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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 Soprano Jacquelyn Stucker headline programming […]

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 GTMF with long experience both […]

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 Festival is one of America’s […]

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 – in 1825 – the […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Welcomes Simon Woods as Interim Executive Director

Jackson, WY, February 12, 2020 Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) announces Simon Woods as Interim Executive Director, starting on February 24, 2020. Music Director Donald Runnicles comments, “In securing the services of Simon Woods, the Grand Teton Music Festival is fortunate to be able to benefit from an experienced and enlightened executive, known across our […]

GTMF Celebrates Successful Fifth Winter Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING—February 11, 2020 Grand Teton Music Festival Concludes Fifth Winter Festival This past weekend, Grand Teton Music Festival presented its fifth Winter Festival, which included 3 free concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church and 9 outreach events, which took place at Legacy Lodge, The Hole Note, and Jackson Hole Middle School. Despite the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING —December 13, 2019 With sincere regret and sadness, the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) board announces today that they accepted President and CEO Andrew Palmer Todd’s resignation. GTMF Board Chair Christine Hartley comments, “I speak for the entire board when I express our gratitude for Andrew’s contributions to our Festival. His leadership […]

GTMF Announces Monthly Community Concerts and the Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD Series

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING—September 26, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival proudly announces its year-round programming, with events occurring on the second Thursday and Friday of each month, from October 2019 through April 2020. GTMF’s exciting season of Live in HD broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera returns on Thursday, October 10 at 7PM with opera’s most […]

GTMF’S CLOSES 58TH SUMMER SEASON WITH RECORD-SETTING ATTENDANCE FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING—August 29, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th summer season concluded with two sold-out performances of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, performed by the incomparable Augustin Hadelich. A fitting end to the season celebration of nature, the programs also featured Lyadov’s The Enchanted Lake. Throughout the seven-week summer season, GTMF welcomed more than 200 […]

CLOSING WEEK AT GTMF: Augustin Hadelich and Orion Weiss, Kristin Chenoweth, and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — August 12, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th Summer Season comes to a rousing finish this week with performances by violinist Augustin Hadelich, pianist Orion Weiss, and Kristin Chenoweth. The Festival Orchestra closes the nature-inspired season with Lyadov’s The Enchanted Lake and Ravel’s crowd-pleasing Bolero. Many events have already sold out […]

This Week at GTMF: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo, an Evening with Performance Today, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, and Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — August 5, 2019 The penultimate week of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season includes two Hartley family concerts; Anderson and Roe Piano Duo on Wednesday; an evening of chamber music with Performance Today on Thursday; and two nights of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto with Branford Marsalis and the Festival Orchestra on […]

This Week at GTMF: Takács Quartet and Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto with Pianist Denis Kozhukhin

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 29, 2019 Week five of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season features chamber works with Takács Quartet both Wednesday and Thursday; family fun with the Saxophone Cowboys on Thursday; and two nights of Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto with Denis Kozhukhin and the Festival Orchestra on Friday and Saturday. Movies on the Mountain: Twister […]

This Week at GTMF: The Hartley Family Festival Orchestra Concert and Violinist Hilary Hahn

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 22, 2019 In week four of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season, the family fun doubles with the Hartley Family Festival Orchestra Concert and a free family brass concert at Teton County Library in Jackson. On Thursday, soprano Heidi Stober appears with Festival Musicians in an evening of chamber music, and Friday […]

This Week at GTMF: The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 15, 2019 In week three of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet appears in two exciting concerts; the Festival Orchestra performs Schumann’s Cello Concerto with Alisa Weilerstein as well as Beethoven’s popular Fifth Symphony; and Festival Musicians appear in two dynamic evenings of chamber music. Movies on […]

This Week at GTMF: Pianists Stephen Hough and Yefim Bronfman

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 8, 2019 In week two of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season, pianist Stephen Hough appears in a solo recital with works by Bach and Liszt; pianist Yefim Bronfman performs Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto with the Festival Orchestra; and Festival Musicians appear in two exciting programs of Chamber Music. Movies on the […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Season 58 Begins This Week

