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CD Now Available The Alla Chamera String Quartet Live In Concert   Part of "NOTES FROM HOME" Concert Series
Recorded at Sheldon Concert Hall April 18, 2006  


Recognized in 2006 by The American String Teachers Association
Performed at the ASTA 2006 National Convention in Kansas City for the Multi Level Chamber Master Class
2004 AND 2005 Laclede Quartet Kids Konzert Kompetition winners
Featured on KFUO Classic 99

As they begin their musical careers, the founding members of the Alla Chamera String Quartet are now scattered across the country for College and Conservatory studies, career and marital changes. The members of the Alla Chamera Quartet work with other Greater St. Louis area musicians to complete their quartet to play for parties, weddings, dinners, luncheons and other corporate events.

If you are interested in booking the quartet or looking for a soloist for your wedding or other event please call us.


First Violin

Caroline Hart is 19 years old and has been playing the violin since the age of 4 1/2. She is served as Concert Master of the St. Charles County Youth Orchestra where she is a previous concerto winner. She also performed as Co-Concert Master of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. She is currently a violin and music major at Vanderbilt.

Second Violin

Michelle Horn is 18 years old and has played violin for 11 years.  She recently married and moved to Rolla, Missouri but frequently visits the St. Louis area and may be available for performances Michelle was Concert Mistress for St. Charles County Youth Symphony Orchestra where is also was a past winner of the Concerto Competition and a Festival Winner. She intends to make music her life's work as she begins enrolling students in the Rolla, Missouri area. Call if intertested in an ensemble or soloist in the Rolla area.


Briana Bassman is a 19 year old who began her music studies at age 6. Studying with Leslie Perna, Briana is a Viola Performance Major at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Briana was selected and performed in the Honors Orchestra America. Briana was a member of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and principal viola in the St. Charles County Youth Orchestra. She was also a member of the Missouri High School All State Orchestra for 3 years. If you are looking for a quartet or soloist in the Columbia, Missouri area please call us.


Patrick McVicker, a 21 year old who started music lessons at age 8. He is now attending the University of Missouri in St. Louis. Patrick was also a member of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and was principal cellist with the St. Charles County Youth Orchestra. Patrick was chosen by audition to the 2005-2006 Missouri All State High School Orchestra.



Alla Chamera Partial Repertoire List:

Classical Selections-

Handel -  Passacaille
Handel -  Gigue
Mozart -  Allelujah
Haydn -  Menuetto and Trio
Hayden - String Quartet No.11 Op.74 #3
Handel -  La Rejouissance
Handel -  Hornpipe
Schubert -  (5) Landler
Mozart -  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Grieg -  Norwegian Dance #2
Haydn -  Allegro Moderato
Mozart -  "Clock" Rondo
Mozart -  Quartet K. 157, Mvmt 1&3
Mozart -  K. 156
Borodin -  Quartet #2 in D for Strings
Beethoven -  Quartet in C- Op. 18, No 4

Popular Favorites-

Muppet Show Theme
Danny Boy
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’
Ashokan Farewell
Beautiful Dreamer
Old Folks at Home
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
My Funny Valentine
I Whistle a Happy Tune
O Sole Mio
Sound of Music
Joplin Ragtime Dance
Missouri Waltz
Joplin Entertainer
Eleanor Rigby

Wedding Favorites-

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Pachelbel -  Canon
St. Anthony Chorale
Ave Maria
J.S. Bach -  Air on G String
The Lord’s Prayer
Trumpet Voluntary
Mendelssohn - Wedding March from Midsummer’s Night Dream
Panis Angelicus
Wagner - Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin

*More pieces available upon request

**Don’t see it here, ask and we may acquire and add it to the list.