Week 1 of the Crested Butte Opera Studio

The Crested Butte Opera Studio kicked off its 2017 season on June 12, when nine singers, one pianist and two master vocal teachers came together at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. More than 500 singers auditions for the Read More

Expanding, Inspiring and Fun Experiences for Kids

Music brings people together. It creates essential relationships between all ages and cultures. It is shared by musicians and audiences alike. At once, singular, collective, transformative and superbly human. People are creating situations every day in their lives to see, Read More

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