Classical Jam (CJ) is committed to presenting engaging, lively, and high-caliber performances to diverse audiences.
Known for its engaging style and creative concert programming,
is a collaborative chamber ensemble that
acclaimed soloists and chamber musicians
Classical Jam’s wide-ranging repertoire includes traditional classical works, exciting improvisations, world music, commissioned new works, and CJ original compositions. Programs include
Musical Postcards from Global Village, CJ Goes To The Movies, & From The Street to the Concert Hall.
CJ members perform regularly with “Musicians from Marlboro,” Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Ethel. Individually, they have appeared as soloists with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Singapore Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, the Oregon Symphony and the Virginia Symphony, among others. Members have performed in venues throughout Europe, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East. Along with their dedication to their individual careers, members of Classical Jam are teaching artists at such leading organizations as the Lincoln Center Institute, the New York Philharmonic, 92nd Street Y and Carnegie Hall.
Figuring prominently in the ensemble’s recent seasons include a five-day residency at Strathmore focusing on Eastern musical influences. Performances featured world premieres by Randall Woolf and Payton MacDonald. Other recent performances include Lincoln Center Meet The Artist Series, NY; Chamber Music Society of Detroit, MI; Music at Kohl Mansion, CA; Montalvo Arts Center, CA; Rockport Music, MA; Hong Kong Sinfoneitta, Hong Kong; Lee University Presidential Concert Series, TN; Dogwood Center, MI; and the Forum Series, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
Classical Jam concerts range from subscription concert series, concerto appearances with orchestras, to in-school concerts, bringing the highest caliber of music to diverse audiences. CJ performs regularly as a trio, quartet and quintet. Please go to the Artists Page to see our roster of musicians in Classical Jam.