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The Emerald Coast Chamber Music Festival and Institute is recognized by the federal government as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, that is committed to serving its local community and preparing young classical musicians for a career in music.  Here are three ways that you can support this program:

1.  Donate

ECCMF is committed to bringing the highest quality of musical performers and teachers to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College, as well as keeping costs of admissions low for students and concert patrons.  A tax-deductible donation is one way to support this organization.  These donations go directly towards our operating expenses and help to grow our student scholarship fund.  If you would like to make a donation online, please click the following button:









You may also choose to donate in-person or by mail.  Before doing so, please contact: 


Donations can be mailed to:

Attn: Nicholas Hatt

Emerald Coast Chamber Music Festival, Corp.

PO Box 129

Niceville, FL 32588

2.  Volunteer

We're always on the lookout for individuals with a heart to help.  If you are interested in assisting in the festival's daily operations in some way, please contact: 

3.  Become a Host Family

Love interacting with young musicians?  Please consider offering a room in your home to house one of the Young Artists from the Chamber Music Institute.  Music programs that have options for students to live with a host family offer a far more personal and fulfilling experience for all involved!  If you are interested in hosting a student, please contact:

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