The Tetons have inspired artists and musicians from all over the world for decades. That’s why Jackson Hole, WY, is the perfect place to host the Grand Teton Music Festival! This annual celebration of music is a summertime tradition and retreat for some of the country’s top classical musicians and soloists. We’ve listed everything you need to know about this exciting musical experience. For more local event recommendations, be sure to check out our free Jackson Hole Vacation Guide!
About the Grand Teton Music Festival
Since 1962, the Grand Teton Music Festival has hosted dozens of prestigious musicians. These talented artists flock to the area to regain artistic inspiration and share their talents with the community. It’s led by highly-acclaimed Maestro Donald Runnicles, who aims to share his passion for music with Jackson Hole and the world.
What to Expect This Year
The 2019 festival will take place between July 3 and August 18. Expect to see talent from world-renowned symphonies and artists and gain a deeper appreciation for the musical arts. Here are just some of the artists you’ll be able to see this year:
- Norah Jones
- Prismatic Winds
- Teton Brass Quintet
- Michael Feinstein
- Carmina Burana
- Stephen Hough
- Los Angeles Guitar Quintet
- Hilary Hahn
- Takács Quartet.
Some of the most popular events at the festival include the “Patriotic Pops” 4th of July concert and various free family concerts.
Find more information about the 2019 schedule by visiting the official site!
Several G.T.M.F. events take place in Walk Festival Hall, a beautiful timber facility known for its intimate atmosphere and excellent acoustics. Inside this slopeside concert hall, guests can sit just a few feet away from the performers! Walk Hall is located in the heart of Teton Village at the base of the Jackson Hole Ski Resort. It’s just a short 10-minute drive from Bentwood Inn!
Whether you plan to attend the Grand Teton Music Festival or experience Jackson Hole’s many other summer activities, there’s no better place to call “home away from home” than Bentwood Inn, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World! Our beautiful, eco-friendly bed and breakfast boasts incredible accommodations and scenic views of the surrounding Tetons. After a day of exploring Jackson Hole, head back to one of our beautiful rooms and unwind on your private deck. Or, stroll through our manicured gardens, just steps away from a wildlife refuge. You’ll also be treated to a complimentary gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay. We can’t wait to hear all about your adventures!