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 2, 2019   The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 2019 Summer Season opens this week with cabaret legend Michael Feinstein, the wildly popular Patriotic Pops concert, and two gala performances of Carl Orff’s monumental Carmina Burana. Season 58 begins July 3 and runs through August 17 presenting over 60 events, including […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Season 58 Begins Next Week!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 28, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 2019 Summer Season begins July 3 and runs through August 17. During the seven-week summer festival, GTMF presents over 60 events, including performances by Hilary Hahn, Norah Jones, Yefim Bronfman, Takács Quartet, Kristin Chenoweth, and Branford Marsalis. GTMF opens the season with cabaret […]

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 Park, March of the Penguins, A […]

GTMF Community Concert This Saturday: Teton Brass Quintet

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 18, 2019 Prior to the start of the 2019 Summer Festival on July 3, the Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert with Teton Brass Quintet on Saturday, June 22 at 7PM at Walk Festival Hall. Teton Brass Quintet includes trumpeter and Festival Musician Charles Daval, along with […]

GTMF Season 58: Chamber Music on Thursday Nights

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 14, 2019 GTMF’s Thursday Chamber Music Series celebrates the musicianship of the Festival Orchestra. Featuring a small ensemble of players, these curated programs showcase core classical repertoire paired with new music and rarely-heard gems. Visiting guest artists make regular appearances in these concerts, giving audiences the rare opportunity to hear […]

GTMF Community Concert: Prismatic Winds with Pianist Andrew Palmer Todd

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 12, 2019 Prior to the start of the 2019 Summer Festival next month, the Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert with wind quintet Prismatic Winds and pianist Andrew Palmer Todd on Saturday, June 15 at 7PM at Walk Festival Hall. Comprised of music faculty from Brigham Young […]

Grand Teton Music Festival 2019: Summer of Songbirds

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 4, 2019 Boasting two choirs, four opera stars, one pop idol, one cabaret legend, and one Broadway queen, the Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th Season packs serious vocal power! GTMF Presents Michael Feinstein Wednesday, July 3 at 8PM  | $75 The season opens with cabaret sensation Michael Feinstein. Known as the […]

GTMF to Gift $40,000 at the 2019 Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition Finals

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 30, 2019  On Saturday, June 8, the Grand Teton Music Festival presents its second annual Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition in honor of its Music Director Donald Runnicles. The 2019 scholarship was announced in January, and after receiving many talent-filled applications, GTMF selected six semi-finalists: cellist Alexis DePaolo from Casper, […]

GTMF Season 58: The Haberfeld Chamber Music Series

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 28, 2019 In its 58th Summer season, the Grand Teton Music Festival proudly announces the addition of the Haberfeld Chamber Music Series—Tuesday nights at 6PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson. Responding to the community’s desire for classical music concerts in town, and the musicians’ interest in additional performance […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Season 58: In The Key Of Nature

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 23, 2019 In GTMF’s nature-inspired summer season, masters of the keys—pianists and saxophonists—appear in performances that span the genres, from pop to classical, in recitals and orchestral concerts. Stephen Hough Performs Bach, Busoni, and Liszt Wednesday, July 10 at 8PM |  $30 Stephen Hough celebrates the pianist-composer! The evening begins […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Season 58: Concerts Featuring String Greats

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 21, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th Season offers opportunities to hear the world’s greatest string players, both in recital and in symphonic performances with the Festival Orchestra. Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Performs de Falla, Liszt, and Rossini Wednesday, July 17 at 8PM  |  $30 The Los Angeles Guitar […]

2019 GTMF Fundraising Gala: Carmina Burana

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 16, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival celebrates the Festival Orchestra in the 2019 Fundraising Gala weekend, July 5 at 8PM and July 6 at 6PM—two grand nights of performances at Walk Festival Hall to kick off the season! Taking center stage, the Festival Orchestra performs scenes from Rossini’s comic […]

