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Summer Music Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Colorado College’s 2019 Summer Music Festival, which runs June 2-22, is an intensive three-week program for advanced student musicians who work with world-class faculty to further develop their musical talents. Take a sneak peek!

The festival is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special events and performance collaborations, with festival founders, faculty, and supporters reviewing the festival’s history through a series of videos clips.

Consider all this year’s festival has to offer:

  • 35 musical concerts and presentations (appropriate for the 35th anniversary!)
  • 27 faculty artists
  • 54 festival fellows
  • 6 community outreach concerts
  • 4 pre-concert lectures
  • 50th anniversary of the CC Tour Choir
  • Interviews with more than 25 faculty artists and college faculty
  • 23 returning artists
  • 4 new musicians
  • 1 interactive lobby exhibit

Summer Music Festival faculty include Susan Grace, music director; Virginia Barron, associate director/viola; and Scott Yoo, conductor/violin, See other renown Summer Music Festival faculty.

The festival has brought the very best in chamber and orchestra music to the wider Colorado Springs community since 1984. With nearly 30 concerts in a three-week period, from classical to contemporary, children's concerts and free lunchtime concerts, the festival offers something for everyone.