About us

Now in our 31st season, Tannery Pond Concerts presents chamber music in the heart of the scenic Berkshires. Our mission is to present world-class artists at affordable ticket prices in an intimate setting. Performances are held between May and September. Here you will find the intimacy of a true chamber music environment without long lines or crowded parking lots.  

The outstanding musicians who have appeared in recent seasons at the Tannery include Emanuel Ax, the Tokyo String Quartet, Jeremy Denk, and the Brentano Quartet, among many other of today's leading musicians.

Tannery Pond Concert's Artistic Director, Christian Steiner, is a concert pianist and professional photographer of some of the most notable musicians of our time.

The Tannery, built by the Shakers in 1834, is a renovated barn-like structure of warmly resonant wood with excellent acoustics. Its size fosters an intimate and interactive relationship between audience and artists.  [In 2021, the Tannery foundation is being repaired. We were very fortunate to arrange to have all concerts this season to be at Saint James Church, 117 Hudson Avenue, Chatham, NY.]


Christian Steiner, Artistic Director
Karen Kaczmar, President
Franklin Heller, Vice President
Andrew Humphrey, Vice President & Treasurer
Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, Vice President & Secretary


Cindy Atkins 
Christelle Clement
Lois E. Dickson
Markus Hirnigel
Aven Kerr
Anthony Murad
Cindy Puccio*
Kevin Walsh

Past Presidents

Brenda Adams
Steven T. Atkins
Leslie Teicholz*
Christina Wirth*

* In memoriam


DeeAnn Veeder

Website design

Art Meets Play, LLC
John M. Atkins
Jill Waller