2022-2023 Season

The Ashland Chamber Music Society is thrilled to offer you a unique blend of superb performances this season, from classical to contemporary to Balkan-inspired! Tickets are still only $15 per concert, except for the Messiah performance, which is free to all. Patrons can purchase a season five-pass for $60 and receive one concert at no cost. And, students always attend for free at every ACMS production!

To obtain your tickets, contact acms.bh.22@gmail.com or purchase at the ticket table the night of the concert. ACMS now accepts credit and debit cards, as well as cash and checks. 

Join us for a season of beautiful sounds!

 Pro Arte String Quartet, Friday, October 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m., United Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughan Ave., Ashland, WI—Welcome back this excellent quartet and enjoy an evening of traditional and new classical works. Pro Arte is an ensemble-in-residence from the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music

Twin Ports Choral Project, Friday, November 4, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 201 Lake Shore Dr. East, Ashland, WI—A favorite of Chequamegon Bay audiences, Twin Ports comes to us from Duluth, MN, bringing a varied program of choral music exploring the dreams, hopes, and wishes that mark the human experience. 

Handel’s Messiah, Friday, December 16, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 201 Lake Shore Dr. East, Ashland, WI—This very popular, free community concert returns to Chequamegon Bay! Performed by a 20-piece chamber orchestra and soloists performing arias, audience members are encouraged to also sing, with choral books provided. 

Drew Shamus, Friday, February 17, 2023, 7:30 p.m., United Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughan Ave., Ashland, WI—Experience a life-journey told in original songs and poetry, blending vocals and instrumentals in a range of musical styles, from folk to classical, to jazz, and rock.

Orkestar Bez Ime, Saturday, March 25, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Alvord Theater at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave. South, Ashland, WI—Join a festive evening of Eastern European and Romani music, with space for dancing if the music so moves you! OBI’s repertoire reaches from Albania to Ukraine, with plenty of stops in between.

Bay Area Chamber Ensemble & Friends, Friday, April 22, 2023, 7:30 p.m., United Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughan Ave., Ashland, WI—Welcome the return of spring with area musicians performing Shubert’s Trout Quintet and other classics.