Piazzolla Pioneers

Daniel Bernard Roumain performs at SOROCO High School.

Daniel Bernard Roumain performs for middle school and high school students at Soroco Middle School.


WHO: Elementary, Middle, and High Schools over 25 miles from Steamboat Springs

WHEN: Fall, Winter, and Spring


  • “Musical Notes” preshow, educational study guide for each student
  • 1 in-school workshop with band students (as available by artist)
  • Matinee performance on-site in the school’s auditorium

2016-2017 ARTISTS

Mandy Harvey and Opera Colorado in collaboration with Emerald City Opera

If you are a music teacher interested in becoming an Education Partner with Strings Music Festival, fill out this form. We look forward to making music with you!


The name for this program is inspired by Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla, the creative Argentine composer. Piazzolla experimented with classical, jazz and tango music, eventually fusing the three together to create brand new harmonies and sounds yet to be heard.