Adult Chamber Music Retreat

September 24-26, 2021

For pre-formed string, string/piano, and string/wind groups, three to six players, in Lanesboro, MN.

The weekend retreat can accommodate up to six pre-formed ensembles and includes four one-hour coachings, unlimited group rehearsals, an interactive seminar, and informal performances by the ASQ and participant groups in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.


Early sign-up is advised and is free!


Enjoy spending time with fellow chamber musicians, surrounded by over 250 acres of restored prairie and mixed hardwood forest in southeast Minnesota's Driftless Region, amidst highly skilled educator-performers, and naturalists at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center.

Tuition per Participant: $225
Lodging at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • double occupancy suite $130/person 
  • single occupancy $180 
Lodging at Eagle Bluff includes all meals. Please inform us of any food restrictions.

Note: Alternative lodging at your own expense is available at B&B's in Lanesboro.

Lanesboro MN downtown
Lanesboro MN downtown

Nestled in the Bluffs of the Root River Valley, Lanesboro is the hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota.


The time to start planning your visit to Bluff Country is now…an autumn visit to Lanesboro may be just what you need after a busy summer.

2012 Group photo
2012 Group photo

Lanesboro MN downtown
Lanesboro MN downtown

Nestled in the Bluffs of the Root River Valley, Lanesboro is the hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 24

2pm - Arrive| Circle of Introductions 

3-5pm – rehearsal | coaching One

5:30pm - dinner

7pm - ASQ Seminar in DC

8pm - sightreading or on your own

Saturday, September 25

7:30am - breakfast

9-11am -rehearsal | coaching Two

12pm - lunch

1-3pm – rehearsal |coaching Three

3-5pm - free time 

5pm - ASQ performance

6pm - dinner

Sunday, September 26

7:30am - coffee and rolls to go

8-10am - rehearsal | coaching Four

10:30am - brunch at EB or on your own

11:30am - Check out 

12pm - sound checks

1pm - participant performance

2pm - Circle of Take-Aways 

What to Bring and Wear

  • Your music and the score to your piece

  • Music stand

  • Stand light

  • Pencils 

  • Metronome and Tuner

  • Recording device (optional)

  • Extra strings

  • Casual wear (for all events)

  • Walking shoes | flashlight

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Chamber Musicians!


"The most positive aspect of the retreat was the variety of advice we received, and the total engagement from all of you in the teaching process. I appreciate the enthusiasm which radiated from every one of you." -participant violinist

“Another outstanding chamber music retreat with Artaria! In addition to your exceptional technical and musical expertise you offer, each session is additionally enhanced by the contagious enthusiasm, joy, and passion each member brings to his/her coaching. Wonderful retreat!" -participant violist

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Participant Piano Trio 

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