GTMF’s 2019 Summer Season Celebrates Nature

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — May 14, 2019 Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Teton Mountain Range in Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton Music Festival’s unparalleled surroundings provide an enclave of inspiration, rejuvenation, and wonderment for all. In its 58th season, GTMF honors this earthly muse as well as those composers and works that draw […]

GTMF Closes The Met Opera: Live In HD Season With Donizetti’s The Daughter Of The Regiment and The 2018 Scholarship Winners Appear In Concert

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — April 8, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival presents two exciting events on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12: Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment, a Live in HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, and a free community concert featuring the winners of the 2018 Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship […]

GTMF Presents Stringfest: A Showcase Of Local Orchestra Students

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — March 18, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival presents StringFest Showcase, a celebration of the talents of local orchestra students on Wednesday, March 20 at 6PM at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village. The event is free and open to the public—no tickets are required for admission. The concert lasts approximately […]

GTMF Presents Bizet’s Carmen and A Recital Of Classic American Works With Pianist Rob Auler

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — March 7, 2019 The Grand Teton Music Festival presents two exciting events on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15: Bizet’s Carmen, a Live in HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, and a free community concert with pianist Rob Auler. Thursday, March 14 at 7PM The Met: Live in HD – […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Celebrates Nature In 58th Season

Hilary Hahn, Norah Jones, Yefim Bronfman, Takács Quartet, Stephen Hough, and Branford Marsalis among headliners over seven weeks of orchestral and family concerts, chamber music, movie nights and more The majestic foothills of the Teton Mountain Range promise a sublime, serene backdrop for the Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th season, July 3 to August 17, 2019. […]

The 2019 GTMF Winter Festival Begins This Week

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s fourth annual Winter Festival begins this Thursday, February 7 and lasts until Saturday, February 9. Along with performances and lectures, the three-day event brings masterclasses and educational school visits to the students of Jackson Hole All Winter Festival events are free, but tickets are required. Visit gtmf.org […]

Announcing The 2019 Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival is pleased to announce the second Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition. The scholarship competition is open to high school seniors from Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana who plan to pursue degrees in music (classical, jazz, or other) at an accredited four-year college with a music program recognized […]

Announcing The 2019 GTMF Winter Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival announces its fourth annual Winter Festival Thursday, February 7– Saturday, February 9, 2019. Along with performances and lectures, the three-day event brings masterclasses and educational school visits to the students of Jackson Hole All Winter Festival events are free, but tickets are required. Visit gtmf.org or call […]

This Week: GTMF Presents Verdi’s La Traviata And Guitarists Alex Komodore And Gwenyth Aggeler

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival presents two exciting events this Thursday and Friday: Verdi’s La Traviata, a Live in HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, and a free community concert with guitarists Alex Komodore and Gwenyth Aggeler. Thursday, January 10 at 7PM The Met: Live in HD – Verdi’s La Traviata Met […]

GTMF Presents A Free Holiday Concert With Organist Kenneth Udy

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival presents a holiday concert with organist Kenneth Udy on Friday, December 14 at 7PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson. Ticketholders are invited to a reception in Hansen Hall immediately following the concert. Kenneth Udy is the Director of Music at the Wasatch Presbyterian Church in […]

GTMF Presents Puccini’s The Girl of The Golden West A Metropolitan Opera: Live In HD Broadcast This Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s exciting season of Live in HD broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera continues this Thursday, December 13 at 7PM with Puccini’s wild west opera The Girl of the Golden West. Considered by Puccini himself as “the best opera I have written,” The Girl of the Golden West is […]

GTMF Presents A Free Community Concert With Summit Chamber Players This Week

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival presents the Summit Chamber Players with pianist Andrew Palmer Todd on Friday, November 9 at 7PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson. Comprised of music faculty from the University of Wyoming, the Summit Chamber Players are a string quartet uniting the talents of violinists John Fadial […]

