Breckenridge Music Festival: World-Class Music in the Colorado Rockies
Savoring melodic violins is just one part of the 2016 Breckenridge Music Festival. Equally rousing is the inside story of landing world-class music in the Colorado Rockies each summer.
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Program No. 4661RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Experience world-class music in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains as you delight in the sights and sounds of the Breckenridge Music Festival! For more than 35 years, the Breckenridge Music Festival has brought classical, jazz, chamber music, rock and more to this idyllic region. Attend nightly concerts and join festival experts for a look behind the scenes and learn what it takes to produce an event of this caliber.
Activity Level
Walking from three blocks to one mile daily over varied terrain; steps at venues. Elevations up to 9,600 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Framed by the majestic backdrop of the Rockies, attend festival concerts at the indoor 750-seat Riverwalk Center.
  • Delve into the history and art of Breckenridge, a charming Western mining town.
  • With festival insiders, gain insight into the venue, performers and musical repertoire.

General Notes

Concerts and artists to be announced in May. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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David Kaslow
David Kaslow has been fortunate enough to enjoy three careers. The first was as a symphony musician, playing for 18 years in the likes of New York City's Little Orchestra Society and Washington, D.C.’s National Symphony Orchestra. The second was as professor of horn for 30 years at Denver University's Lamont School of Music. Now he is a writer — the author of "Living Dangerously with the Horn: Thoughts on Life and Art" and "With Aspirations High: Discussions and Exercises for Musicians."
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