Special Events

The Colorado Music Festival’s special events are not only fun, electrifying, and full of music — they are also a critical component of our fundraising. Visit this page regularly as we announce plans for upcoming events.


Annual Gala

Kick off each Festival season with fellow patrons. Special guest artists, auctions, and fine food take center stage as we celebrate and support the continued excellence of the Festival with you.

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Special Donor Events

Cocktails with our Music Director and breakfast with our Orchestra are just two of the ways we show our appreciation for your support.

Season Announcement Party

Each winter, supporters look forward to joining Music Director Peter Oundjian as he unveils the program for the coming year.



Family Concert

Enjoy an array of activities on the Chautauqua grounds for kids of all ages following the family concert each summer.

How You Can Help

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Plan Your Festival Experience

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.