About Us

Established in 2004, and incorporated in 2009 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, Forte exists to bring world-class chamber musicians to perform concerts beneficial to the educational and cultural welfare of central Virginia. Over the past seasons we have been fortunate to have medalists from numerous international competitions as well as Grammy award winners and nominees.


Dudley Marks – President
Naomi Amos – Vice President
Jane Henderson Massie – Secretary
Jacquie Glanz – Treasurer

Diane Garmey
Margaret Anne Hill
Shanda Horner
Farah Marks
Sharyn Marks
Alex Newmark
Marc Schewel
Laura Webb