Advancement Grant: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

2015
$425,000

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Clarinetist Anthony McGill and the Brentano Quartet perform during an open rehearsal. Photo by Langdon Photography. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.

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Grammy Award-winning eighth blackbird makes their Philadelphia Chamber Music Society debut as part of the Laurie Wagman Century Series (in memory of Irvin J. Borowsky), dedicated to presenting unique artists and ensembles specializing in works of the past 100 years. Photo by Luke Ratray. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.

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Violinist Tai Murray returns to the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS) for a journey from early romanticism to modernism in a delightfully eclectic program featuring two PCMS 30th Anniversary commissions. Photo by Julia Wesely. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.

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The Pavel Haas Quartet of the Czech Republic returns as one of 15 international string quartets<br />
Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents in its 30th season. Photo by Marco Borggreve. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.<br />
 

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS) will research and develop new business models that respond to shifting trends in audience behaviors. The Center's Advancement grant will specifically support a multi-year project that will enable PCMS to conduct in-depth, strategic research into new pricing and membership models, acquire state-of-the-art ticketing software, and develop new customer service, sales, and marketing strategies, designed to connect with new audiences and deepen engagement.