Taos School of Music PO Box 1879
Taos, NM, 87571

FOUNDED IN 1963, and the subject of many feature stories including those on NBCs Today Show and National Public Radios Morning Edition, the Taos School of Music is one of the oldest and most respected summer chamber music programs in the country. Its alumni have served as members of such award winning chamber groups as the Alexander, Borromeo, Brentano, Chester, Lark, and Muir quartets, the Eroica Trio, and Musicians from Marlboro. River Rafting They have become principal players and members of the major orchestras in the U.S.: Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Metropolitan Opera, Milwaukee, National, New York,Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, St. Lawrence, and San Francisco. They also hold or have held teaching positions at many conservatories and universities including: Boston University, Cleveland Institute of Music, The Hartt School, Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, New England Conservatory, Oberlin, and the Paris Conservatory. It is an intensive eight-week program devoted solely to the study and performance of chamber music in which students receive daily coaching and have extensive performing opportunities. A student to faculty ratio of less than 4 to 1 allows for close personal attention rarely found among music schools.

Taos School of Music Summer Music Festival