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DCCM New Member Information

Before you read on… The DC Chamber Musicians is geared to musicians above the beginner level. While many of our services are geared to musicians in already established, or developing, ensembles, we do offer services that can be very helpful in enabling individual musicians to meet other musicians with whom to form ensembles and to develop their skill levels. Musicians participating in performance options must be at the intermediate level or higher. Read our description of services, benefits and discounts to make sure the fit is right for you. After the description of discounts is a link for you to join the program.

DC Chamber Musicians - Services and Benefits

  • Membership in a large community of skilled musicians who share a passion for chamber music
  • Access to our rich-attribute directory of chamber musicians in the DC metropolitan area
  • Access to our directory of professional chamber music coaches
  • Access to our composer diversity library (a metadirectory - a work in progress)
  • Access to affordable rehearsal room rentals
  • Discounted fees for our quarterly chamber music open houses (aka play-ins) where you can meet 30+ musicians at a time
  • Opportunities to perform in our professionally staged chamber music concerts (6 per year). Participation fees cover:*
  •     - Quality venues with superior quality pianos
  •     - Professional event advertising
  •     - Audiences with more than just friends and family of musicians in attendance
  •     - High quality, full color audience program booklets (keepsakes for musicians)
  •     - Professional chamber music coaching for performing ensembles
  •     - Quality captioned videos of all performances
  •     - Fully subsidized score and part acquisition for sponsorship eligible compositions by underrepresented composers

* Note there is a $60 performance fee per musician per concert. See the Musicians Guide to DCCM for full information regarding requirements and limitations.


  • One FREE ticket for DCCM members to every DCCM public chamber music concert
  • 10% off all additional DCCM public chamber music concert tickets - for your friends and family
  • 10% off all DCCO orchestra concerts - for you, your friends and family
  • 20% off our most popular event: structured DCCOS-managed quarterly chamber music open houses – usually 30 musicians. We do it all for you: provide the venue, help select and provide the music, and form the ensembles. Another great way to meet fellow musicians!
  • $180 subsidy for professional chamber music coaching for ensembles performing in DCCM public concerts.

What it costs: $30 per year ($2.50 per month). If nothing meets your needs within the first six months, cancel your membership for a full refund. A full description of how DCCM works is available in Musicians Guide to DCCM

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Please allow us 2 business days to configure your member account. You will receive a welcome e-mail when everything is ready.