The annual program book is a keepsake of our summer season of music. Our 2022 edition featured 116 pages filled with programs and details of more than 60 Strings concerts. They are available free at our concerts and also in an all-digital version you can view with your phone, tablet, or computer. Scroll below for tips on how to make the most of our digital program or …

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Strings Music Festival Program 2022

No special software or app downloads required. Once viewing, swipe side-to-side through pages and pinch (or double-click) to zoom. On a computer, use your mouse, trackpad, or right-left arrow keys to flip pages; zoom buttons appear near bottom of screen.


View the media kit and rate card for the 2023 summer program book. If you would like to reserve an ad in our 2023 edition, please contact Strings marketing director Elizabeth Diamond: [email protected] or (970) 879-5056 ext. 104.

Table of Contents

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Welcome 11 Articles:
About Us 12 • James E. Jenkins: “Music Heals”
Strings tuba player connects music and art with healthcare
Ticket Info 13
FAQs 23 Justin Roberts: “Detours on the Way to Becoming a
Children’s Performer”
4x Grammy-nominee reflects on his path
Calendar of Events 14-15
Strings School Days 16-17 Ben Chai: “Will Play for Food
Banjo player traces path from busking to Strings and beyond
Free Events 18-19
Special Events and Fundraisers 20-21 • Julia Ben-Asher: “Mentoring North Routt Guitarists”
Pro musicians coach future songwriters
Concert Programs (by date) 35-81
• Kitchen and Garden Tour 45 • Peter Seymour: “Behind the Scenes with Carnival of the Animals”
The story of Strings’ first-ever children’s commission
• Classical for the Community 46 About the Art: “Musical Migrations” with four iconic species 81
Featured Artists 82-91 • Hummingbirds 48
Strings Festival Orchestra 92-98 • Cutthroat Trout 51
Staff, Board, and Strings Guild 99-101 • Elk 56
Annual Fund Donors 102-105 • Sandhill Cranes 62
Planned Giving 105 _
Special Thanks 91 _
Foundation & Corporate Support 92 _
Endowment 93 _

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2022 Advertiser Index

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Alpine Bank???? 116 MTN-TV???? 28 Steamboat Orthopaedic and Spine Center???? 7
Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club???? 10 Northwest Data Services???? 27 Steamboat Performing Arts Roundtable???? 115
Always Mountain Time???? 30 Old Town Hot Springs???? 31 Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty???? 4-5
Aspen Tree Service???? 29 Opera Steamboat???? 112 Steamboat Sotheby’s: Darlinda M. Baldinger & ChLoe Lawrence???? 9
Brick???? 105 Otto Pint Gastroteca???? 114 Steamboat Sotheby’s: Pam Vanatta???? 32
Classical Music Festivals of the West 110 Paws & Claws???? 115 Steamboat Sotheby’s: Ren Martyn???? 31
Cook Chevrolet Subaru???? 109 Piknik Theatre???? 112 Steamboat Symphony Orchestra???? 109
Embellishments???? 8 Primrose???? 25 THPK Certified Public Accountants???? 109
Fair and Square Construction???? 113 Routt County United Way???? 111 Yampa Valley Bank???? 2
Go Alpine???? 114 Seminars at Steamboat???? 111 Yampa Valley Community Foundation???? 33
Guild of Strings Music Festival’s Kitchen and Garden Tour???? 111 Ski Town Media???? 26 Yampa Valley Sustainability Council???? 113
The Houstonian Hotel, Club, and Spa???? 6 Snow Bowl Steamboat???? 113 Zirkel Internet Wifi Phone???? 34
Hunton Andrews Kurth???? 33 Steamboat Architectural Associates???? 113
KUNC/The Colorado Sound???? 24 Steamboat Art Museum???? 115
Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services???? 32 _ Steamboat Dental Center 3 _