GTMF Presents Saint-Saëns’ Samson and Dalila, A Metropolitan Opera: Live In HD Broadcast This Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s exciting season of Live in HD broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera continues this Thursday, November 8 at 7PM with Saint-Saëns’ biblical epic Samson and Dalila.   When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results […]

GTMF Presents Verdi’s Aida, A Metropolitan Opera: Live In HD Broadcast This Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s exciting season of Live in HD broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera opens this Thursday, October 11 at 7PM with Verdi’s Aida—perhaps the composer’s grandest grand opera. A highlight of the season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. […]

GTMF Announces A New Monthly Community Concert Series

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival proudly announces a new, year-long series—free monthly community concerts. Presented on the second Friday of every month from October through June, the events spotlight GTMF’s own Festival Musicians as well as other professional musicians who call the Mountain West their home. The concerts follow broadcasts from the […]

GTMF Announces The 2018-2019 Season of Metropolitan Opera: Live In HD Broadcasts

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival announces another sensational season of broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series. The season opens on Thursday, October 11 at 7PM with Verdi’s Aida—perhaps the composer’s grandest grand opera. The season runs through April 2019 with broadcasts presented monthly. The Metropolitan Opera stages more than […]

GTMF’s Star-Spangled Season Closes With Record-Setting Attendance

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th summer season concluded Saturday night with a fully-cast concert adaptation of Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. The season honored Bernstein’s centenary with a celebration of American contributions to music, including jazz and Broadway. Throughout the seven-week summer season, GTMF welcomed more than 200 orchestral musicians—representing 90 […]

Festival Closing Week: Broadway, Baby!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. This summer season comes to a celebratory close with none other than Bernstein’s masterpiece, West Side Story. GTMF Presents: Dover Quartet Considered one of the most remarkably talented string […]

This Week At GTMF: Brass, Barber, and Magnificent Mahler

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. The penultimate week of the Grand Teton Music Festival features two GTMF Presents concerts, a family concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Chamber Music, and Mahler’s expansive Symphony No. […]

Week Five: Roustom and Rachlin

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. Inside the Music: The Blue Highways of American Music Tonight at 8PM, composer Kareem Roustom hosts Inside the Music. Steeped in the musical traditions of the Middle East and […]

This Week At GTMF: Movie Music, Melt and More

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season.   Family Concert at the Teton County Library Pianist Charlie Albright performs a concert for young music fans at the Teton County Library. Join us for this one-hour casual […]

GTMF’s Week Three: Broadway Royalty

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. The Grand Teton Music Festival and Teton Village Association’s Movies on the Mountain series presents City Slickers starring Billy Crystal in this sidesplitting film about cowboys and mid-life crises. […]

Week Two: Jazz Pianist Aaron Diehl and Star Violinist Leila Josefowicz

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. Movies on the Mountain: A League of Their Own Based on the true story of female athletes who blazed the trail for generations to come, A League of Their […]

GTMF Star-Spangled Season Opens This Week!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. From the Festival Orchestra’s annual Patriotic Pops concert, to piano virtuoso Daniil Trifonov, Opening Week is a celebration of all things bold and beautiful! Movies on the Mountain: Independence […]

World Premieres At GTMF This Summer

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival continues to be at the forefront of classical music with new commissions and world premieres by American Sean Shepherd and the Festival’s first ever Composer-in-Residence, Kareem Roustom. GTMF’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. On […]

Announcing The Winners Of The Inaugural Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural scholarship competition in honor of its Music Director Donald Runnicles. Pianist Ben Kaufman, saxophonist Taylor King, and cellist Sophie Lyman won first, second and third prizes respectively. First prize winner Ben Kaufman hails from Saint Anthony, Idaho. He […]

