Now in its 33rd season, The Killington Music Festival, a non-profit organization, is the only resident professional classical music organization in central Vermont. Every summer, students from institutions such as the Julliard School of Music, Boston Conservatory, The New England Conservatory, The Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory, Eastman School of Music and the University of Arizona gather in Killington to participate in the Killington Music Festival.
These talented, young musicians travel to the area to perform chamber music as well as participate in a distinguished learning program. Every summer there are extraordinary performances by the internationally renowned faculty as well as specially invited guest artists that make the Killington Music Festival a mainstay of summer events in our area. The festival also offers a Residency Program in which graduate, college and very talented high school students can participate.
Here are a few things you should know about the Killington Music Festival:
Classical Concert Series
Starting on Saturday, June 27th The Killington Music Festival will be starting their “Music in The Mountains” classical concert series. The series will feature weekly Saturday concerts at 7:00 p.m. in Killington’s Ramshead Lodge (this facility is conveniently located a short drive from us!). The last summer concert of the season will be on Saturday, August 1st. Click here for the full list of performances.
Get your Tickets and Enjoy the Region
In order to enjoy the Killington Music Festival concert series, you will need a ticket. The tickets are incredibly fairly priced and are already available for sale. To reach the concert venue, you will need to take a gondola. The ticket price includes the round-trip Killington Gondola ride to the peak- just make sure to arrive by 6:00 p.m. at the K-1 Lodge to board. Click here to purchase your tickets now.
In addition to an amazing open to the public summer concert series, the Killington Music festival also offers a five-week residency program for students. The instruments of study include the violin, viola, cello, doublebass and piano. The program will begin on Saturday, June 27th and will run until Friday, July 31st. Click here if you are interested in applying for the program.
Each summer the Killington Music Festival brings together aspiring young musicians as well as prominent international faculty. Take advantage of these amazing concerts that are open to the public during your next stay with us! Is it just us, or is this the perfect way to spend a summer evening after a long day of hiking?