The Grand Teton Music Festival has celebrated the awe-inspiring community of Jackson Hole with exhilarating music since 1962. At the core of this celebration is their seven-week classical music Festival held each summer. Prestigious soloists and musicians from renowned orchestras flock to stunning Jackson Hole for the Festival to renew their artistic inspiration and share their talents and passion with the local community. Since 2006 internationally-acclaimed Maestro Donald Runnicles has led the Festival as the Music Director, and helped the orchestra reach new heights.
For seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival reunites 200 celebrated orchestral musicians. These musicians represent over 80 orchestras and 50 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. The Festival presents 60 events each summer featuring the world’s most prestigious soloists.
The Grand Teton Music Festival’s mission to provide exhilarating musical experiences does not stop when the summer ends. As a part of their commitment to continually share their passion and knowledge of music, the Grand Teton Music Festival provides a variety of events and community programs throughout the winter. Met Opera broadcasts and education and outreach programs, including Tune Up, drive winter programming and complete the yearlong effort to provide enriching music to the community.