Founded in 1961 by brothers Andrew and Thomas Wolf, Bay Chamber Concerts features world-renowned artists year-round. During July and August, the Summer Music Festival brings classical, jazz and film events to the historic Rockport Opera House and Strand Theatre in Rockland. Throughout the rest of the year, the Performing Arts Series features classical, jazz, world music and dance events. Bay Chamber is also committed to providing educational opportunities to students of all ages. The Bay Chamber Community Music School offers private instruction, orchestral opportunities, and other music education to local musicians and community members of all ages and abilities. For over 50 years, Bay Chamber Concerts has awarded annual prizes and performance opportunities to young Maine Musicians.