Announcing The Inaugural Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Grand Teton Music Festival is pleased to announce the inaugural scholarship competition in honor of its Music Director Donald Runnicles. Eight students have been invited to perform in a daylong festival of music at Walk Festival Hall in Jackson Hole on Saturday, June 9, 2018. The eight semi-finalists will compete for $40,000 […]

The New York Times Recognizes GTMF In Top Summer Classical Music Festivals List

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The New York Times named the Grand Teton Music Festival as one of the top classical summer music festivals of 2018. This marks the third consecutive year the Festival has been nationally recognized in the annual summer festivals feature—the only music festival in the west to garner this accolade the past three […]

GTMF’s Star-Spangled Broadway Finale

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  As Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season, closing week will highlight the most American of genres–the Broadway Musical! The award-winning movie On the Town, a 1949 musical written by Leonard Bernstein, kicks off a week of […]

Majestic Mahler At GTMF

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. Explore the natural world and the stars above with Mahler’s Third Symphony. GTMF’s Music Director Donald Runnicles, a foremost Mahler interpreter, takes the podium for the composer’s most demanding work. Mahler’s ode to […]

Deedles and Diehl: Jazz At Grand Teton Music Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. Jazz, a uniquely American art form, is a must for any American inspired season. GTMF Presents jazz pianists Diane “Deedles” Schuur and Aaron Diehl on July 3 and 11, respectively. Opening Night with […]

GTMF Presents: Canadian Brass and Dover String Quartet

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Grand Teton Music Festival joins the world in celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season, featuring works from American-born composers, works inspired by the USA, and favorites from American repertoire. The GTMF Presents series explores the full range of the classical music genre. Featuring leading popular musicians and groups who […]

Kings and Queens Of The Keys At Grand Teton Music Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Pianophiles, rejoice! Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season includes many opportunities to hear world’s best classical and jazz pianists in Jackson Hole. GTMF joins the world in celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. Top pianists Daniil Trifonov (July 6 & 7) and Kirill Gerstein (July 20 & 21) appear […]

Audra McDonald To Star In Grand Teton Music Festival Summer Fundraising Gala

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  In its 57th season, Grand Teton Music Festival joins the world in celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season. GTMF will feature works from American-born composers, works inspired by the USA, and favorites from American repertoire. On July 19, 2018, attend an unforgettable Festival Orchestra performance featuring Broadway royalty Audra […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Announces 2018 “Star-Spangled Season”

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Today, the Grand Teton Music Festival announces an American-themed line-up to celebrate legendary American composer Leonard Bernstein’s centenary. The 2018 Summer Festival runs seven weeks from July 3 to August 18 and includes more than 50 musical events. At the heart of the Grand Teton Music Festival is the Festival Orchestra, performing […]

GTMF’s Star-Spangled Winter Festival Begins Next Week!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Grand Teton Music Festival’s third annual Winter Festival brings a week filled with exciting musical performances, masterclasses, and lectures to venues throughout Jackson Hole January 31- February 3, 2018. The Winter Festival is supported by a generous grant from the Center of Wonder and donors to the Festival’s education and outreach initiatives. […]

GTMF Winter Festival 2018

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s third annual Winter Festival brings a week filled with exciting musical performances, masterclasses, and lectures to venues throughout Jackson Hole January 31- February 3, 2018. The Winter Festival is supported by a generous grant from the Center of Wonder and donors to the Festival’s education and outreach initiatives. […]

GTMF Cooks Up Hansel and Gretel This Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and the Center of Wonder present the Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD broadcast of Hansel and Gretel this Thursday, December 14th at 7PM. Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairytale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. Vladimir Jurowski conducts the sweeping score and delightful cast, including […]

Hansel and Gretel Next Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and the Center of Wonder present another sensational Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD broadcast Thursday, December 14th at 7PM: Hansel and Gretel. Due to recent administrative decisions made by the Metropolitan Opera, the Grand Teton Music Festival is unable to present Mozart’s Magic Flute as previously scheduled. […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Present Norma This Thursday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The 2017-18 season of The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD opens Thursday, November 16 with Norma at 7PM at The Center for the Arts. Co-presented by the Center of Wonder, The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD broadcast series exemplifies Grand Teton Music Festival’s mission to bring exhilarating music to Jackson Hole year-round. […]

