The Sembrich

Our Mission


Paul Meyerheim, “Marcella Sembrich”, 1890 oil portrait

The Marcella Sembrich Memorial Association, founded in 1940, honors international opera singer Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935) at her former teaching studio and woodland retreat on Lake George. Our mission is to:

• Preserve and protect the museum collection, historical significance and legacy of Marcella  Sembrich;

• Foster an appreciation for classical music, opera and the arts;

• Provide educational and performance opportunities to promote the study of classical music.