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Chamber Music Registration

Students should NEVER register or add/drop chamber music or piano ensemble on SIS.  All registrations and add/drops must be done through the Director of Chamber Music, Michael Kannen (

Detailed Information about chamber music requirements, procedures and sign-up can be found by navigating to “Requirements” on the Chamber Music page.


Tuesday, August 27th , 1:30pm in Cohen-Davison Theater

An informational meeting about this year in Chamber Music!  This meeting is not mandatory, but new students are encouraged to come.


The deadline for signing up for chamber music or piano ensemble is:

Thursday, August 29th  @ 5:00pm

Pre-formed Group Forms and Pre-Formed Piano Ensemble Forms are online and can be found below.

If you do not have a pre-formed group, but would like to participate in chamber music or piano ensemble, you must sign up on the sign-up sheet on my board (Rm. 302LH), also by Thursday, August 29th at 5:00pm.


If you are new to Peabody or never played chamber music at Peabody and you want to play chamber music or piano ensemble in either semester this year, you MUST play an AUDITION on

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Sign up for an audition time on the board outside Rm. 302LH.

This is the only audition- there is not another one for spring semester.

When assigning groups, I have to give priority to pianists who play an audition. You have a better chance of getting a group if you play!

Sign Up Forms

Chamber Music group sign ups

Concert Information Form

Sign up to be assigned to a Chamber Music concert

Honors Ensemble Audition Forms

Sign up for an audition for the Honors Ensembles

Honors Ensembles

The Peabody Honors Ensemble program is open to serious and excellent groups of all kinds who wish to dedicate themselves to developing as an ensemble.  Honors Ensembles will be chosen by audition and will be given special performance and other opportunities.  Auditions will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 starting at 3:00pm.

Concert Attendance Requirement

All students who are registered for chamber music must fulfill a concert attendance requirement.  Each student must attend the following number of concerts over the course of the semester:

  • 2 student chamber music concerts
  • 1 faculty or other professional chamber music concert

2018-2019 Hittman Visiting Artists and Other Events

We are excited to announce that the 2018-2019 Hittman Visiting Artists will be:

  • Violinist Hye-Jin Kim (November 7, 2018)
  • The Jupiter String Quartet (February 27, 2019)

These artists will be at Peabody for master classes, performances and other residency activities.


  • Judith Ingolfsson/Vladimir Stoupel Master classes: The Art of Collaboration (November 6, 2018; March 11, 2019)
  • Concert:  Ingolfsson/Stoupel Duo with Violaine Melancon, Victoria Chiang and Michael Kannen.  Music of Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Vierne. (November 2, 2018)
  • Concert:  Vadim Gluzman with Faculty and Students.  Music of Prokofiev, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky (April 12, 2019)
  • Chamber Music coachings with Shlomo Mintz, Vadim Gluzman and the Ethel Quartet
  • Free Coaching Days!  (November 8, 2018; March 14, 2019)


See the FAQ page on the Chamber Music Webpage for answers to most of your questions!