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Coleman Chamber Music Competition @ Ramo Auditorium/Caltech FREE

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Coleman Chamber Music Competition


Saturday, April 27th at 9:00 AM
Ramo Auditorium at Caltech Campus

You are cordially invited to join the 64th annual Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, in which young musicians from schools and conservatories across the nation and abroad bring their remarkable talents before a distinguished panel of judges. Finalists will compete for $15,000 in prizes. The Competition is open to the public and audiences are welcome, free of charge. Prizewinners will be presented in concert Sunday, April 28, 2013 (, at 3:30 p.m. in Ramo Auditorium.

Since 1947, the Competition has helped launch the careers of such prizewinners as Glenn Dicterow; Grant Gershon; Jeffrey Kahane; Anne-Marie McDermott; Paula Robison; Nathaniel Rosen; Morton Subotnick; the Ahn and Janaki trios; eighth blackbird; and the Calder, Colorado, Pacifica, Tokyo, and Vega quartets. Judges have included some of the finest musicians of their time: Jascha Heifetz; Natalie Limonick; Mehli Mehta; Gregor Piatigorsky; Artur Rubinstein; Eudice Shapiro; Arnold Steinhardt; Henri Temianka; the Beaux Arts Trio; and the Amadeus, Budapest, Opus One, and Smetana quartets. From its origins encouraging local students in junior, intermediate, and senior divisions, the Competition has evolved to earn and confer international prestige.

Free parking in lots south of Del Mar Blvd. between Wilson and Chester Aves,
in parking structures @ 341 and 401 S. Wilson Ave. and 370 S. Holliston

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or phone (626) 395-4652

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