Staff & Board


About Our Artistic Director


A resident of both New York City and the Shenandoah Valley, cellist James Wilson has been a familiar face in the Richmond music scene since 1990. Mr. Wilson was a member of the Shanghai String Quartet and artist-in-residence at the University of Richmond from 1990 to 2000. He also taught in the Music Department of Virginia Commonwealth University from 2001 to 2004. In the summer of 2004, Mr. Wilson relocated to New York City, where he maintains a busy schedule of performing and teaching at Columbia University. That same year, Mr. Wilson helped form the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia to promote the ongoing performance and study of chamber music. CMSCVA remains an important and creative part of Mr. Wilson’s life, and keeps him professionally active in a city that remains dear to his heart.

About Our Administrative Coordinator

Eric Price comes from a strong background in audio, video, and music production. He graduated from James Madison University in 2013, earning a degree in music industry with a piano concentration. In the summer of 2013 he interned in New York for a sound production studio, during this internship Eric gained experience doing production audio for documentaries, short films, and live events. This internship also gave him the opportunity to work in audio and video post- production and media management. After graduating Eric started his own production business that specialized in recording classical recitals, filming interviews or events, and freelance photography. He also writes and records his own music, which has been used in collaboration with modern dance choreography and in some independent films. Eric moved to Richmond in the spring of 2014 and works as the Director of Technology and Media at River Road UMC and as a Photojournalist at WTVR/CBS 6.


President, Mary Boodell
Vice President, Jennifer Cable
Secretary, Phyllis McCafferty
Treasurer, James Wilson

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia Board of Directors

Mary Boodell
Jennifer Cable
Phyllis McCafferty
James Wilson
Peter Gilbert
Susan Johnson O’Neil

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