Chamber Music Ensembles

A piano quartet performs at the Yo-Yo Ma Masterclass, presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, at the Lobero Theatre (2014). From left: Camden Boyle, violin; Leslie Cain, piano; Jordan Warmath, viola; Karen Yeh, cello. Photo courtesy of UCSB Arts & Lectures.
MUS A 44, 144, 244
Head of Chamber Music: Jonathan Moerschel
Class time and location: the department is planning for in-person instruction for all performance classes, once assigned days and times will be determined.
The Chamber Music Program organizes a variety of ensembles, from duos to quintets and occasionally larger groups, which study and perform masterpieces of the chamber music literature. A concert is presented each quarter. Advanced groups are frequently selected for performances in the Santa Barbara community and for participation in chamber music competitions. Please email the Head of Chamber Music, Jonathan Moerschel, at for more information.
PLEASE NOTE: The course number for the fall quarter UCSB Jazz Ensemble course is Chamber music, Music A44, A144, A244, and you must select “Jonathan Nathan” as instructor from the drop down menu when registering.