Dear Friends,

If you live in the New York area or are planning a visit join us for dinner and an evening of, friends, conversation, great food and Beethoven (alumni performances of the Ghost Trio and a violin & piano sonata).


Ellen and Fred Harris (1 Morningside Drive @ 110th Street, apartment ph 15, NYC) are hosting this special evening. Just call the office 207 -374 –2811 to make your reservation ($250 a person). Your donation will help put the music in the Hall.


ADVERTISE In the KH 2013 Program, Call: 207 -374-2811 or email. An ad in the KH program is good business for your business!

UNDERWRITE a concert – Underwriting is an enormously important piece of our efforts to support the music we love and the young artists’ studies. Call: 207 -374-2811 or email.

APPLY to the  PROGRAM FOR ME STUDENTS – applications are on line and due.

JOIN ACMI– adult players – applications are on line– we invite you all to spend a week at Kneisel Hall in August and bring your friends. Email with any questions.

SUBSCRIBE – one of the best ways to make sure you hear every single concert is to subscribe to the Festival Series.  It is easy to say, “I’ll call and buy tickets” but we all know a week goes by and then another and you miss some great performances. Concerts are Fridays (7:30 pm) or Sundays (4:00 pm) June 21 – August 25. Just email  or call the office (207 – 374 – 2811) for information. The 2013 performers:

  • Violin: David Bowlin, Ronald Copes, Laurie Smukler
  • Viola: Doris Lederer, Katherine Murdock, Ira Weller
  • Cello: Jerry Grossman, Dmitry Kouzov, Joel Krosnick, Barbara Stein Mallow
  • Piano: Xak Bjerken, Jane Coop, Seymour Lipkin; piano
  • Guests: Amphion String Quartet, Attacca String Quartet, Formosa String Quartet,
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra

The guest quartets are three of the “up and coming”, emerging young quartets in the country. It is exciting to have them on the series. Subscribe today – you do not want to miss a single note this season!

Alumni News:

Elenor Frey, cello is in the Pallade Musica, a Montreal based early music ensemble. concert information

Susan Babini, cello and Liza Zurlinden, violin play in the  New Century Chamber Orchestra