Chamber Music Festival

The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is a two-and-a-half-week annual event held on Orcas Island, Washington, in the stunning San Juan Islands. It’s a renowned festival that attracts world-class musicians and music lovers from all over the world.

This popular Summer Festival on beautiful Orcas Island features internationally-renowned musicians and a wide-ranging repertoire, often including world premieres of works by celebrated composers.

Intimate setting:

The festival takes place in various venues across the island, including churches, community centers, and even private homes. This creates a unique and intimate atmosphere for both the performers and the audience.

Diverse programming:

The festival features a wide variety of music, from classical masterpieces to contemporary works and world premieres. Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann curates a program that is both innovative and accessible to all audiences.

Stellar musicians:

The festival lineup boasts some of the world’s finest chamber musicians. Past performers have included Jon Kimura Parker, the Miró Quartet, and violinist Nikki Chooi.

Educational opportunities:

The festival offers a variety of educational programs, including masterclasses, workshops, and lectures. These programs are a great way for music lovers of all ages to learn more about chamber music.