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

Behind The Scenes

behind the scenes - Victoria

Part one of a three part series introducing our newest team member, Victoria. — She sets the tables and lights the candles for the evening – the guests will be arriving soon. Dancers flutter down the hall and rush to Read More

Congratulations, Sarah!

“The star of the show” —Opera Today on Sarah Tucker’s appearance in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Arizona Opera   Sarah Tucker is an alumna of the 2014 and 2015 Crested Butte Opera Studio. Sarah has become a leading soprano with the Arizona Opera Studio Read More

Sam Budish

Samuel Budish is a New York City-based percussionist who actively performs in a wide variety of musical traditions. He is a frequent guest with the New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera and has also performed with Orpheus, the Read More

Jaymee Haefner

Jaymee Haefner

Harpist Jaymee Haefner is returning as part of the Festival Symphony Orchestra for her ninth summer! Her performances have been described by Daniel Buckley as possessing “an air of dreamy lyricism… interlocking melody lines with the deftness of a dancer’s Read More