THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF MISSISSAUGA
Since 1997, The Chamber Music Society of Mississauga (CMSM) presents an annual series of three to four “Saturday Evening Family Concerts” in the Great Hall of the Unitarian Congregation featuring local, professional musicians and ensembles and their affiliated artists. CMSM also produces “Concert Theatre for Kids”, and more recently, the offshoot program “Tales and Tunes for Toonies” (TT4T). Both programs are designed to use music as a vehicle for learning and to integrate performance content into the school curriculum but TT4T particularly aims to make performing arts logistically and financially available to young students. Since its inception, the annual number of performances in this series has always been contingent on the funding available and therefore can range from three to eighty. In 2011 CMSM initiated a new series of twelve informal concerts “Out and About” the Mississauga community with professional ensembles performing in local grocery stores, hospital, libraries, seniors residences, Mississauga Art Gallery, a dental office and Mississauga’s Celebration Square. All of CMSM’s programs are designed to inspire audiences for the future and to keep the love of live, professional classical music and theatre performances alive and accessible in our community.