Objectives and Achievements

1. Enhanced student and staff ethnicity/race, through the continued recruitment of students and staff of color.
2. Enhanced quality of the OPUS program experience by challenging students to meet advanced difficulty levels of chamber music.
3. Enriched quality of the chamber music performed by including the works of lesser-known underrepresented composers.
4. Enhanced sense of accomplishment of the next-generation of chamber musicians as well as support of adult amateur musicians in their desire to return to chamber music.
5. Incorporation of themes of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the community by offering free concerts to underrepresented audiences including seniors and veterans, and by bringing an expanded repertoire of artists.