SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 3 p.m.


at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 Chapel Street, Portsmouth

The Altschuler Summer Music Institute develops musicians of all ages through participation in masterclasses, private lessons, and performances with renowned artists. The ASMI Chamber Ensemble is a collaboration between ASMI’s world-renowned faculty and selected young artists. Born in New York City, cellist Allison Eldredge appeared as a soloist with the LA Philharmonic at age 12 and with the NY Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta at age 15. Allison studied at the Juilliard School and is on the Cello Faculty of NE Conservatory, the Boston String Academy, and ASMI. Pianist Thomas Pandolfi studied at The Juilliard School (BM & MM), and has become an audience favorite on the world’s most prestigious stages, including Alice Tully Hall, The Kennedy Center, Kiev Opera House, London’s Cadogan Hall, et al. Maestro Pandolfi is a Steinway Artist. Violinist Emil Altschuler holds degrees from Juilliard and Yale School of Music. He is an active soloist, chamber musician, and concertmaster of the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra.



Admission $25 (in advance or at the door) 


$85 for all four concerts


$250 per person

Each Patron receives a ticket to concert series & post-concert receptions with performers.

Please make checks payable to the Portsmouth Athenaeum.

Send to:

Portsmouth Athenaeum

PO BOX 366, Portsmouth, NH 03802

(Please note PACM on memo line)

The public is invited! All programs subject to change.

Etching by Childe Hassam, 1895-1935, “Done from nature in Miss Dorothy Whitcomb’s car.” Collection of the Portsmouth Athenaeum.

Yet vigorous at the age of 205, the Portsmouth Athenæum is one of only a few non-profit membership libraries remaining in the U.S. Sited at the heart of the town and an active part of the life of the community, we hold manifold lectures, exhibitions and concerts dedicated to the edification and enjoyment of all. Membership and participation are open to everyone