The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach presents extraordinary performances that transform, connect, and inspire.
CMSPB is an impactful ambassador that advocates for and advances the chamber music art form as a valued cultural asset.
Led by Artistic Director Arnaud Sussmann, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach (CMSPB) has been bringing world class chamber music performances and educational programming to Palm Beach County and the wider south Florida region for nearly a decade. Founded in 2013 by arts leader, chamber music lover, and violinist Vicki Kellogg, CMSPB was created with the belief that a great performance can move the human spirit and transform the listener regardless of musical background or education.
Over its first eight seasons CMSPB has presented over 100 artists including the Emerson, Ehnes, and Harlem string quartets, Inon Barnatan, Milos Karadaglic, and members of the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, and Philadelphia Orchestra, among many others. In 2019 CMSPB introduced frequent guest artist and acclaimed violinist Arnaud Sussmann as Artistic Director, an appointment that would prove timely as Sussmann would lead a transition to digital programming, keeping audiences engaged when in-person performances could not be possible, and opening access to viewers around the globe.
With support from the Goldner Educational Initiative Fund, the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach frequently partners with area schools including the Dreyfoos School of the Arts, U. B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts, the Conservatory School and Bak Middle School of the Arts to provide access to high quality coaching and performances by CMSPB artists. To date, renowned artists from the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, and Cleveland Orchestra; the Emerson, Miro, Escher and Dover Quartets, and distinguished soloists from around the world have performed for and worked with students of all ages in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties.
CMSPB does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, creed, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability and we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.