GTMF Breaks Musical Boundaries with Pink Martini, Ben Sollee, and Cabaret Night

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Since 2014, the Grand Teton Music Festival has seen a 51% increase in its total attendance. The Festival’s commitment to presenting classical music in non-traditional venues and formats has been instrumental to the organization’s successful audience growth. This audience initiative continues this summer with unique events throughout the Festival’s seven-week season. Broadway Star Nikki Renee Daniels opens the festival on Monday, July 3 with a fun and festive cabaret-style concert. Accompanied by a rhythm section, Ms. Daniels delights audiences with musical theatre standards and her effervescent stage presence. Guests will be seated on-stage and served a complimentary glass of wine, transforming Walk Festival Hall into a cozy cabaret. Ms. Daniels performs at 6PM and 8PM. Only a few tickets remain. On Wednesday, July 12 classically-trained cellist Ben Sollee comes back to Jackson Hole to play at the Pink Garter Theatre. Mr. Sollee’s eclectic arrangements are inspired by popular, hip-hop, and bluegrass music and united by personal narrative. This singer-songwriter-cellist promises a moving and soulful summer evening in Jackson. His show starts at 8PM. Pink Martini ends the season on a high note on Sunday, August 20 at 8PM with a special eclipse-eve celebration. This multilingual “little orchestra” is ultra-glamorous, crossing classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop genres for a fun and sexy big band sound. Tickets for Nikki Renée Daniels, Ben Sollee, and Pink Martini are not included in season subscriptions, so act quickly to reserve your seats. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit gtmf.org or call the GTMF ticket line 307.733.1128. About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF): For seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival reunites 200 celebrated orchestral musicians. These musicians represent 90 different orchestras and 50 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. In total, the Festival presents 60 events during its summer season. Throughout the winter, GTMF provides various community outreach programs, a Winter Festival in January, as well as broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series. For media and interview requests, please contact Brittany Laughlin, Marketing Manager, Grand Teton Music Festival: brittany@gtmf.org or 307.733.3050.
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