News

August 18, 2022

2022 PRIZM Fest introduced new celebrations to 12 years of traditions

After 12 years of providing Memphis youth access to high-quality music education, this year’s PRIZM Summer Camp and International Chamber Music Festival hit a high note […]
August 8, 2022

A new era for PRIZM Ensemble

Our former chair Dr. Abby Parrill-Baker recently stepped down to dedicate her time fully in her new role as Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and […]
December 17, 2021

Winter Festival Faculty Spotlight: Brianna Allen

PRIZM’s Winter Festival is just around the corner! Are you ready to meet our talented instructors, participate in a fun-filled weekend and listen to gorgeous chamber […]
August 18, 2021

Meet our new executive director!

Our board of directors is pleased to announce Gavin Wigginson as PRIZM Ensemble’s new executive director! He will oversee all operations and strategic direction for PRIZM, […]
July 30, 2021

Turning the page on a new PRIZM chapter

After a challenging year and a triumphant return to PRIZM Ensemble’s highly anticipated summer camp and international chamber music festival, it is time we close another […]
July 2, 2021

Bidding adieu to Rod Vester

When I walked through the doors of PRIZM five years ago, I had no idea that my life would be profoundly impacted and transformed for the […]
June 16, 2021

PRIZM plays on in the Memphis Flyer

Now in its 12th year of music instruction, the PRIZM Ensemble (prizmensemble.org), centered on the strings, woodwinds, and brass of chamber music, is one of the […]
June 7, 2021

Learn about PRIZM summer programs in CityCURRENT

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Rod Vester, Executive Director of PRIZM Ensemble in Memphis, Tennessee, who highlights the nonprofit’s mission and efforts to build diverse community through chamber music education, […]
May 10, 2021

Meet your new director of operations and educational programming

We’re excited to introduce Dr. Marissa Manthongkham as PRIZM’s new director of operations and education programming. Marissa will coordinate PRIZM’s various educational outreach projects, including the 2021 […]