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BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO

The Breckenridge Music Festival: Behind The Scenes At a World-Class Music Event

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Program #4661RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Elevation Note
Breckenridge is at 9,600ft

Itinerary for Aug 5 — Aug 10, 2014

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Type: Other

Description: Generally Road Scholar participants will stay at various condominiums within lodges in close proximity to the central performance venue, in two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Participants will share a kitchen and living space with another couple or single participant (s). Couples will be accommodated in rooms with either a king or queen bed. Singles will be accommodated two to a bedroom with two single beds unless a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom and bathroom. The condominium units are privately owned so each is unique. Each condominium has a living room with gas-burning fireplace, and a complete kitchen stocked with cooking and eating utensils as well as a microwave oven. At check in, participants receive their condominium keys and lodging information packets and if they are traveling by Colorado Mountain Express, the van driver will take them to their condominium unit. Bathroom: Each couple will have their own bathroom. Two singles who share a bedroom (double occupancy) will also share a bathroom. If a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom (single occupancy) he/she will also have a private bathroom. Elevators: There are elevators in most condominium complexes.

Contact info:
150 W Adams
Breckenridge, CO 80424 USA
phone: 970-453-9142
Facility amenities: The Town of Breckenridge is a resort town. The condominium units that Road Scholar participants stay in are typically mid-to-high-end condos that are fully furnished with clothes washing/drying facilities and exercise rooms available in the condominium complexes. The condominium complexes are typically central to the town center and only a few blocks from the performance venues.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $100-150 p/n when available
Upon request, the program provider Breckenridge Music Festival, will make recommendations for lodging for additional nights either before or after the program. It is the responsibility of the participant to make the reservations if additional nights are desired. The cost of additional nights lodging is not included in the RS program cost.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day One: Tuesday, August 05 - Welcome dinner and orientation
Note: Check in day

Lunch: 1:00-4:00PM- Registration/Check-In. Location: TBD- Registrants will be notified of location and details.

Dinner: 5:00PM Carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts from Lodging Sites to Restaurant

Lodging: Breckenridge Music Festival Lodging

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Generally Road Scholar participants will stay at various condominiums within lodges in close proximity to the central performance venue, in two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Participants will share a kitchen and living space with another couple or single participant (s). Couples will be accommodated in rooms with either a king or queen bed. Singles will be accommodated two to a bedroom with two single beds unless a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom and bathroom. The condominium units are privately owned so each is unique. Each condominium has a living room with gas-burning fireplace, and a complete kitchen stocked with cooking and eating utensils as well as a microwave oven. At check in, participants receive their condominium keys and lodging information packets and if they are traveling by Colorado Mountain Express, the van driver will take them to their condominium unit. Bathroom: Each couple will have their own bathroom. Two singles who share a bedroom (double occupancy) will also share a bathroom. If a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom (single occupancy) he/she will also have a private bathroom. Elevators: There are elevators in most condominium complexes.

Contact info:
150 W Adams
Breckenridge, CO 80424 USA
phone: 970-453-9142
Facility amenities: The Town of Breckenridge is a resort town. The condominium units that Road Scholar participants stay in are typically mid-to-high-end condos that are fully furnished with clothes washing/drying facilities and exercise rooms available in the condominium complexes. The condominium complexes are typically central to the town center and only a few blocks from the performance venues.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $100-150 p/n when available
Upon request, the program provider Breckenridge Music Festival, will make recommendations for lodging for additional nights either before or after the program. It is the responsibility of the participant to make the reservations if additional nights are desired. The cost of additional nights lodging is not included in the RS program cost.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Two: Wednesday, August 06 - Orientation Festival Admin presentation Best of B...
Orientation Festival Admin presentation Best of Brass Concert “A Chat with the Maestro” with Gerhardt Zimmermann Best of Brass Music Concert *subject to change

Note: Rehearsal:1 A Chat with the Maestro: 1 Brass Music Concert: 1 Festival Admin Lecture: 1

Breakfast: Items provided to eat on own at lodging site.

