From the Executive Director

Tent Drop

2016, CBMF’s 20th season, is shaping up to be transformative for the festival. In 2015, CBMF executed over 60 + events in 15 locations across the Gunnison Valley (the most in CBMF’S history). Donor, patron and operational fatigue resulted. CBMF’s Read More

Congratulations, Joshua!

Joshua Borths

Joshua Borths is an alumnus of the 2012 Crested Butte Opera Studio. Following his exceptional work as a student, during which he received the Rosalind Jackson Memorial Award, Joshua was invited to return as a staff director for the 2013 Read More

Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace Featured on KBUT

Hear more about the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace in this short piece featured on KBUT Radio: Come experience our spiegeltent and enjoy a variety of musical performances in the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace, featuring violinist Charles Yang, opera and symphony Read More

La Dolce Morte

The Crested Butte Music Festival and the Earle Brown Music Foundation are proud to present the monodrama La Dolce Morte on poems by Michelangelo as the final TIME SPANS event of 2016. Composed by Suzanne Farrin for the renowned International Read More

CBMF OUTREACH: “Concert and Questions”

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On Friday March 18, one of CBMF’s board members, violinist Wendy Cieslak, and professional cellist Elizabeth Austin participated in CBMF Outreach’s first “Concert and Questions” series at the Crested Butte Community School. The musicians played a wide breadth of music Read More

Behind The Scenes Part 3

behind the scenes part 3

The final part of a three part series introducing our newest team member, Victoria. Parts one and two if you missed either. — Coming around the last curve on the northbound highway, she sees ancient mountains protecting the beautiful valley Read More

Welcome Back, Nancy!

Nancy Livingston was born in California and began playing violin at a very early age, inspired by the musical talents of her grandfather and great-grandfather. Nancy received her bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Northern Arizona University and joined the Read More

Samuel Park

Born in Germany but of Korean descent, Samuel Park received his earliest musical training in various parts of Europe. A graduate of The Juilliard School, his exceptional musicianship has earned him a reputation as an artist who, in addition to Read More

Behind The Scenes – Part 2

Victoria Graphic behind the scenes (Part 2)

Part 2 of a three part series introducing our newest team member, Victoria. Part one can be found here if you missed it. — Victoria is happy. Satisfied with years of joy, dancing and community, she feels content as she Read More