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Kairos Lyceum

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The Kairos Lyceum is a ten-day chamber music workshop for an intimate group of serious high school and college level musicians, selected for their playing ability and desire to develop collaborative skills. Learn more here!

Free Concerts July 12, 16, 18, 19
Kairos Lyceum faculty and students will present four free concerts in conjunction with
Lyceum. The Lodge at Suncadia will host two free concerts at 7:00 p.m. on July 12 and 18.
The July 12 program will feature selected “greatest hits” movements from the chamber
music repertoire including works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Prokofiev, performed by
the Kairos Quartet with guest pianist and Lyceum faculty member, Peter Longworth of the
Royal Conservatory in Toronto. The July 18 concert will feature the Kairos Lyceum
Chamber Orchestra, directed by Nikolas Caoile, performing Barber's haunting “Adagio for
Strings” and selections by Vaughn Williams and Tchaikovsky. The concert will close with a
performance of Robert Schumann's monumental Quartet for Piano and Strings.

The Lyceum student chamber ensembles will present free concerts at noon on July 16 at
the Hal Holmes Center, and at 2:00 p.m. on July 19, at the CWU Recital Hall. The young
artists, under the mentorship of the Kairos Quartet, will interpret and perform works by
Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Brahms and Boccherini.

Kairos Quartet membersLyceum students will receive coachings and master classes from the Kairos Quartet: 

  • Carrie Rehkopf, violin
  • Denise Dillenbeck, violin
  • Timothy Betts, viola
  • John Michel, cello

Nikolas Caoile, Chamber Orchestra director


"Their enthusiasm is contagious, and the education encompasses so much more than music."
Kelly Moore

"The whole experience was amazing."
Brandon Christomos

"Personal attention is first on each teacher’s list."
Bruce Walker