Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society


Chamber Music Society in Key of Kindness

Recently the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society chose singer Emily Lowe as the recipient of its annual Caroline Worthington Scholarship. Emily graduated from the regional high school this past June and is the daughter of Cheryl and Erik Lowe of West Tisbury, and the granddaughter of Ernest Mendenhall and Kathy Logue.


Chamber Music Society Mixes Classical With Contemporary


Originally designed to be accommodated in a palace chamber, music under the heading of chamber music has over the years moved out of the palaces and into the hearts and minds of the masses. Well, masses may be a slight exaggeration when comparing chamber music lovers to the throngs flocking to Lady Gaga. But gather all the fans and all the audiences of the past few hundred years or so and this specialized art form rises to the top of the music charts.

Jane Coakley to Lead Chamber Music Society

David Rhoderick, president of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society, has announced the appointment of Jane Coakley as its new executive director. Ms. Coakley succeeds Rise Terney, who held the position from 2009 to April 2011.

Chamber Music Society Presents Final Concerts

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society concludes its 39th summer season with a pair of concerts on Monday, August 17, at the Old Whaling Church, and Tuesday, August 18, at the Chilmark Community Center, featuring violinist Roger Wilkie, cellist Antonio Lysy and pianist Delores Stevens, artistic director of the music society.