Health and Safety

COVID-19 Safety Plan for 2021 Festival

(photo by Anne Krause) We understand that health and safety are important factors for our patrons considering returning Chautauqua Auditorium for in-person concerts in the 2021 Festival season (July 1-August 7). Watch this page for updates as the Festival approaches. ...

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May Update

We write to you today with the unfortunate news that the 2020 Colorado Music Festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Having sustained hope throughout these past months that presenting the Festival would be possible, we now accept that we are unable...

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April Update

As I’ve witnessed the impact of COVID-19 unfold upon our musical community worldwide, I find it most compelling to see musicians band together to support each other, share each other’s uplifting performances, and serve as beacons of happiness and compassion to one...

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Know Before You Go

Get the basics about getting to the Festival, finding parking, accessibility info, and more.

While You're Here

Learn more about the on-site experience at Chautauqua Auditorium, including your options for pre-concert dining.

Visiting Boulder

The Festival performs in beautiful Boulder, Colorado — a breathtaking location full of nature, culture, cuisine, art, and more.

Learn About Our Educational Programs


Festival Fellows

Meet the Festival Fellows: eight aspiring professional musicians who receive coaching and performance opportunities through the Festival and its guest artists.

Center for Musical Arts

This excellent community music school is also the educational arm of our organization.

Your Gift Makes the Difference

Thank you for helping us to keep the music playing.