GTMF Presents a Free Community Concert This Saturday

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert Saturday, November 11 at 7pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church. The concert reunites violinist Sherry Sinift and violist James Pryzgocki, both faculty members at the University of Wyoming School of Music in Laramie, with pianist and Grand Teton Music Festival CEO, Andrew […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Announce The Met: Live In HD 2017-2018 Season

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and the Center of Wonder are collaborating again to present another sensational season of The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD. Opening Thursday, November 16 at 7PM with Bellini’s Norma, the season runs through May 2018. The Metropolitan Opera stages more than 200 performances in New York each […]

GTMF’s Summer of Stars Concludes, Sets New Attendance Record

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s summer of stars in Jackson Hole closed on Sunday, August 20th. GTMF presented 61 events over seven weeks and reunited 200 orchestral musicians—representing 82 orchestras and 57 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. Highlights from the season included the 2017 Fundraising Gala with Yo-Yo Ma—raising […]

Festival Orchestra Goes Out With A Bang

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s summer of stars comes to a close this Sunday. Celebrate the imminent eclipse in Teton Village with marvelous music all weekend long. Tonight, America’s most popular classical music program Performance Today hosts an evening of conversation and chamber music recorded for national broadcast at Walk Festival Hall at […]

Cosmic Closing Week At GTMF

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s evanescent summer of stars comes to a close on Sunday, August 20th. Tonight, enjoy Teton Village Association-sponsored Movies on the Mountain with Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 7PM. Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat appears. To combat the legions and save […]

GTMF’s Penultimate Weekend

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Violinist James Ehnes returns to Walk Festival Hall tonight at 8PM for an evening of chamber music. Hailed for his “piercing clarity and sweet lyricism” (The Times), Ehnes performs Bach’s Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor—the ultimate test for any string player. Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichordist, specializing in the music of baroque […]

Celestial Sounds for GTMF’s Penultimate Week of Performances

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Houston, we have a problem! It’s hard to believe, but the Grand Teton Music Festival’s summer of stars has just two weeks of performances remaining. Tonight, enjoy Teton Village Association-sponsored Movies on the Mountain with space adventure docudrama Apollo 13 at 7PM. Tickets are free but required, and don’t forget to complete […]

GTMF Gala Week Continues with Pianist Denis Kozhukhin

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Winner of the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition, Denis Kozhukhin joins Festival Musicians for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Trio in G minor tonight at 8PM. The 31 year-old pianist combines the brilliance and power of his playing with a masterful sense of form and sensitivity. Festival Musicians follow Rachmaninoff with a pillar of the […]

Yo-Yo Ma Stars in Grand Teton Music Festival Fundraising Gala

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival presents Yo-Yo Ma for the must-see event of the year in Jackson Hole: the Fundraising Gala on Tuesday August 1 at 7PM. Hailed as the transcendent musician of our time, Mr. Ma will perform Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the Festival Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Donald […]

Explore Music Inspired by Folk Song at Grand Teton Music Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s summer continues with three nights of music inspired by centuries of folk traditions. As the famous quote goes, “If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a folk song.” Tonight’s evening of chamber music features the 2017 Van Cliburn gold medalist, 28-year old Yekwon […]

From the Ridiculous to the Sublime at Grand Teton Music Festival!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival moves from the ridiculous to the sublime this week with events guaranteed to delight! The week opens on the lighter side with Mel Brooks’ screwball comedy Spaceballs at Walk Festival Fall tonight at 7PM. Set in a distant galaxy, captain Lone Starr (Bill Pullman) and his half-man, half-dog […]

