Monthly Archives: August 2011
The World Premiere of Eagle Girl, an original story inspired by Native American folk tales, brought many audience members back to the magic of their childhood.
Thank you all for a wonderful summer. We’ll see you next year!
As usual, Steamboat has pulled out all the stops for the tour, hosting events all day Friday and Saturday. Along with expos, award ceremonies and factory tours, there’s a variety of live music. Here’s where you can find it:
11:00am-1:00pm – Lifestyle Expo
1:00pm-3:00pm –Lifestyle Expo, featuring Loose Change
5:00pm-7:00pm – Ciao Gelato
5:30pm – Howelsen Hill, featuring 3 Twins Broadband with members of the Subdudes
Don’t forget to add Strings’ final concert of the season, Head for the Hills, to your to-do list. Cool bluegrass with a blend of traditional harmonies, a myriad of music styles, and sonic landscapes, is a perfect end to a hot summer day. The show is on Saturday night at 8:00pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 the day of. You can purchase tickets online at www.stringsmusicfestival.com, by calling the box office at (970) 879-5056 x 105, or in the Strings office.
August has arrived, which means we’re halfway through our summer season here at Strings Music Festival. Here are some more memorable moments from July. If you want to see more pictures, visit our Facebook page and our Picasa photo albums.
Two pianos and two piano players are better than one!
|July 13 ~ Piano Duo|
Great Big Sea rocked the ‘Boat with a wild show!
|July 16 ~ Great Big Sea|
|July 17 ~ Free Community Matinee|
Strings School Days favorites Simon Boyar and Alpin Hong returned with Jessica Tivens for our 2nd Free Community Matinee: Bach to Broadway.
Banana Slug String Band brought out some awesome animal hats and had the kids up on stage doing animal dances.
|July 26 ~ Banana Slug String Band|
Everyone raved about the Encore Concert with Mark Masri and Anne Cochran. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful evening.
Thank you John and Carrie Hayden for hosting the event at your gorgeous home.
And thanks to all our donors for supporting all we do here at Strings!
It’s not very often that we have the opportunity to hear a World Premiere. And it’s even less often that we have the chance to talk with the composers of a World Premiere. But this week Strings Music Festival brings you two World Premieres, plus another new performance and the chance to talk with the composers.