Morning: 9:00- 10:00 AM Road Scholar Week Orientation * carpools will be arranged from lodges to Road Scholar daily meeting location
10:15-11:15 AM Festival Administration presentation at Road Scholar daily meeting location. Interactive Session with BMF Executive Director, Personnel Director-Librarian, Administrative-Marketing-Blue River Series Director, Development Director, Administrative/Marketing Interns, Board President * subject to change

Lunch: 11:30 AM Pick up of Box Lunches at Road Scholar daily meeting location

Afternoon: 1:00-1:45 PM Interactive session with BMF Musician String Quartet at Road Scholar daily meeting location
2:00-3:00 PM A Chat with Maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann at Road Scholar daily meeting location *subject to change
3:30-4:30 PM Optional Open BMF Rehearsal at Riverwalk Center

Dinner: 5:00 PM Carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts from lodging sites to Mi Casa Restaurant for Dinner

Evening: 7:30 PM BMF “Best of Brass” Concert at Riverwalk Center * Post-concert carpools to lodging sites

Lodging: Breckenridge Music Festival Lodging

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Generally Road Scholar participants will stay at various condominiums within lodges in close proximity to the central performance venue, in two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Participants will share a kitchen and living space with another couple or single participant (s). Couples will be accommodated in rooms with either a king or queen bed. Singles will be accommodated two to a bedroom with two single beds unless a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom and bathroom. The condominium units are privately owned so each is unique. Each condominium has a living room with gas-burning fireplace, and a complete kitchen stocked with cooking and eating utensils as well as a microwave oven. At check in, participants receive their condominium keys and lodging information packets and if they are traveling by Colorado Mountain Express, the van driver will take them to their condominium unit. Bathroom: Each couple will have their own bathroom. Two singles who share a bedroom (double occupancy) will also share a bathroom. If a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom (single occupancy) he/she will also have a private bathroom. Elevators: There are elevators in most condominium complexes.

Contact info:
150 W Adams
Breckenridge, CO 80424 USA
phone: 970-453-9142
Facility amenities: The Town of Breckenridge is a resort town. The condominium units that Road Scholar participants stay in are typically mid-to-high-end condos that are fully furnished with clothes washing/drying facilities and exercise rooms available in the condominium complexes. The condominium complexes are typically central to the town center and only a few blocks from the performance venues.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $100-150 p/n when available
Upon request, the program provider Breckenridge Music Festival, will make recommendations for lodging for additional nights either before or after the program. It is the responsibility of the participant to make the reservations if additional nights are desired. The cost of additional nights lodging is not included in the RS program cost.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Three: Thursday, August 07 - BMF Musician sessions Chamber Music Optional excu...
BMF Musician sessions Chamber Music Optional excursions and lectures *subject to change

Note: BMF Rehearsal: 2 BMF Interactive Session with Musicians: 2 Breckenridge History & Public Art Tour: 1 Breckenridge Carter Museum & Barney Ford Museum Tour: 1

Breakfast: Gift card provided to purchase groceries at City Market for breakfast items to eat on own at lodging site

Morning: 9:30-10:30 AM Interactive session with BMF Sectional Musicians at Road Scholar daily meeting location * Road Scholar Hosts will provide transportation from lodging sites to meeting location

Lunch: 11:30 Box Lunch at Road Scholar daily meeting location or Riverwalk Center

Afternoon: Optional Activity: 1:30-4:00 PM BMF Orchestra Open Rehearsal at Riverwalk Center
Optional Activity: 2:30-4:00 PM Guided Breckenridge History and Public Art Tour gathering at the Fuqua Livery Stable
Optional Activity: 2:30-4:00 PM Guided visits to the Barney Ford House and Carter Museum (Road Scholar Hosts will provide carpools for those participants who do not choose to walk)
4:00-5PM Brass Trio- River Mt. Lodge

Dinner: 5:00 PM Carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts from lodging sites to dinner at the home of BMF Board Members, Carol and Charlie Simpson

Evening: 7:00 PM “A Intimate Evening of Music” with a BMF Trio or Quartet at the Simpson home * Carpools provided back to lodging sites

Lodging: Breckenridge Music Festival Lodging

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Generally Road Scholar participants will stay at various condominiums within lodges in close proximity to the central performance venue, in two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Participants will share a kitchen and living space with another couple or single participant (s). Couples will be accommodated in rooms with either a king or queen bed. Singles will be accommodated two to a bedroom with two single beds unless a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom and bathroom. The condominium units are privately owned so each is unique. Each condominium has a living room with gas-burning fireplace, and a complete kitchen stocked with cooking and eating utensils as well as a microwave oven. At check in, participants receive their condominium keys and lodging information packets and if they are traveling by Colorado Mountain Express, the van driver will take them to their condominium unit. Bathroom: Each couple will have their own bathroom. Two singles who share a bedroom (double occupancy) will also share a bathroom. If a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom (single occupancy) he/she will also have a private bathroom. Elevators: There are elevators in most condominium complexes.

