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Dr.  Stephen Reynolds - Board President
Joseph Kahn - Vice-President
Peg O'Connell- Secretary/ Treasurer

Mary "Jo" Cresimore
Angela Hodge
​Jeff Krolik
​Rowena Mariano
Dan Porper
Dr. Ramachandra Reddy
​Terry Thompson

CMR staff and board leadership with The Eroica Trio at the opening concert for Season 79 at the ​North Carolina Museum of History.

About Us

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Our Mission


CMR's 83rd Season

The mission of Chamber Music Raleigh is to enrich and connect individuals in the greater Raleigh community through intimate and exceptional chamber music experiences. The organization is committed to presenting world class artists performing music of the highest caliber, providing performance showcases for North Carolina artists, creating opportunities for intensive learning experiences and fostering a love for chamber music.

Pictured left to right Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 at NCMA are Kendall Isadore, Élise Sharp, NCMA CEO Valerie Hillings, Event Sponsor Mary J. C. "Jo" Cresimore & Dawn Johnson (The String Queens).

Volunteering at Chamber Music Raleigh is a wonderful way to meet new people and to experience great music. Volunteers are needed to serve on programming & event committees,  distribute programs, greet patrons at the table area and assist staff with security.  To find out more about opportunities to help...

(919) 821-2030

Our History

Chamber Music Raleigh was founded as the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild by a group of about twenty local professional musicians and music lovers in 1941. Held on April 25, the first concert was presented in the Raleigh Little Theatre and featured Edgar and Dorothy Alden, Charlotte Houston Atkinson, Herbert Bird, violins; Katherine Eide, William Klenz, Peter Farrell, cellos; Christian Kutschinski, Julia Mueller, Paul Oncley, violas; Henry Bruinsma, double bass; Aileen McMillan, Dorothy Phelps, piano.                   READ MORE