Aspen Music Festival And School

Education & Community

The Aspen Music Festival and School is dedicated to the goal of inspiring the next generation of classical music enthusiasts. The AMFS's "Festival for Kids" programming allows families to enjoy the world-class offerings of the Music Festival in a more relaxed atmosphere. The AMFS maintains its fundamental commitment to music education showcased throughout the summer with year round educational programming offered to students of all ages in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Find what you're looking for:

After-school music programs: (Beginning Strings, Lead Guitar, Maroon Bel Canto Children’s Chorus)

Private lessons during the summer: Roaring Fork Valley Music Lesson Program and P.A.L.S.

AMFS music experiences during the school year: Educational Programs (including AfterWorks and Musical Connections.)

Honor ensembles for local students: Musical Connections.

Summer camp opportunities: MBCCC Festival Summer Camp

Free and fun music programs for young kids and families: Festival for Kids

Summer programming for local music students: P.A.L.S.



The AMFS would like to thank our generous Education and Community programming supporters including: Caryn and Rudi Scheidt; John and Jeannie Seybold; Gail and Daniel E. Schmidt IV; Mary Hugh Scott; Alpine Bank; Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank, N.A.; Les Dames d'Aspen; Nina McLemore; the Thrift Shop of Aspen; the Colorado Creative Industries Division, a state agency; and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.        


Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO