The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester (SCMR) is the oldest, most prestigious chamber music society in the Rochester area. SCMR is a volunteer organization that provides an opportunity for the community to hear musicians of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the faculty of the Eastman School of Music, as well as selected local and visiting artists, in performances of the great works of chamber music of all periods and styles. In addition to concerts, SCMR has an award winning outreach program for primary and secondary school students, in which students participate in conversations with the musicians. SCMR also hosts Young Composers Competitions for high school and college students. The student winners receive a performance in an SCMR concert and a cash prize.