June 25, 2021

Meet our virtual faculty!

PRIZM arose from hibernation in spring 2021 ready to play on. This year, we are thrilled to expand our reach to students interested in other facets […]
June 16, 2021

PRIZM plays on in the Memphis Flyer

Now in its 12th year of music instruction, the PRIZM Ensemble (, centered on the strings, woodwinds, and brass of chamber music, is one of the […]
June 11, 2021

Camp Instructor Spotlight: Martin McCain

With an impressive range across musical genres, Martin McCain maintains a versatile performance schedule as a soloist, recording artist, chamber, orchestral, jazz/commercial musician and educator. As […]
June 7, 2021

Camp Instructor Spotlight: Wen Yih “Andy” Yu

Sharing his passions, Andy Yu not only spends his time teaching the youth of the orchestra world, but he also has the honor of performing violin […]
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, […]
June 3, 2021

Camp Instructor Spotlight: Yennifer Correia

Talk about experience – Yennifer is not only a violinist who has performed worldwide, but she also has built a versatile career as an orchestral musician, […]
May 27, 2021

Camp Instructor Spotlight: David Spencer

There’s no debate – David is the “trumpet OG” of PRIZM Ensemble. Since our founding in 2005, he’s been involved in PRIZM’s year-round educational outreach programs […]
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 […]
May 5, 2021

PRIZM in High Ground News

Our executive director, Rod, chats with High Ground News about our 2021 Summer Camp and virtual programming and why it’s essential to our community. Read more […]