Resident Performers

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Crown City String Quartet
The Crown City String Quartet has been the premier group featured in the HDCM Concert Series and an audience favorite since its debut in the High Desert Chamber Music inaugural concert. Founded in 2007, their performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. This Pasadena-based group performs regularly in a number of chamber music series in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest.
Isabelle LaForêt Senger
Violinist Isabelle LaForêt Senger is an active chamber musician and founding member of the Crown City String Quartet. She currently serves as Executive Director of High Desert Chamber Music.
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Kevin Kumar
Kevin Kumar has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, among numerous other orchestras. Kumar has also been active as an orchestral player, serving as Concertmaster of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra under Valeri Gergiev and Semyon Bychkov in tours throughout major European cultural centers.
Carrie Holzman-Little
Carrie has spent the past twenty years as a member of the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene, Oregon under the direction of Helmuth Rilling.In addition to her work as a performer, Ms. Holzman-Little holds the position of Personnel Manager of the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Music Paradigm, and Orchestra Santa Monica.
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Dane Little
Cellist Dane Little is a native of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor of Music from Washington State University. After studies with Stephen Kates in Baltimore and Claus Adam in Aspen, Mr. Little came to Los Angeles to study with Robert Martin at the California Institute of the Arts, where he earned a Masters of Fine Arts.