News

2017 Summer Season Announced

Identity Unmasked

Identity Unmasked When surrounded by ageless and immovable peaks, one is afforded the opportunity to explore and reconnect with the outdoors. For many of us, these rites define the summer season. Artists of the Romantic Period (and we’re all Romantics, Read More

Opera Children’s Chorus Announced and Other March News

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE OPERA CHILDREN’S CHORUS Find your voice here. JUNE 26-JULY 15, 2017 The Opera Children’s Chorus (OCC) is a unique, three-week intensive performance program for talented young singers aged 8-18. READ MORE. NEW ORCHESTRAL FELLOWS PROGRAM Read More

Sound Hearth

Tickets can be purchased here.

Introducing The CBMF Orchestral Fellows Program

Orchestral Fellows Program

One of the great perks of being a musician is the opportunity to take residence in stunning locales during the summer season. While studying at conservatory and directly after as an early-career artist (wait – I’m still an early-career musician!), Read More

February News – Opera Tickets Now on Sale!

OPERA TICKETS NOW ON SALE Laugh while you learn how to say “Tulipatan” and “Gianni Schicchi” with the opera stars of tomorrow in this hilarious double bill. Hint: (too-lee-pa-tahn) (john-ee ski-kee) Three performances only: Thursday, July 13 to Saturday, July Read More

Crested Butte Chamber Music Intensive, Year 1

CB Chamber Music Intensive

Having both an active performance and teaching schedule is one of the most appealing aspects of my career. Both career paths exist for the benefit of the other, as the teacher-performer relationship is cyclical. For example, I might notice an Read More

Support the NEA + NEH

Dear Friends, As many of you may know, the White House is considering defunding the most important government programs that support and celebrate the arts in America: the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Read More

January News

2016 Annual Report Take a look back on the 20th season and the year in review with CBMF’s 2016 Annual Report, viewable here. Alumni Update Colin Ramsey: bass-baritone Colin Ramsey as Raimondo in Opera San José’s 2016 production of Lucia Read More

2016 Fall/Winter Update

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THE MIRROR PALACE IS BACK IN 2017! Unrivaled in beauty and mesmerizing in singularity, the Mirror Palace returns to Mt. Crested Butte for another season of outstanding performances! The Music Festival’s summer home allows for unique, multi-sensory experiences and various Read More

Drumroll Please…Announcing our Artistic Directors

Emily and Erik

Please join me in welcoming Emily & Erik Peterson as co-Artistic Directors of the Crested Butte Music Festival. A deep consideration of the Festival’s past and path forward lead to the unanimous selection and appointment of these two talented individuals Read More