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

And away we go!

From Interim Artistic Director Mark Moorman Tonight, the Crested Butte Music Festival launches its 20th Anniversary Season in our spectacular new home, the Mt. Crested Butte Mirror Palace, a vintage spigeltent brought over from Belgium and installed on the majestic Read More

From the Executive Director

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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