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Support Strings Music Festival and you’re helping to bring world-renowned performers, rich educational programs, and diverse cultural experiences to our community.

Summer Concerts Year Round Shows Free Programming Strings School Days
Over the past 33 years Strings has hosted more than 60 Grammy winners, along with musicians from all 25 of the nation’s top orchestras. Our diverse music continues through all seasons, offering holiday favorites, chart-topping artists, national touring acts, and more. Tickets are on sale now! Strings offers more than 60% of our programs free to the Yampa Valley community, serving people of all ages in 3 counties. Find us at Yampa River Botanic Park, community centers, schools, and other community venues. Our unique music and arts education program serves 14 schools and more than 3,000 kindergarten through high school students each year, all at no cost to the schools or families.

Since October, 2019 support from generous donors has enabled us to:

• Engage more than 3,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students in free Strings School Days music and arts education.

Moxie Strings performs to a standing-room-only crowd with Steamboat Springs 7th and 8th grade bands and the Emerald Mountain School orchestra, March, 2020→

• Present 8 marquee concerts in Strings Pavilion … and plan our next festival to feature Grammy winning touring acts and classical musicians representing the country’s top orchestras.

Ani DiFranco, February, 2020→

• Provide 3 free concerts at Steamboat Art Museum for hundreds of families, seniors, and adults featuring nationally acclaimed artists.

The Grigoryan Brothers, January, 2020→

• Connect our community with free virtual experiences featuring Strings artists, from entertaining and inspirational concerts to educational materials, during COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders.

‘A Hope for the Future,’ featuring Music Director Michael Sachs→

Your SupportWhy Support Strings?

Ticket sales only cover 34% of our operating costs. We reply on the support of generous individuals, organizations, and companies plus countless volunteers to continue offering the array of services we bring to the Yampa Valley.