Community Engagement

Radius Ensemble's community engagement program includes a free concert for young children at the Cambridge Public Library; free tickets for members of the community for whom price is a barrier to access; and the mentoring of chamber music-loving teens at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.  




Free Family Concert 

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11 a.m.
Curious George Room
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway

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This concert is made possible by the Howard and Katherine Aibel Foundation. 




Free Community Tickets

Each season, Radius Ensemble offers, free of charge, 5% of its subscription series tickets to disadvantaged children and their parents or mentors who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend concerts. Radius Ensemble also donates subscriptions to charity auctions throughout the Boston area. 

Among the many organizations receiving free tickets:
Cambridge Rindge & Latin School (scroll down to learn more about our partnership)
Cambridge Youth Centers
New School of Music
North Cambridge Family Opera
Performing Arts Center of the Metrowest
Project Foster Grandparent
Project STEP
Refugee Immigration Ministry
Waltham Boys & Girls Club
and more!

    If you would like your organization to be considered for our free ticket program, email us.

    Radius Ensemble is also proud to be one of the inaugural partners in the Mass Cultural Council'sCultureRx Initiative and Card to Culture program—a collaboration among the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector. 
    EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare cardholders may request 2 complimentary tickets per concert. Please follow the links above or contact us for further information. See the full list of participating organizations offering EBTWIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.




    Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

    Radius Ensemble is delighted to announce a new partnership (2017) with its local public high school, Cambridge Rindge & Latin (CRLS), including:

    ⦁  Free tickets for students and their parents or mentors
    ⦁  Advanced copies of the program notes and suggested recordings
    ⦁  Radius musicians in the classroom to perform, talk, or coach chamber music
    ⦁  Chamber music mentoring, including masterclasses and administrative internships
    ⦁  Open rehearsals and special events

    Cambridge Rindge & Latin School is a racially diverse school with a significant percentage of economically disadvantaged students (27.4%). View the complete school profile at the Massachusetts Department of Education website. Contact our outreach manager, horn player Anne Howarth, for more information or to get involved. 

    This program is made possible thanks to the generosity of Julie & Charles Davidson.