Allegheny Mountain String Project

As an integral part of Garth Newel Music Center’s mission: to share, explore and celebrate the infinite variety of chamber music in an intimate setting of natural beauty, the Allegheny Mountain String Project offers a comprehensive string music education program, including private lessons, chamber music ensembles, and a youth orchestra to all children of school […]

Emerging Artist Fellowship Program

The Emerging Artist Fellowship is an intensive chamber music program for talented young musicians ages 18-28. Every summer, a select group of students/young professionals spend four weeks at the Garth Newel Music Center, where they work closely with the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and other renowned faculty, and perform as part of Garth Newel’s Summer Chamber Music Festival.

Amateur Chamber Music Retreat

What could be more enjoyable! Spend a weekend at Garth Newel playing chamber music with friends. Receive daily coachings, and enjoy the fun and fellowship of kindred musical souls!

Music in the Schools

The Garth Newel Piano Quartet have an ongoing relationship with several high schools, where they work with the music students by giving masterclasses, presentations, individualized lessons, lectures, classes, and performances. School Residencies of 2018 Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School Jessye Norman School of the Arts School Residencies of 2017 Appomattox Regional Governor’s School Music at […]

Commissions and Recordings

Garth Newel Music Center recipient of the 2017 Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Grant Press Release from CMA Garth Newel Music Center (GNMC) is thrilled to receive the Classical Commissioning Program Grant for the commission of a new piano quartet by composer David Biedenbender for the Garth Newel Piano Quartet (resident ensemble of GNMC). The inspiration for this […]

International Composition Competition

Send your new piano quartet to the 8th Annual Garth Newel Piano Quartet International Composition Competition for a chance at $3000, posterity, performances, recordings, a residency at Garth Newel, and more!