CONTACT US AT: or CALL 541.552.6545


FEES for Summer July, 12-17, 2020 subject to change before January 15

Adult Tuition
Student tuition Age 14-24 $275
Bassoon and Horn Applicant $300
Single Room per NIGHT
Double Room per Person per NIGHT


Spend a week playing the best chamber music with friendly people and distinguished coaches in scenic Ashland, Oregon.

Featuring one of the largest chamber music collections. The library is not for lending but you may view our collection here ... the Music Library list

The Ashland Chamber Music Workshop offers you a week of intensive chamber music rehearsing, coaching and performing. The music library is one of the most outstanding anywhere, the renowned coaching staff are friendly and dedicated. Know for the world-class Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland is an artistically vibrant community–a spectacular place to vacation.

Click here to learn about the history of ACMW.

Workshop Schedule

Sunday-Arrival Day

Music Building 450 South Mountain Ave, Ashland, Oregon

For a campus map click here

If you are arriving at the Rogue Valley International Airport, click here for shuttle information to Ashland. You want to be dropped off at the SOU campus at McLoughin Hall.

If you are staying on campus, when you arrive on Sunday go to the McLoughlin Hall and dining facility The Hawk.  You should park in the McLoughlin Hall parking lot. The Housing Staff will be there to check you in from 3—5PM.  There you will get your room assignment, key. Sunday dinner is included. If you arrive after the check-in time there will be a posting of room numbers and you can find your keys in your unlocked room.  After you have checked in to your room go to the Music Building for registration.

From 3PM until 5PM you may arrive at the Music Building and complete your workshop registration. You may reserve a locker at that time. After you registered, have dinner and return for the Sunday general session meeting. If you are late arriving please give us a call at 541.708.1214 to let us know when you'll arrive.

The general session meeting in the Music Building Recital Hall on Sunday evening at 7:00PM.  At the meeting we will review workshop procedures, introduce the staff and answer questions.  There will be a chamber orchestra reading on stage following the meeting. After the reading the library will be open for you to freelance, check out lockers, or finish your registration (please try do this BEFORE 7PM meeting).  The chamber orchestra is a chance to get acquainted and play music you will not perform during the week.


THE DAILY SCHEDULE Monday through Friday

7:00 - 8:30 AM Breakfast (The Hawk)

8:30 - 10:00 AM Rehearsal (Music Building)

10:00 - 10:30 AM Coffee/snack Break in the lobby

10:30 - 11:30 AM Rehearsal

11:30 - 1:00 PM  LUNCH   (Stevenson Union or Hawk)

1:00 -   2:30 PM Rehearsal

2:40 -   2:55 PM   Break - TURN IN MUSIC


5:00 -   6:30 PM  Dinner (The Hawk)

7:00 - 10:00 PM your time for "free-lancing," attend Oregon Shakespeare, or REST


Participants are given a different music assignment each day. Instrumentation and personnel are varied as much as possible. The coaching staff is comprised of musicians from throughout the United States who are talented chamber music performers and experienced chamber music teachers.

Each group is coached throughout the day and presents a short (5 minute) performance, sharing the music with others.

Evenings are free for "freelancing," using personal music or that of our extensive library; or for enjoying the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, other theater, live music, art galleries, or shopping.

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Click to see photos from the 2017 summer workshop

CONTACT US AT: or CALL 541.552.6545