Chamber Music Magazine

Published quarterly, Chamber Music features essays, profiles, excerpts of CMA-commissioned works, and regular columns on updates and trends in the field.


CMA members receive print copies as part of their membership. 

Current Issue: Summer 2022

CMA Duos: Caroline Shaw & Jason Treuting by Peter Margasak| Spring 2022

The composer and percussionist discuss their recent collaborations, juggling, John Cage, and how much of a composition should live on and off the page. 


Clearing the Way by Sasha Margolis| Spring 2022

With its multi-year UNCOVERED project, the Catalyst Quartet aims to ensure that the works of Florence Price, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and other under-performed composers are embraced by more chamber musicians and listeners alike. 


Close Listening| Spring 2022

A new qualitative study focusing on the experiences of Black Americans at arts and culture organizations offers some first steps for administrators seeking a more equitable path forward.


Let Freedom Ring by Larry Blumenfeld | Spring 2022

The great body of music from trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith can be seen as one long series of empowering acts.


Afraid of Nothing by Winston Cook-Wilson | Winter 2022

The cellist Seth Parker Woods’ fearless embrace of the unknown. 


Always Changing by Vivien Schweitzer | Winter 2022

In a career spanning five decades, Tania León has built a singular body of work by following her evolving identity wherever it leads.

Keeping Track of an Evolving Culture | Winter 2022

A far-reaching new study offers broad insights into what audiences want from arts organizations in our complex cultural moment.