Dear Friends and Patrons
The Orlando Chamber Soloists have been invited to be a featured ensemble at the opening day of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC. This is a great opportunity and honor for us as we increase our national statue.
Our concert date is May 24 in downtown Charleston. Check back soon for the location.
Don't wish to travel to Charleston, join us at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Downtown Orlando on May 19 at 3:00 PM. Come see us off our
international festival debut. Click the tab to the right to see our program. It's a great one!!!!!!
More exciting news: We are pleased to announce the addition of Principal Flute of the National Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Goldman, and Principal Clarinet of the Louisiana Philharmonic in New Orleans, Christopher Pell. Aaron and Chris will be featured on our 2nd Classical Concert on July 20 at the Calvary Lutheran Church.
Check out this great article on Mr. Pell:
Chamber Music Festival 2013 Black Hills of South Dakota
The Orlando Chamber Soloists and the Chamber Music Festival now serve 4 counties in Western South Dakota including the communities of Lead/Deadwood, Sturgis, Rapid City, Rockerville, and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Our programs include 3 Classical Concerts and 4 different educational programs for all ages. Our newest program this summer is Music in our Community (click here for more info.) where area students and college students perform as individual members of the Orlando Chamber Soloists. More information can be found under the Educational tab listed above.
In our upcoming summer residency, we will continue to service the four counties in Western South Dakota and the results are becoming clear that our activities are taking root. The Black Hills Children’s Home has started a string program for their children and our involvement with the preschool and daycare programs throughout Rapid City and the Black Hills is becoming more and more interactive. Children and adults are taking a more active role in our educational programs and we cherish every moment.
We are thrilled to announce our newest educational program, We Are South Dakota (click here) The music and audio files are coming soon to the most exciting and aggressive interactive and educational project we have ever undertaken. Please check back soon as the logistics are taking shape quickly.
Michael and Dawn, and all the Orlando Chamber Soloists
Dawn Marie Edwards, Artistic Director, is pleased to be awarded the United Arts of Central Florida established artist grant. The funding will support and expand our educational programming throughout Central Florida. Dawn Edwards, Artistic Director of the Orlando Chamber Soloists, was the only musician choosen for 2012. The printed article can be found at:
Orlando Sentinel, January 26, 2012
Founded in 2004, the Orlando Chamber Soloists are a fully professional chamber ensemble of world-class musicians dedicated to providing exciting classical concerts and unparalled educational programs that involve all ages. We're happy to share our programs and upcoming events with you. Please click on the tabs above for information on our musicians, board of directors, concerts in the Orlando and the Black Hills of South Dakota, and our award winning educational programming.