About Music@Menlo

Music@Menlo is an internationally acclaimed chamber music festival and institute in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded by David Finckel and Wu Han as a program of Menlo School, Music@Menlo features unique immersive programming, a roster of world-class artists, and a Chamber Music Institute for emerging and pre-professional musicians. Intimate performance venues and signature offerings such as AudioNotes MP3s, Café Conversations, and the Encounter lecture series offer a wide range of opportunities for aficionados and newcomers of all ages to connect with chamber music in new and innovative ways.

Music@Menlo was inaugurated in 2003 at Menlo School with concerts, lectures, a training program for aspiring professional musicians, and open-to-the-public master classes. All events take place on Menlo School’s campus – View the campus map here.

Mission Statement

The mission of Music@Menlo is to engage and sustain an audience for chamber music, programmed, presented, and performed at the highest level of artistic excellence, and to provide deserving young musicians with comprehensive, festival-based educational opportunities.

Past Festivals

To see a list of past festivals, click here.