Pianist Yefim Bronfman, Brahms, and Bartok

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Internationally acclaimed pianist, and audience favorite, Yefim Bronfman performs at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole tonight, July 20th through Saturday, July 22nd. Bronfman takes the stage at Walk Festival Hall at 8PM. “A marvel of digital dexterity, warmly romantic sentiment, and jaw-dropping bravura,” (Chicago Tribune) Bronfman’s residency begins with Debussy’s […]

This Week at GTMF: WALL•E and Three Bs

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival’s celestial summer continues with world-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman in Jackson Hole. Before Yefim Bronfman and Brooklyn Rider take the stage at Walk Festival Hall, WALL•E will be screened for free on Monday, July 17 at 7PM as part of GTMF’s new Movies on the Mountain series sponsored by […]

GTMF Season of Stars Continues with Cellist Maja Bogdanovic

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival’s summer season continues with a diverse lineup of musical stars, headlined by artist-in-residence Maja Bogdanović. Hailed by The Strad after her Carnegie Hall recital for “an outstanding performance of exceptional tonal beauty, great maturity of interpretation, and technical excellence,” Maja Bogdanović continues to reward audiences worldwide as […]

GTMF Offers Six Nights of Exhilarating Musical Experiences

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s expanded summer lineup continues with eight events this week. Headlining the week’s performances are appearances by Ben Sollee, Maja Bogdanović, and the Festival Orchestra. A new weekly series at the Festival – Movies on the Mountain – also launches this week. 1980s family classic E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial […]

Opening Week With Violin Virtuoso Augustin Hadelich

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Opening week of the Grand Teton Music Festival continues with three performances by virtuoso violinist Augustin Hadelich. Grammy Award-winning violinist and GTMF artist-in-residence Augustin Hadelich is the opening weekend soloist, performing July 6-8. “A young artist with no evident limitations,” (The New Yorker) Hadelich is one of the most sought-after soloists in […]

GTMF Summer Festival Starts Tonight!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 56th season, See the Stars in Jackson Hole, begins TONIGHT with two completely SOLD OUT performances. The festivities begin with Cabaret Night featuring Broadway Star Nikki Renée Daniels at 6PM & 8PM, and the tremendously popular Patriotic Pops on July 4th at 6PM. Please contact the Fritz Box Office […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Opens Next Week!

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING   The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 56th season is about to begin! The star-studded opening week is packed with exhilarating performances to kick off the season with a bang. The festivities begin Monday, July 3rd with Cabaret Night featuring Broadway Star Nikki Renée Daniels at 6PM & 8PM. A popular event, both performances […]

Free Musical Family Fun with the Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING   The Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is proud to offer eight free concerts specifically fit for young music lovers of all ages. Experience the joy of music and learn about different instrument families with your family at these performances. The Free Family Concert series, sponsored by Christine and Ross Hartley, kicks off […]

Chamber Music Concerts Feature Weekend Orchesrta Soloists

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is excited to announce that every program on its weekly Thursday Chamber Music series will feature a star soloist. All Thursday night concerts begin at 8pm. New this season, visiting artists will make guest appearances with the Festival Orchestra musicians, giving audiences opportunities to hear them collaborate […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Announces Movies on the Mountain

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING   The Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is excited to announce Movies on the Mountain – a free, weekly event Mondays at 7PM in Walk Festival Hall. The selected films are celestial and fun – celebrating the 2017 Festival theme “See the Stars in Jackson Hole.” From a lonely computer-animated robot to the […]

Free Community Concert This Thursday: Summer Season Preview

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert this Thursday, June 15, 7PM at Walk Festival Hall. Flutist Nadine Luke, faculty from BYU-Idaho, violinist Hyeri Choi, and cellist Eleanor Christman Cox, string faculty from Idaho State University, join GTMF Executive Director and pianist Andrew Palmer Todd on stage. This preview […]

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 […]

