2016 Summer Festival

Signal Hill Ranch, July 28–Aug 6, 2016

Kevin Krentz, Artistic Director

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Come celebrate the 21st season of the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, as we welcome artists from around the world to Signal Hill Ranch. Hong Kong Philharmonic Concertmaster Jing Wang returns to our Centerstage, joined by audience favorites Paul Wiancko, Yuri Namkung, Craig Sheppard, Jasper Wood, Grace Park, and Elena Urioste. Pianist Zhang Zuo, winner of China's 1st International Piano Concerto Competition, makes her Festival debut this summer.

Jing Wang is concertmaster of the Hong Kong Philharmonic.Jing Wang is concertmaster
of the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Centerstage concerts are July 28, 30, August 2, 4, and 6. Enjoy local food, wine and beer on the grounds before each concert, and stay afterwards to meet the musicians under the stars.

Free community concerts, open rehearsals, art displays, pre-concert presentations and afterglow parties round out a busy 10-day schedule. This year we will hold some events in coordination with the Confluence Gallery "Music as Muse" exhibit.

Visit our program page for the most up-to-date listing of all Festival activities.

Featured Articles

Festival founder Gerry Sparling

Collection of a Lifetime

May 06—Own a piece of Valley history. The art collection belonging to the late Drs. Gerald and Virginia Sparling will be on display for sale at this summer's Festival.

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Volunteers power our Festival. Without them, there would be no music. Each one helps make the Festival a fun community event.

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About the Festival

Listening to great music is fun, and even more fun when doing it with people you like.


The Festival welcomes your comments.

Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival
P.O. Box 249
Winthrop, WA 98862
Phone: 509-997-5000
Email: info@methowmusicfestival.org

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