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Civic Orchestra of Chicago Portraits

Anna Sheider

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Chamber music is a complicated and intricate genre within the classical music confines. It requires a high level of musicality, an immense amount of focus and awareness, and the ability to communicate skillfully with other musicians, often without words. Making music in a small group can be challenging for even the most seasoned professionals, which is why I was especially intrigued when I learned the Citizen Musician Fellows were about to witness musicians as young as ten partake in the complex process that is chamber music.

Read more: For the Love of Chamber Music