Grand Teton Music Festival Presents Seven Weeks of Stellar Soloists

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING   Music Director Donald Runnicles leads the world’s best orchestral musicians over seven weeks in Jackson Hole. From sensational cellist Yo-Yo Ma to renowned pianists Yefim Bronfman and Garrick Ohlsson, every week promises memorable performances from the world’s most brilliant musical stars. Opening Week (7/7 & 7/8) features Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival Begins Early with Two Free Community Concerts

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival is proud to offer two free pre-season concerts for the community in anticipation of the 56th Summer Season. On Wednesday, May 31, trumpeter and 26 year member of the Festival Orchestra, Charles Daval performs with the brass faculty of BYU-Idaho in a program featuring appealing brass quintets […]

The New York Times Recognizes Grand Teton Music Festival a Top Ten Classical Music Festival For The Second Year Running

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The New York Times names the Grand Teton Music Festival a top ten classical summer music festival of 2017. This marks the second consecutive year the Festival has been nationally recognized in the annual summer festivals guide. “I am genuinely excited that The New York Times has recognized our wonderful Festival as […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival Announces a Special Eclipse-Eve Performance With Pink Martini

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  The Grand Teton Music Festival presents Pink Martini, Sunday, August 20 at 8PM at Walk Festival Hall. GTMF presents the vivacious Pink Martini for a special eclipse-eve performance, embracing the eclipse revelry. Highly cosmopolitan and ultra glam, Pink Martini blends pop, world, jazz, and chamber music into lush arrangements for string and […]

Tonight: The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Present Mozart’s Idomeneo—A Live in HD Broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and Center of Wonder present Mozart’s Idomeneo tonight, Thursday, April 13 at 6PM at Jackson’s Center for the Arts. After an 11-year hiatus, Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to The Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by famed Music Director Emeritus James Levine. Set in […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Present Verdi’s La Traviata—A Live in HD Broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and Center of Wonder present Verdi’s La Traviata on Thursday, March 23 at 7PM at Jackson’s Center for the Arts. A Willy Decker revival of Verdi’s most popular opera, La Traviata tells the story of Violetta, an upper-class courtesan ill with tuberculosis. While she struggles with her […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Present Dvorak’s Rusalka—A Live in HD Broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and Center of Wonder present Dvorak’s Rusalka on Wednesday, March 8th at 7PM at Jackson’s Center for the Arts. A dark and dramatic retelling of The Little Mermaid and Undine, Rusalka is Dvorak’s take on one of opera’s most prevalent themes: the risking of one’s life for […]

Yo-Yo Ma To Headline 2017 Grand Teton Music Festival Fundraising Gala

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival is pleased to announce that world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will take center stage for the annual Fundraising Gala on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Hailed as the transcendent musician of our time, Yo-Yo Ma will be making his first ever appearance at the acoustically-acclaimed Walk Festival Hall. Mr. […]

This Week: The Grand Teton Music Festival Second Annual Winter Festival

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival presents the 2017 Winter Festival this week, February 7-10. The second annual series includes performances, educational events, and lectures in venues and schools throughout Jackson Hole. To purchase tickets, call 307.733.1128 or visit GTMF.ORG. Students are invited to attend concerts for free, and Day-Of Rush tickets will […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center Of Wonder Present Gounod’s Romeo and Juliette—A Live in HD Broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and Center of Wonder present Gounod’s Romeo and Juliette on Wednesday, February 1st at 7PM at Jackson’s Center for the Arts. When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Massenet’s Manon at The Met in 2015, The New York Times said, “the temperature rises […]

The Grand Teton Music Festival & Center of Wonder Present Verdi’s Nabucco—A Live in HD Broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING The Grand Teton Music Festival and Center of Wonder present Verdi’s Nabucco on Thursday, January 19th at 7PM at Jackson’s Center for the Arts. It’s sixth century B.C. in Jerusalem and the Israelites are praying for salvation from the villainous Babylonian King Nabucco. Meanwhile, Nabucco’s daughter, the formidable and power-hungry Abigaille, is […]

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