Chamber music is a part of the classical literature that has always held a special place in Robert Rudié’s heart. He dreamed of showcasing this music in small settings, as composers had intended. In 1988, Mr. Rudié presented Austin’s first professional chamber music concerts in private homes under auspices of the Austin Chamber Music Center. But his vision for chamber music encompassed the future as well as the present, and he was concerned that student string players in public schools
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.