Aspen Music Festival And School

Government and Foundation Support

Government Support

The Festival and School is fortunate to receive funding for many of our community service and special programs through gifts from local, state, and federal institutions. We greatly appreciate their encouragement and support, and the critical financial assistance they provide.

City of Aspen, for its very special and generous Community Service Grant in support of Festival programs

Colorado Creative Industries, a state agency dedicated to the advancement of a thriving and vibrant Colorado

The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency

Town of Basalt, for its annual operating contribution in support of the Education and Community Outreach programming

Foundation Support

The generosity of the following national foundations, corporations, and other non-profit groups has provided significant funding for musical and educational projects, as well as student financial assistance. A special thanks to the following donors for their commitment to music and education:

America-Israel Cultural Foundation
Asian Cultural Council
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Golub Family Foundation
Les Dames d’Aspen
Lin Yao Ji Scholorship for Summer Studies in Music
LLWW Foundation
Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County
Sigma Alpha Iota
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
The Allen and Kelli Questrom Foundation
The Polonsky Foundation
Resnick Family Foundation
The Rob and Melani Walton Foundation
The Solid Rock Foundation
The Tippet Rise Fund of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation
The Thrift Shop of Aspen
Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts
United Jewish Appeal Aspen Valley powered by JEWISHcolorado
Vincent Wilkinson Foundation
William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO