Aspen Music Festival And School

Recognize our Artist-Faculty



The strength of our artist-faculty is the top reason why most students come to our summer Festival and School. We wish to celebrate and laud these magnificent artists with Endowed Chair positions, either as teaching or performing artists. Numerous positions are available for concertmaster and principal positions in Aspen Festival Orchestra and Aspen Chamber Symphony.

Faculty Chairs

Teaching Chairs in all instruments $500,000


Orchestral Principals

Aspen Festival Orchestra Chair positions                    Aspen Chamber Symphony Chair positions

AFO Concertmaster $1,000,000

ACS Concertmaster

AFO Principal Winds $500,000

ACS Principal Winds

AFO Principal Brass $500,000

ACS Principal Brass

AFO Principal Strings $500,000

ACS Principal Strings

AFO Principal Percussion $500,000

ACS Principal Percussion



Multi-year, and visiting Composer-in-residence positions

The future of classical music lies in the support of living composers. Your gift to us will strengthen our commitment to new music and our composition programs by allowing us to host additional multi-year residencies, as well as welcoming more composers to the Festival each year.

Named summer-long residency with commission and focus on the composer’s work $2,000,000
Named week-long visiting composer residency $100,000





For more information on the campaign and how you can contribute, please contact:
Alexander Brose
Vice President for Development
970 205 5060

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO