Chamber Music Encounters

Members of the Avalon  String Quartet

Saturday, April 2, 2022 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This intensive music program brings together some of the best high school string chamber ensembles in Illinois. Students have the opportunity to work with NIU faculty members and the renowned Avalon String Quartet. Activities include:

  • Group discussions
  • Coaching sessions
  • Master classes
  • A final performance

The program takes place in the Music Building.

View a tentative schedule for the day.




Please contact Kristin Sherman at or 815-753-1450 for more information about refunds.


Students work with the Avalon String Quartet, one of the country's leading chamber music ensembles and NIU faculty.

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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Office of External Programs

Music Building 132

Kristin Sherman

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