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Montclair, NJ 07042


CMS-NJ is an organization comprised of young professional musicians. Throughout the year, we will provide the community with chamber music concerts as well as partnering with public schools and other non-profits. Part of our educational outreach will be introduce and promote chamber music to students of all ages with various clinics, master classes, and recitals.

Current Artists

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Lily Holgate

Violinist Lily Holgate is an active performer and freelancer living in New York City. She has performed with the NOVUS NY Orchestra of Trinity Wall Street, the Mimesis Ensemble and with Capital City Concerts in Montpelier, VT. Lily is a regular guest artist with CMS-NJ and is a founding member of the Puck Quartet, which will perform in May 2017 with the Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society. Lily received her Bachelor of Music from SUNY Purchase where she studied with Laurie Smukler and Carmit Zori.

Kenneth Trotter

Kenneth Trotter began his violin studies in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Music in violin performance from SUNY Purchase, where he studied wth Carmit Zori and Laurie Smukler.  Kenneth is also an active freelancer and a member of the Puck Quartet. 

Jordan Fusco

Jordan Fusco is an active performer, freelancer, and teacher in the North Jersey area.  A passionate chamber musician, she is a founding member and violist of the Vramensco Quartet along with co-founder of CMS-NJ.  She hold’s a bachelor’s degree in violin and an Artist Diploma in viola from Montclair State University.  Mrs. Fusco recently obtained her Master’s degree in viola performance from Mannes College under the tutelage of Paul Neubauer.  As a violinist, Jordan is an active commercial musician.  She regularly performs at the Papermill Playhouse and recently held a chair in the orchestra of the off-Broadway show Once Upon a Mattress.


Liam Veuve

Cellist Liam Veuve is an active performer and freelancer who has performed in a wide array of settings, including orchestral and chamber music in Carnegie Hall, a solo performance in Avery Fisher Hall, and concerts in Severance Hall in Cleveland.  Liam is a founding member of the Puck Quartet, and has recently appeared as a guest artist with CMS-NJ, the Manchester Music Festival, and the Canyonlands New Music Ensemble, among others.  He was selected as a fellow of the Louis Moreau Institute for New Music in 2015 and 2016. Liam is currently on cello faculty at United Nations International School, and holds degrees from New York University, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and SUNY Purchase.