We love Wyoming, and Music, so what can be better than this? Embark on a melodic journey through the enchanting world of the Grand Teton Music Festival’s (GTMF) Summer 2024 lineup, where chamber music serenades, pre-concert talks, and open rehearsals await to captivate your soul. From the world premiere of Adam Schoenberg’s mesmerizing “Slice” to the exhilarating Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition, the stage is set for a symphonic extravaganza of epic proportions.

Chamber Music Marvels

Prepare to be serenaded by the dulcet tones of Festival musicians as they weave musical tales ranging from the classical elegance of Mozart and Brahms to the avant-garde brilliance of Debussy and Ravel. Experience the intricate harmonies and emotive melodies as these virtuosos transport you through time and space, each note resonating with depth and meaning.

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From the delicate precision of chamber ensembles to the soaring crescendos of solo performances, every concert promises to be a journey of discovery and delight for music lovers of all tastes and backgrounds.

Community Celebrations

But the GTMF experience isn’t just about the music; it’s a celebration of community and culture, with events like Musical Adventures and On the Road bringing classical music to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you’re a seasoned music aficionado or a curious newcomer, there’s something for everyone to enjoy amidst the majestic backdrop of Jackson, Wyoming’s natural beauty.

Grand Teton Music Festival Summer Events
Enjoy Wyoming’s beauty. Photo courtesy of Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF)

During your visit to Jackson, explore the charming downtown area, where you’ll find an array of eclectic shops, art galleries, and cozy cafes waiting to be discovered. Stroll along the picturesque streets lined with historic buildings, taking in the sights and sounds of this quaint mountain town.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Jackson offers a plethora of activities to enjoy amidst its breathtaking natural surroundings. Embark on a scenic hike through Grand Teton National Park, where you’ll encounter majestic mountain vistas, crystal-clear lakes, and abundant wildlife. Or, if you prefer a more leisurely experience, take a scenic drive along the iconic Teton Park Road, stopping at overlooks and trailheads along the way.

As the sun sets over the jagged peaks of the Tetons, indulge in a delicious meal at one of Jackson’s many renowned restaurants, offering everything from gourmet cuisine to hearty comfort food. Then, end your evening on a high note with a visit to the Jackson Hole Playhouse or a live music performance at one of the local venues.

No matter how you choose to spend your time in Jackson, one thing is for certain: the sense of community and camaraderie that permeates the air will leave you feeling inspired, uplifted, and eager to return year after year.


Thursday, June 27 at 7 PM
Chamber Music Opening Night: Mozart & Brahms

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Festival Musicians with Augustin Hadelich, violin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Overture to Die Zauberflöte
Bernard Garfield                     Quartet for Bassoon and String Trio
Christopher Lowry                  Romanza for Four Violas
Johannes Brahms                    Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major 

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Augustin Hadelich. Photo courtesy of Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF)


Wednesday, July 10 at 7 PM
Chamber Music: Debussy & Ravel

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Festival Musicians

Adam Schoenberg                  Slice (World premiere, GTMF co-commission)     
Claude Debussy                      Danse sacrée et danse profane    
Maurice Ravel                         Piano Trio in A minor


Wednesday, July 17 at 7 PM

Chamber Music: Appalachian Spring

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Festival Musicians

Aaron Copland                        Appalachian Spring
Viet Cuong                              Water, Wine, Brandy, Brine    
Grażyna Bacewicz                   Piano Quintet No. 1   


Wednesday, July 24 at 7 PM

Chamber Music: Beethoven & Mendelssohn

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Festival Musicians

Ludwig van Beethoven                       String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich                             Abgang and Kaddish 
Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber        Cedar and Sage    
Felix Mendelssohn                              Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor  


Wednesday, July 31 at 7 PM

Chamber Music: Bach, Mozart & More

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Festival Musicians with Jennifer Koh, violin     

J.S. Bach                                  Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in D minor
W.A. Mozart                           Piano and Winds Quintet, K. 452
Dmitri Shostakovich                String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp minor, Op. 108
Antonin Dvořák                       Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81

Save the Date

So, mark your calendars, secure your tickets, and get ready to embark on a musical odyssey like no other. The Grand Teton Music Festival awaits, promising an unforgettable summer filled with harmony, inspiration, and the timeless magic of live music under the Wyoming sky.