Summer Chamber Music Workshop

July 8-12, 2019

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra presents a 5-day chamber music experience for instrumentalists age 12-adult. The workshop is open to piano, string, wind and brass players of all ability levels. Performers will have the opportunity to participate in a masterclass by violinist Odin Rathnam at the end of the week.

Held Monday through Friday, at the Portsmouth High School from 9:00-4:30 (lunch included), this workshop includes:

  • Two chamber music rehearsals each day, coached by members of the PSO
  • A musicianship skills class each day
  • A masterclass with special guest artist Odin Rathnam, violin
  • Faculty chamber music concert on Tuesday evening at 6pm
  • Student chamber music performance on Friday evening at 6pm
  • $500 includes lunch for five days.


A Non-Refundable Registration fee of $50 is due by June 1, 2019* As we have limited space, registation can be filled out before that deadline.

Registration Fee

$50.00 USD

The remaining $450 is due by July 1, 2019*

Tuition Payment ($500 in full, $450 if paying after registration fee has been submitted.)

Amount $

* Limited financial assistance is available. Please email or call us at (603) 686-8133.

  • To accurately place all performers, a self assessment and/or video link is required.
  • We prefer you prepare a video, performing anything you currently have prepared and include the link below. If this is not possible please fill in below the piece you are currently working on, and (important!) if the composition is not from generally recognized repertoire, list the book it came from and the book level, if applicable.
  • To register, please complete the form below. If you have any questions, you can email or call us at (603) 686-8133.
Age Range
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How did you hear about us?
How many years have you played your instrument?
Assessment: How would you (adult) or your teacher (under 18 years of age) describe your playing ability? Please give name of piece you are currently working on, along with book and book level, if applicable.
Link to your video, if applicable:
Please describe any dietary allergies:
Are you part of an existing chamber music group and want to register together? Are you signing up with a friend and would like to be placed in a group with them? Notes or any other information you'd like to share with us?

Violinist Odin Rathnam