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Grand Teton Music Festival Welcomes Musicians and Audiences Back to Celebrate 60th Season, July 2–August 21, 2021

Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles leads the Festival Orchestra including a world premiere by Melody Eötvös and co-commission by Jessie MontgomeryEsteemed guest artists include violinists James Ehnes and Leila Josefowicz, Broadway star Capathia Jenkins, soprano Julia Bullock, pianist Yefim Bronfman, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, and conductors Gemma New, Stéphane Denève, and...

Grand Teton Music Festival Introduces Season Four Of Live From The Grand Teton Music Festival

JACKSON, WY, February 3, 2021 – Ahead of its milestone 60th summer season this year, Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) introduces season four of Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival, GTMF’s national radio broadcast series co-hosted by Music Director Donald Runnicles and Jeff Counts, General Manager of the Festival. The programs are available on a...

Grand Teton Music Festival Extends Contract of Music Director Donald Runnicles and 2021 Festival Highlights

Grand Teton Music Festival Extends Contract of  Music Director Donald Runnicles to 2026 Five-Year Extension Brings Maestro Runnicles’ Tenure with the Festival to 20 Years GTMF Makes Plans for Summer 2021, the Festival’s 60th Season, including Seven Weeks of Live, In-Person Concerts JACKSON, WY, December 11, 2020 – The Grand Teton...

Grand Teton Music Festival Music Director Donald Runnicles Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II – Festival Announces New GTMF On Location Chamber Music Series and Three New Board Members

JACKSON, WY, October 27, 2020 – Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is delighted to congratulate Music Director Donald Runnicles for being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his service to music. On October 10, the Office of Her Majesty announced the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2020 including Sir Maestro Runnicles, OBE...

Grand Teton Music Festival Announces Guest Artists and Programming for ‘Music from the Mountains’

Online Mini-Festival Will Bring Music to Jackson Hole and Beyond August 17 to 29 Repertoire features a broad range of musical styles from beloved works by Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, and Dvořák to modern works by George Walker, Jennifer Higdon, and Caroline ShawMusic Director Donald Runnicles, Guest Pianist Yefim Bronfman, and...

Grand Teton Music Festival Welcomes New Executive Director Emma Kail

Emma Kail joins Grand Teton Music Festival on September 1, 2020, offering a vision of collaboration and growth Jackson, WY, July 28, 2020 – After a nationwide search, the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) Board of Directors announces the appointment of Emma Kail as GTMF’s new Executive Director. Ms. Kail joins...

Grand Teton Music Festival Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces Immersive Filmed Festival “Music from the Mountains”

Jackson, WY, May 13, 2020 – Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) announced today the cancellation of its summer festival in favor of an immersive filmed experience that will be streamed on August 21, 22, and 23 – what would have been the final days of the 2020 Festival. Grand Teton Music...

Grand Teton Music Festival announces 2020 Season: 20/20 Visionaries

Jackson, WY, March 2, 2020 – 2020 marks two momentous events: Beethoven’s 250th birthday and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Known as “The Equality State,” Wyoming granted women the right to vote in 1869, more than 50 years before suffrage and the first in the Union to do so. It was also...