RCMS Information

About Us

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Who We Are

Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society (RCMS) is a non-profit organization located in Ridgecrest, California in the Indian Wells Valley, 155 miles NE of Los Angeles. Our mission is to promote education and awareness of the genre of chamber music and provide opportunities for community members to experience this music in our small desert city. RCMS brings excellent, top rate, professional classical music groups to Ridgecrest for four  to six concerts per season.

The 2021-2022 season will have seven concerts.

Non Profit

As a non-profit organization in Ridgecrest, RCMS is a partner with The United Way as well with the Kern Community Foundation and their Kern Arts Now! Click here to view a Kern Community Foundation video about the RCMS.

If you shop at Amazon, they have a program called “AmazonSmile”.  For most things you buy at Amazon, they will donate .5% of the price to Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society.

Other ways to donate

The Guidestar icon below is an excellent, direct way to directly donate to RCMS through the Guidestar Exchange. Please click to see how you can support RCMS.


Call Karen Haden (760) 371-5936 with RCMS related questions.
Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society
PO Box 264
Ridgecrest, California 93556-0264