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Norwalk Youth Chamber Ensembles (NYCE) is a youth chamber music program focused on string quartet music and improvisation run by professional chamber musician, soloist, composer, and educator, Nick Revel. NYCE's mission is to cultivate creativity, confidence, self-expression, and leadership in students through chamber music and improvisation. The program is a fully independent organization. If you, your student, or your child are a middle/high school-aged violinist, violist, or cellist at Suzuki book 4 (or equivalent), we would love to have you! We’re located at the Warner Center on the St. Paul’s on the Green complex in Norwalk CT. Get directions here. Check out our Facebook Page

Basic Information

  • Chamber groups meet every Thursday afternoon (except holidays) from September-June at St. Paul's on the Green in Norwalk.

  • Coachings are one-hour long. Students work directly with Nick Revel or special guests.

  • The year is divided into two semesters of 18-19 weeks, 60-minutes each. Tuition is paid per semester.

  • Mandatory chamber music recitals take place three times per year: November, April, and June.

  • Extra performance opportunities may emerge (senior center, receptions, conferences, conventions, etc..)

  • Interested students or their parents should contact Nick Revel to request more information, availability, and an audition.

The first recital will be on Sunday November 10th at 2:00pm at

Bridgeview Assisted Living in Norwalk.

Watch Past performances

Watch clips from rehearsal

Fun Facts about My chamber students

  • I have formed and coached 6 different ensembles consisting of over 25 students through the course of 7 years

  • My chamber students have performed in over 40 different recitals and gigs collectively

  • They have performed works of 20 different composers, including arrangements of popular video-game musics, and 2 original world-premieres by students playing within the ensembles.