Contact info:
150 W Adams
Breckenridge, CO 80424 USA
phone: 970-453-9142
Facility amenities: The Town of Breckenridge is a resort town. The condominium units that Road Scholar participants stay in are typically mid-to-high-end condos that are fully furnished with clothes washing/drying facilities and exercise rooms available in the condominium complexes. The condominium complexes are typically central to the town center and only a few blocks from the performance venues.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $100-150 p/n when available
Upon request, the program provider Breckenridge Music Festival, will make recommendations for lodging for additional nights either before or after the program. It is the responsibility of the participant to make the reservations if additional nights are desired. The cost of additional nights lodging is not included in the RS program cost.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Four: Friday, August 08 - BMF Musician sessions Festival Production present...
BMF Musician sessions Festival Production presentation Optional activities Family Symphony Concert *subject to change

Note: Interactive session with Musicians and Staff: 2 BMFO Rehearsal: 1 BMFO Concert: 1

Breakfast: Breakfast: Gift card provided to purchase items to eat on own at lodging site

Morning: 8:30-9:30 AM Interactive session with BMF Musicians at Riverwalk Center * carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts from lodging sitesbr> 10-11:00 AM Festival Production at Riverwalk Center Backstage

Lunch: 11:30 AM Box Lunches at Riverwalk Center-Blue River Plaza

Afternoon: 12:30-3:00 PM Optional Activity- Open BMF Orchestra Rehearsal for Family Concert at Riverwalk Center

Dinner: 4:00 PM Carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts from lodging sites to dinner at Taddeo’s Restaurant, 655 South Park Avenue

Evening: 6:00 PM BMF’s Free Family Concert, Stookey: Lemony Snicket’s “The Composer is Dead” at Riverwalk Center * Road Scholar Hosts will provide post-concert carpools to lodging sites

Lodging: Breckenridge Music Festival Lodging

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Generally Road Scholar participants will stay at various condominiums within lodges in close proximity to the central performance venue, in two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Participants will share a kitchen and living space with another couple or single participant (s). Couples will be accommodated in rooms with either a king or queen bed. Singles will be accommodated two to a bedroom with two single beds unless a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom and bathroom. The condominium units are privately owned so each is unique. Each condominium has a living room with gas-burning fireplace, and a complete kitchen stocked with cooking and eating utensils as well as a microwave oven. At check in, participants receive their condominium keys and lodging information packets and if they are traveling by Colorado Mountain Express, the van driver will take them to their condominium unit. Bathroom: Each couple will have their own bathroom. Two singles who share a bedroom (double occupancy) will also share a bathroom. If a single participant has requested and paid for a private bedroom (single occupancy) he/she will also have a private bathroom. Elevators: There are elevators in most condominium complexes.

Contact info:
150 W Adams
Breckenridge, CO 80424 USA
phone: 970-453-9142
Facility amenities: The Town of Breckenridge is a resort town. The condominium units that Road Scholar participants stay in are typically mid-to-high-end condos that are fully furnished with clothes washing/drying facilities and exercise rooms available in the condominium complexes. The condominium complexes are typically central to the town center and only a few blocks from the performance venues.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $100-150 p/n when available
Upon request, the program provider Breckenridge Music Festival, will make recommendations for lodging for additional nights either before or after the program. It is the responsibility of the participant to make the reservations if additional nights are desired. The cost of additional nights lodging is not included in the RS program cost.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Five: Saturday, August 09 - BMF Musician sessions, Option tours and activitie...
BMF Musician sessions, Option tours and activities, Historical Society presentation and Orchestra concert *subject to change

Note: Interactive Session with Musicians: 1

Breakfast: Breakfast: Gift card provided for grocery items to eat on own

Morning: 9:30-10:30 AM Interactive Session with BMF Musicians at Road Scholar daily meeting location
10:45-11:15 Summit Historical Society presentation

Lunch: 11:30 AM Box Lunch at Road Scholar daily meeting location

Afternoon: 12:30- 4:30 PM Optional Activities: 12:30-3:00 PM Open BMF Orchestra Dress Rehearsal at Riverwalk Center 1:30 PM Washington Mine Tour with Breckenridge Heritage Alliance guide 12:30-4:30 PM High Altitude Garden Tour or Peak 8 Gondola ride and nature walk

Dinner: 5:00 PM “Wine Down” Dinner ~ Carpools provided by Road Scholar hosts from lodging sites to dinner location

Evening: 7:30 PM BMF Orchestra Concert “Spring, Summer and Jupiter Symphony” at Riverwalk Center * Post-concert carpools provided by Road Scholar Hosts to lodging sites

Lodging: Breckenridge Music Festival Lodging

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Sunday, August 10 - Check out
Note: Check out

Breakfast: Breakfast: Gift card provided for items to eat on own at lodging site

Morning: 10:00 AM Checkout

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
10 Performances

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