Mayor's Neighborhood Cultural Vitality Grant Program

posted Jan 25, 2020, 12:31 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra   [ updated Jan 25, 2020, 1:13 PM ]

We are very happy to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Mayor's Neighborhood Cultural Vitality Grant Program! We are grateful to have our mission recognized and supported by the City of New Haven. This funding will help us to continue to deepen our engagement with New Haven Public School youth and families. Winners of our annual student concerto competition will perform with the orchestra and we will have side-by-side performance that features select elementary and middle school age music students.

Please plan to join us for our Spring Concert on May 9, 2020 at 2:00pm!

2019 - 2020 Concert Season dates

posted Aug 11, 2019, 2:09 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra   [ updated Aug 11, 2019, 2:11 PM ]

Mark your calendars!

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM

2nd Annual Young Artists Solo Competition: Call for Submissions

posted Feb 11, 2018, 2:30 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra

Open to New Haven Public School High School Students (Grades 9-12) who play orchestral Woodwind, Brass and String instruments.

Winners will perform a selected concerto movement with the New Haven Chamber Orchestra at the Spring Concert, May 12th at 2:00pm at Fair Haven School. 

Selected solo movement sheet music must be available on

Competition Timeline:
• Complete Registration Google Form by Friday, February 9th

First Round
• Submit video performance of ½ of selected Movement by 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 27th to Mr. Kinsman’s Google Drive Folder.
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Second Round
• Students with top videos will be invited to perform the entire selected movement in person at Fair Haven School for the Audition Committee on Tuesday, March 20st 6:00-7:00pm.

Winners Selected
• A String, Brass and Woodwind winner will be chosen to perform with the Orchestra.
• The winners will meet with the Orchestra Conductor the week of April 23th.
• Winners will rehearse with the Orchestra:
- Tuesday, May 1nd
- Tuesday, May 8th 
- Friday, May 11th (Dress Rehearsal)
- Saturday, May 12th (Before the Concert)

Questions Contact Dan Kinsman:

Change for Date and Time of Fall Concert!

posted Dec 8, 2017, 8:41 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra

Due to inclement weather, we have rescheduled our Fall Concert from Saturday, 
December 9th. Please join us instead on Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00PM!

Change in Concert Location for March 7th

posted Jan 31, 2015, 2:31 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra   [ updated Jan 31, 2015, 2:32 PM ]

We are changing the venue for our March 7th performance.  Please join us at the Hooker Middle School located at 691 Whitney Ave in New Haven!

New conductor for 2014-2015 concert season

posted Aug 26, 2014, 4:30 AM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra

Please join us in welcoming Heejung Park as our new maestro!  Watch for his bio, coming soon!

NHCO Spring Concert 2014 update

posted May 7, 2014, 4:34 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra   [ updated May 7, 2014, 4:51 PM ]

Our program will include: von Suppe's Overture to Poet and Peasant; Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Benjamin Hoffman, violin; Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.  Again, children will be given a coloring book related to music.  We hope to see you there!

NHCO Spring Concert 2014

posted Apr 24, 2014, 5:03 PM by Natalie McClune

Come and enjoy the New Haven Chamber Orchestra's Spring Concert on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 4:00 PM!

Our concert venue is the Fair Haven School Auditorium, located at 164 Grand Avenue in New Haven. Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the school (shared with the Public Library).

This is a free and family friendly concert. Children will be given a coloring book related to music. 

We hope to see you there!

NHCO in the New Haven Independent!

posted Mar 3, 2014, 5:02 PM by Natalie McClune

The NHCO Winter Concert on Saturday, March 1st was covered in the New Haven Independent!  Please click here to read the article:

WInter Concert - free admission and free children's book!

posted Feb 22, 2014, 2:21 PM by New Haven Chamber Orchestra

Next Saturday, March 1, at 2 PM, we will perform an eclectic and family friendly program including Ravel’s Pavane, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, Weber’s Freischütz Overture, Rossini’s Wilhelm Tell Overture, and Humperdinck’s Dance of the Witches from his Opera Hänsel and Gretel – 
Families will receive a free Hänsel and Gretel children's book! This concert is at the Fair Haven School Auditorium, 164 Grand Avenue, New Haven

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