Tony Checchia to Receive National Service Award from CMA

By jacob on November 30, 2010

We're proud to announce that Tony Checchia, Artistic Director of PCMS, will receive a special honor this January at the Chamber Music America conference.  Tony, who founded PCMS in 1986, has also helped to lead the famed Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont for some 50 years.  In honor of Marlboro's 60th Anniversary, Tony and his colleague Frank Salomon will receive the Richard P. Bogomolny National Service Award.    Details on the award, as well as a special celebratory concert taking place, can be found below.

Tony Checchia and Frank Salomon

with a Concert Honoring 60 Years of Marlboro Music
Saturday, January 15, 8:00 pm - Symphony Space, Broadway & 95th Street

Tickets may also be ordered directly from Symphony Space.

The Saturday-evening concert brings together Marlboro alumni in celebration of the Marlboro Festival’s 60th Anniversary. Among the program's highlights are Heitor Villa-Lobos's Bachianas Brasileiras, with soprano Lucy Shelton and eight cellists, including Timothy Eddy, Peter Wileyand Marcy Rosen.  Also on the program are June Han, Richard Stoltzman, Tara Helen O'Connor, Martin Beaver, Kikuei Ikeda, Kazuhide Isomura, Clive Greensmith, and members of the Orion and the former Guarneri Quartets.

AWARDS BANQUET -- Honoring Anthony P. Checchia and Frank Salomon with the Richard P. Bogomolny National Service Award
Westin New York - 270 W, 43rd St. - Sunday, January 16, 7:00 pm

As presenters--jointly in Vermont, and separately in Philadelphia and New York City--Anthony P. Checchia and Frank Salomon have devoted more than half a century to chamber music artists and audiences. As co-administrators of the Marlboro Music School and Festival, they have helped develop one of the world's foremost centers for advanced chamber music studies. Join us in honoring Frank and Tony at the conference's culminating event.

Note: Banquet tickets are limited and available only by advance purchase. Conference registrants may order tickets--and extras for their guests--on the registration form. Non-registrants who plan to attend the banquet only may send a check for $120/person directly to:

Chamber Music America
ATTN: Amanda Vogel
305 Seventh Avenue
New York NY 10001.

Register online at:
Registrants: $90
Non-Registrants: $120
Tables of 10: $1,200