The Aspen Music Festival and School is a classical music festival held annually in Aspen, Colorado. It is famous for its musical training and concert programming. It offers a wide range of classes, programs, recitals, and other activities.
The Aspen Music Festival and School were founded in 1949 by Chicago businessman Walter Paepcke and Elizabeth Paepcke as a two-week bicentennial celebration of the 18th-century German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
The event, which included both intellectual forums and musical performances, was such a success that it led to the formation of the Aspen Institute And the Aspen Music Festival and School.
The annual summer season is from the beginning of July till the end of August, which holds more than 400 music programs. Students participate in lessons, coaching, and public performances in orchestras, operas, and chamber music.
Some of the must-see programs of the festival include the Aspen Festival Orchestra’s performance, Aspen Chamber Symphony performance, Special event Recital by Members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and Recital from the Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute.
There are other classes to attend during the festival like the Tunes & Tales children musical storytime.