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ECCF 2018 July 1 - July 14
Cheshire, CT

Elm City ChamberFest is one of the only programs in the US to offer chamber music instruction to young musicians ages 8-18. Now in its 14th year, ECCF is pleased to offer overnight accommodations to all our students at our new home on the beautiful campus of Cheshire Academy. Learn more

We are still accepting applications for most instruments in our Junior and Senior programs. Contact us at to inquire!

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Learn more about our Junior and Senior string programs and Advanced Piano Institute.

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Applications are open for Summer 2018! Returning students, apply by January 15 for a Fast Track tuition discount.

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Find out about concerts and events, as well as faculty and student performances during our summer festival

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"I have been pushed beyond my musical comfort zone before, but only Elm City, with its focus on the intimate chamber experience, provided the support I needed to excel. I came out of Elm City a better musician."

2017 Testimonials

Hear what some of our students and faculty had to say about what makes Elm City ChamberFest so special, and what keeps them coming back.

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NEW in 2018!
ECCF Explorers, for violinists, violists and cellists going into first, second or third grades. One- or two-week program, non-audition based. Click here for more information.