GTMF Offers Weekly Free Family Events During the 58th Summer Season

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 21, 2019

Offering movies on Mondays and family concerts throughout the week, the Grand Teton Music Festival presents free and fun family-friendly events all summer long!

GTMF opens Walk Festival Hall on Monday evenings for free Movies on the Mountain!This series presents classic family favorites: Jurassic ParkMarch of the PenguinsA River Runs Through ItTwister, FernGully—The Last Rainforest, and the National Geographic Oscar Award-winning film Free Solo. Showings begin at 7PM. Arrive early to purchase candy, Jackson Hole POP popcorn, and beverages on the Hartley Pavilion. This series is generously sponsored by the Teton Village Association.

Open to children of all ages, GTMF invites young listeners and their families to enjoy free, 45-minute concerts performed by world-class musicians. The Hartley Family Concert series begins with a concert by Festival harpist Rachel Van Voorhees Kirschman. The following weeks feature a fingerpickin’ good time with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, a brass quintet, and a saxophone ensemble and Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. WindSync’s Peter and the Wolf take families on an unforgettable journey complete with costumes and choreography to close out the series.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the Hartley Family Festival Orchestra Concert, A Day in Paradise, on Wednesday, July 24 at 6PM. GTMF Associate Conductor Stephanie Rhodes Russell is our guide taking us on a walk through our very own backyard, encountering animals, flowers, bumblebees, and thunderstorms along the way. Some of the most famous pieces in classical music are on the journey! Arrive early at 5PM on the Hartley Pavilion to explore the instrument petting zoo with the Jackson Hole Community Band and enjoy cookies and lemonade provided by the Festival Auxiliary. Adult tickets for this concert are $15; students are free, but ticketed. The Hartley Family Concert Series is generously sponsored by Christine and Ross Hartley.

 Reserve tickets for all events online at gtmf.org or by calling 307.733.1128.

About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF)
Over seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival unites 228 celebrated orchestral musicians led by Music Director Donald Runnicles. These musicians represent 64 orchestras and 47 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America.

As the single largest performing arts presenter in Jackson Hole with nearly 100 annual events, GTMF presents yearlong programming that includes monthly community concerts, a Winter Festival in February, the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, and education programs for Teton County Students. The Festival has a 13-part national radio broadcast Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival, co-hosted by Donald Runnicles and Andrew Palmer Todd, now in its second season.

GTMF is a 4-star charity as rated by Charity Navigator and has a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

For media and interview requests, please contact Brittany Laughlin, Director of Marketing and Communications, Grand Teton Music Festival: brittany@gtmf.org or 307.733.3050.

 

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