Wanted: Maine String and Piano Students Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Blue Hill offers a week of chamber music making for Maine string and piano students Sunday June 22 – Saturday, June 28.  Students will be placed in ensembles with a Kneisel Hall Young Artist college mentor while Kneisel Hall faculty oversee their work with daily […]

A Juilliard String Quartet

A Juilliard String Quartet Concert for the benefit of Kneisel Hall  Beethoven: Quartet No. 2 in G major Op. 18 No. 2 Jesse Jones: String Quartet No. 3–“Whereof man cannot speak…” (a JSQ/Juilliard School commission; privately this will be the first NY performance; the NY public premiere will be  at Alice Tully Hall on Nov. 21) Schubert: Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887   […]

Here at Kneisel Hall there are many opportunities for you to hear amazing chamber music. During the summer we have the Festival Concert Series, Young Artist Concert Series, Open Rehearsal Series, master classes, Tuesday performances at Parker Ridge Retirement Community, Wednesday children’s concerts at the Blue Hill Library and outreach concerts from Southwest Harbor to […]

This week at Kneisel Hall July 22nd

Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 p.m. Young Artist concert Parker Ridge Wednesday, July 24, 4:30 p.m. Young Artist children’s concert Blue Hill Library Friday, July 26, 9:00 a.m., Open Rehearsal; Concert Hall Friday, July 26, 7:30 p.m. Festival Concert; Concert Hall Sunday, July 28 , 4:00 p.m., Festival Concert, Concert Hall This week we welcome new […]


This week at Kneisel Hall (June 24 – July 1) Tuesday, June 25, 4:30 p.m. Young Artist concert Parker Ridge Wednesday, June 26, 4:30 p.m. Young Artist children’s concert Blue Hill Library Friday, June 28, 9:00 a.m, Open Rehearsal@ Concert Hall Friday, June 28, 7:30 p.m. Festival Concert Sunday, June 30, 4:00 p.m. Festival Concert […]

We need your help!

Please help us put a roof on the Concert Hall porch. Please underwrite a Festival or Young Artist Concert and or take an ad in the Kneisel Hall program. We are asking a lot, we realize, but this is our season of need. Read on: THE ROOF ($ ANY AMOUNT IS APPRECIATED) Your strong and steadfast support […]

Class of 2013

Violin  Anthony Bracewell Cleveland Institute of Music Karen Dekker Manhattan School of Music Abigail Fayette Curtis Institute of Music Ethan Hoppe Northwestern Universlty Holly Jenkins Manhattan School of Music Minchae Kim New England Conservatory of Music Miran Kim Shepherd School of Music Ye-Rang Kim Curtis Institute of Music Nathan Lesser Yale School of Music Xi […]