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2nd Annual Rancho Bernardo Chamber Music Festival


Saturday, July 8, 10 AM - Check the Concerts Page

Rancho Bernardo Library


2017-2018 Chamber Concert Series Announced


Check the Concerts Page

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Plans are in place for the Rancho Bernardo Library concerts series for 2017-2018. The coming season opens on September 27, 2017. We have a new program that will allow you to continue supporting the series and secure recognition and tax deductions for that valuable support.

For information on individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities click here.

2nd Annual Rancho Bernardo Chamber Music Festival, Saturday, July 8, 10 AM at the Rancho Bernardo Library

10 AM – A string masterclass conducted by Violist Travis Maril. Maril is the String Area Coordinator and Viola Faculty at SDSU and Co-Director of the SDSU String Academy. The public is invited to attend the masterclass session.

Noon – The Westwind Brass will perform a 1 hour program of brass music from the last 100 years including original compositions.

1 PM – Meet & Greet. Enjoy complimentary refreshments while mingling with the musicians.

3 PM - Quartet Nouveau will be performing a one hour program with repertoire including Schubert's Death & the Maiden and Ravel's String Quartet in F Major.

The Friends of the RB Library, together with Quartet Nouveau, host the 2017 RB Chamber Music Festival, and will appreciate your free-will donations Tickets are not required.

This is a unique cultural event for Rancho Bernardo and the surrounding community. All are welcome to attend any portions of the festival at their pleasure.

For highlights of the Jazz Series, click here.

As usual, all concerts will be available to the public at no charge. We will continue our policy of funding these musicians through donations, sponsorships, grants, and support from the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library.

The Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library are pleased to present a series of classical and jazz concerts at the Library.  All concerts are on Wednesdays, starting at 6:15 PM. Tickets are not required. Children 7 and older may attend with a parent. Concerts are supported by free-will donations, a grant from the Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation, and sponsors, including the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library.

Jazz concerts will also be presented on the 2nd Wednesday of October, December, February, March and April. The schedule may be found here.

You can send inquiries and comments to our Concerts Director Harvey Levine at rbconcerts@earthlink.net.
Check back often for the schedule of concerts to be held beginning this fall.

Classical Series

Jazz Series


Because of the Fire Safety Code, seating is limited. The limit will be enforced so please arrive early to assure yourself of a seat.

The concerts, open to the public, will be held in the Library's second-floor Community Room, 17110 Bernardo Center Drive. Please be aware that the parking lot often fills up at that hour. You may find additional parking alongside the library on the 2nd level. For your personal comfort, you may wish to bring a padded seat cushion, and a sweater for when the A/C overshoots the thermostat.


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