Aspen Music Festival And School

COVID Policies

The Aspen Music Festival and School continues to closely monitor public health conditions and will always operate following all state and county health orders to safeguard its artists, patrons, artist-faculty, students, staff, and community. Guidelines may change at any time and this page will be updated to reflect current conditions.  

Institutional safety protocols will be outlined as we near the 2022 Season.  

AMFS reserves the right to make necessary programmatic adjustments up to full cancellation, in the case of unforeseen circumstances. Unforeseen circumstances is used to describe an event that prevents the AMFS from proceeding with programming in traditional fashion. Examples of such circumstances can include, but are not limited to, natural disasters, site unavailability, health and safety risks, and technology issues.  

In the event that the AMFS must rescind a student’s offer of admission due to unforeseen circumstances, tuition and housing deposits/fees will be refunded. Application fees are not refundable.  



The Aspen Music Festival and School will require all students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before arriving for the 2022 season. This means you must have received all necessary doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine no later than June 8, 2022. “Necessary doses” includes a booster shot if your initial vaccination series was completed more than five months ago (click here for CDC guidance). Requests for applicable exemptions (medical and religious) will be considered. These requests must be communicated before enrollment to the Office of Student Services.   

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO