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Music in the Mountains

Music in the Mountains: It’s the music. It’s the musicians. It’s the experience.

When is Music in the Mountains:

July - August 

Where is Music in the Mountains:

Venues throughout the region, including the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, Keyah Grande, Reising Stage, LePlatt’s Pond, River Bend Ranch, and the Sky Ute Event Center. Plus check out our free community concerts on our new mobile stage!

What is Music in the Mountains:

Celebrating our 35th season, Music in the Mountains is back with an exceptional summer music festival, bringing visiting musicians of the highest caliber to Durango for three weeks of outstanding music this July. 

Our mainstage venue, the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, is located just minutes from downtown Durango and hosts our Festival Orchestra concerts, while additional chamber concerts and World Music concerts are held at beautiful outdoor venues throughout the region. Plus, new this year is our “Road Show,” a series of free outdoor community concerts throughout the region on our brand-new mobile stage!

Led by Artistic Director Gregory Hustis and renowned conductor Guillermo Figueroa, Principal Conductor of the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, our festival orchestra is comprised of over 60 visiting musicians, hailing from all over the world and bringing unparalleled talent to Durango for this three-week festival. Acclaimed visiting guest musicians and conductors join our festival orchestra each year, ranging from Grammy award-winning conductors to Juilliard School graduates and soloists. 

With over 40 events in three weeks, Music in the Mountains offers something for all music lovers, including classical orchestra concerts, pops orchestra concerts, chamber concerts, a family-friendly concert and picnic, signature chocolate and wine pairing event, world music concerts, and more. 

Don’t miss your chance to experience a true one-of-a-kind musical experience in the heart of Southwest Colorado! Our 2021 festival kicks off on July 11th and runs through August 1st. Be sure to check out our updated COVID and return policy for all 2021 events.

Point of Contact:

Angie Beach; info@musicinthemountains.com; (970) 385-6820