The Chamber Music Network

KentMusic in Seattle

22 June, 2020 to 28 June, 2020
The Manhattan String Quartet
The Manhattan String Quartet

KentMusic offers experienced string players the opportunity to spend six gratifying days studying Beethoven String Quartet Opus 59 #1. Participants receive high-level coaching from world-class performing musicians, attend lectures and concerts by the faculty artists, and have ample time for informal quartet readings and socializing. ​


Coached Quartets At the core of KentMusic is the opportunity to receive intensive, daily coaching on a major quartet that all participants must prepare in advance. In 2020, we will focus on Beethoven String Quartet Opus 59 #1. Coaches rotate among quartets that are carefully matched and assigned each day.


Outstanding chamber music concerts featuring the Manhattan String Quartet. Informal Ensembles Explore repertoire and meet the other players in self-organized, daily reading sessions. Lecture/Demonstrations Daily, in-depth exploration of the work being studied with Dr. David Clampitt and the Manhattan String Quartet. A KentMusic highlight! Come join us and refine your quartet playing at KentMusic!