Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society

New Executive Director for Chamber Music Society

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society has announced the appointment of Douglas Finn as its new executive director.

Youth Grants Go to Boys & Girls Club, Skate Park, Chamber Music Society

Three organizations that serve hundreds of Island youth have received grants totaling $511,000 from MVYouth, a community fund begun two years ago.

Chamber Music Society Adds New Notes to a Classic Form

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society is celebrating its 45th anniversary this summer with a lineup of performances by nationally known groups such as the Harlem String Quartet and Infinite Brass.

Chamber Music Society Thanksgiving Concert

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society is holding its Thanksgiving concert on Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Whaling Church in Edgartown.

Chamber Music Society Embraces Cool

On Monday and Tuesday of this past week the Chamber Music Society started their summer season in fine form. The season continues with a concert simply called “Cool.”

Chamber Music Society Opens Season

Wind instruments will reign as the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society presents its annual spring concert on Sunday, May 25, at 4 p.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center.

Music Festival Returns for 42nd Encore

Everybody growing up in the small town of Kingman, 
Kans., took piano lessons, Delores (Dee) Stevens, 83, explained, sitting at the table of her Chilmark home on a sunny summer morning. That was just what you did. “I was so excited when I had my first lesson. I think I was about four,” Mrs. Stevens said.

Chamber Music Concert

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society joins thousands of musicians and hundreds of concert presenters across the country for National Chamber Music Month. For information on chamber music performances taking place across the country during the month, visit

Closer to home, the MVCMS will perform their annual spring concert on Sunday, May 26 at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown beginning at 4 p.m. and will feature musicians from the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing the music of Beethoven, Franck and Piazzolla.

Chamber Music for the Masses

If you need an extra incentive to attend the Chamber Music Society’s first concert of the summer this week, here’s one: It’s free. The tickets have all been pre-paid by Sam Feldman, whose late wife Gretchen was an avid supporter of chamber music.

“I’m trying to help her legacy in continuing the [Chamber Music Society] and making it healthy and strong,” Mr. Feldman said. “We are both very involved in our community and love to give back to this wonderful place.”

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Chamber Society Fine-Tunes New Season

No accounting for taste. More accurately, those who love classical music enjoy such a variety of musical tastes, that only in the hands of an elite concert group will all be satisfied.

So it was last Saturday at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, when the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society kicked off its pre-summer spring concert with a specially curated piano quartet.