Chamber Music Conference 75th Anniversary season commission

July-August 2020 POSTPONED due to COVID-19 pandemic

Donald Crockett was to return to the CMC as Senior Composer in Residence for the 75th Anniversary season, to be held in summer 2020 at Colgate University in New York.  He is one of the composers commissioned in celebration of the CMC's 75th anniversary, along with Hannah Lash, Kurt Rohde and Elizabeth Ogonek.  His piece, Camera Oscura (It. 'darkroom') a nonet for ww quintet, violin, viola, cello and bass, was to be premiered at the faculty concert on August 1, and coached in participant ensembles all four weeks of the festival.  The Chamber Music Conference 75th Anniversary is POSTPONED due to the COVID-19 pandemic to July-August 2021.