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Mission of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

1 To provide artistic and academic preparation for the most gifted graduate-level performers and composers from around the world under the tutelage of an international faculty

2 To support and extend the Yale School of Music’s internationally recognized music programs by serving as a pedagogical and performance venue for faculty and fellows as well as provide opportunities for the development of special projects consistent with YSM activities

3 To foster the creation of new chamber music through commissions, concerts, workshops, competitions and residencies for established and student composers from around the world

4 To seek new possibilities for the international cultivation of chamber music through exchange programs as well as by developing new media and performance venues

5 To invite audiences to discover, explore and appreciate chamber music through concerts, lectures, listening clubs, school programs and creative outreach activities