Decoda Ensemble

Decoda Ensemble Posted on February 26, 2018 By Scott MacClelland THE MESSAGE of the Decoda string quartet to the student musicians from Youth Music Monterey who attended their master class was ‘internalize’ the music. Eight student musicians participated at the York School […]

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Morgenstern Trio

Morgenstern Trio Triumphs!

On Friday evening November 10, the members of the Morgenstern Trio returned for the fourth time to perform for Chamber Music Monterey Bay at Sunset Center in Carmel. Every time we hear this ensemble we marvel once again at the […]

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Jon Nakamatsu portrait

Jon Nakamatsu Spins Some Magic

Apparently we had a close call. In the week before his recital at Sunset Center for Chamber Music Monterey Bay On April 8, pianist Nakamatsu came down with the flu and a few days before the recital was still fighting a temperature […]

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The Daedalus String Quartet

Daedalus Quartet Shines

When I read a preview of Chamber Music Monterey Bay’s presentation of  the Daedalus Quartet, the first question in my mind was: am I going to enjoy this concert? The program consisted of what appeared to be piece of juvenilia by […]

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Trio Solisti - photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco

Trio Solisti – Intensity to the Max

Trio Solisti gave us compelling performances yesterday evening at Sunset Center. The three musicians, violinist Maria Bachman, pianist Fabio Bidini and cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, were at the top of their form, both individually as virtuosi in their own right and as […]

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$33-$52 Van Kuijk Quartet
$33-$52 Music from Copland House
$44-$64 Borromeo String Quartet with Richard Stoltzman
$33-$52 Catalyst Quartet
$44-$64 Montrose Trio

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(All tickets subject to a $1-per-ticket processing fee.)

All Concerts 7:30PM
Pre-Concert lecture at 6:45 PM





Children (grades 3-12) are invited to sit in the center front three rows for an “up close and personal” concert experience.

Kids $FREE
Music Teachers $FREE
Adult chaperones $15

(Chaperone Seats may be purchased online)


We offer active military personnel reduced-price tickets at just $15 each. Valid photo ID required, will-call only.


We offer reduced-price tickets to students, ages 17-30. Valid photo ID required, will-call only, day of concert.


Wheelchair-accessible seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

$25 (Seats may be reserved online)

Please note tickets are not refundable. If you cannot use your tickets, and cannot give them to a friend,  please call the office since it may be possible to move to a different performance, or receive credit for their value as a donation to CMMB.