any given gathering, but you might quickly find yourself tempted to join in. Many who were reticent to attend, or thought they might just "sit and listen" found themselves playing at their first meeting. Nerves and feeling intimidated can be left at the doorstep. We're a collegial, congenial, non-competitive group; criticism and attitude are not welcome; everyone's best effort is gratefully accepted by all.
In addition to small ensemble play, we sponsor the DC Chamber Orchestra, which holds two concerts per year and has monthly rehearsals at a church conveniently located near public transportation, in downtown NW DC. All are welcome here too.
Please read the "About Us" page athttp://files.meetup.com/557533/About%20Us.pdf before applying for membership so you understand how the group operates, what the dues cover, and whether this group is right for you. There is an annual membership fee of $11.00. Clicking on the "$11.00 annually" on the left will provide info on how to make payment and what the refund policy is.
With regrets, as of July 14, 2013, we are declining new requests from clarinetists and flutists. We have a disproportionate number of these instruments in the group which far exceeds demand. If you are a flutist or clarinetist, please check back for future opportunities.