Madeline Island Chamber Music

A program of MacPhail, Madeline Island Chamber Music offers students considerable opportunities for group learning and music-making in a breathtaking island setting. 

Madeline Island Chamber Music is devoted to educating and nurturing the next generation of musicians through concentrated study and performance of chamber music on verdant, historic Madeline Island. The program also provides public performances, community education programs, and a residency program in the Twin Cities. Madeline Island Chamber Music is a nationally recognized model for education in chamber music. 

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History of Madeline Island Chamber Music 

Established in 1985 by Thomas M. George with substantial financial support from Mary Hulings Rice as a one-week camp for 20 high school musicians, the program has evolved to its current six-week structure serving over 70 extraordinarily talented high school, college, and graduate school string and woodwind musicians.

Teacher and a group of students playing violin
Two students carrying cellos on their back walking outside to a lodge
Two students playing violin on stage
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