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2018

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival & Academy July 8-August 5, 2018 Packages & Passes on sale April 2, 2018

! NEW Single Tickets on sale April 16, 2018

Buy your packages and passes early this season! Purchase tickets online at WintergreenPerformingArts.org or by calling 434-361-0541. Visit WintergreenPerformingArts.org for updates on summer Box Office hours and location. The Box Office will also open onsite one hour prior to concerts.

Welcome to Your Summer of Musical Connections — Erin Freeman, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Music has the power to Build Bridges, to connect communities, to uplift people, and to set a positive tone for our world. It is inspiring to hear our Festival artists at the height of their abilities. It is energizing to watch our students become the next generation of cultural leaders. It is restorative to combine the serenity of nature with the beauty of classical music. And, it is just plain fun to kick back with exciting music by greats from Beethoven to Ellington. The 2018 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy is just around the corner – now is the time to plan your Summer! If you’re new to the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy, welcome! You’ll find much to delight

your senses. Take a look at our various series, our special offerings, and our opportunities for musical enrichment. Or, pick a weekend experience that suits your schedule and musical tastes. With more than 150 events, we have something for everyone! If you’re a returning patron, welcome back! You’ll recognize some of your favorites: Wild Wednesdays, Mix, Mingle & Music, Coffee & Kids, Bold Bach at Bold Rock, Festive Fridays, Vines & Violins, and, of course, MountainTop Masterworks. All of these are supercharged this summer with thrilling experiences designed to uplift and inspire YOU!

We have some exciting changes this year, most noticeably the location of our main Mountain performance venue, the Dunlop Pavilion. Many thanks go to the management and staff of the Wintergreen Resort. They enthusiastically help us with student housing, rehearsal spaces, and other important Festival logistics, all while working on their own projects that help make Wintergreen the beautiful and captivating Destination that makes it so special. Cheers!


F IN D YO U R

FAVORITES Series

Our themed concerts, organized by Series, are what we’re known for and are what make our Festival so exciting and different. Six days a week, we present engaging and uplifting concerts in the most beautiful of settings.

MountainTop Masterworks

Mix, Mingle & Music

Wild Wednesdays

Powerful and passionate, our flagship Series. Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Pages 3-4

A 6:00 pm cocktail (half) hour followed by a one-hour concert. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the Mountain and in the Valley at Bold Rock Hard Cider. Pages 5-6

Folk, jazz, rock, and Motown. A perfect midweek pick-me-up. Page 7

Festive Fridays

Coffee & Kids

This eclectic and inviting Series includes everything from an evening at Devils Backbone to a slapstick doubleheader movie night with live cinematic score. Page 8

Sunday mornings, with coffee and familyfriendly activities followed by an hour-long casual concert. Page 9

Specials

Enrichment

Academy

Five unique opportunities to hear our musicians and some very special guests. From Vines & Violins at Veritas Vineyard & Winery to our Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest (which we’re thrilled to include during the 2018 WSMF!) to an evening of Schubert & Champagne, you will want to save the dates NOW for these singular experiences! Pages 10-11

Seminars, interactive performance opportunities, and cooking classes – all designed to help you dive more deeply into the music – and food – you love so much! Pages 12-15

Our Academy students come from around the world to study with our professional musicians. For true inspiration, come watch them perform, learn, and grow in concerts, masterclasses, and seminars. Pages 16-18

Wintergreen Weekends

July 13-15 • July 20-22 • July 27-29 • August 3-5 Come to the mountains for the perfect musical weekend getaway. With an all-access Weekend Pass (NEW! Family Passes also available – see page 25), a 20% discount on the daily lodging rate at Wintergreen Resort, incredible hiking and outdoor activities, and the finest wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries in Virginia, you just might choose more than one wonderful Wintergreen Weekend! Pages 19-20

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M O U N TA I N T O P

MASTERWORKS

Each preceded by a pre-concert conversation one hour prior to the listed start time. LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$42, single tickets MOUNTAINTOP MASTERPACK

$155, 4 tickets $232, 6 tickets Children 18 and under admitted free

MountainTop Masterworks I: Bernstein & Beethoven – Two Musical Game Changers DATES

Saturday, July 14 at 7:30 pm Sunday, July 15 at 3:00 pm

ARTISTS

Victor Yampolsky, CONDUCTOR Peter Marshall, PIANO Paul Neebe, TRUMPET William Parrish, ENGLISH HORN Copland: Quiet City Bernstein: Fascimile Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, “Eroica”

Beethoven’s “Eroica” has been called “the greatest leap ever made in the history of arts and letters.” Find out why this piece stirs the soul, and explore the unique Fascimile – ballet music by another groundbreaking composer: Leonard Bernstein. Featuring solos by three of our own Festival Artists!

n tio a c o wL & e N ime T y a urd t a S

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MountainTop Masterworks II: Mei-Ann Chen Conducts Appalachian Spring

DATES

Saturday, July 21 at 7:30 pm Sunday, July 22 at 3:00 pm

ARTISTS

Mei-Ann Chen, CONDUCTOR Yoko Reikano Kimura, KOTO

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen is back to celebrate the connection between folk and classical in this concert. Featuring our most requested piece: Aaron Copland’s effervescent Appalachian Spring. This iconic American ballet music is preceded by Daron Hagen’s Genji, a work of Japanese-AmericanEuropean fusion that the Washington Post’s Anne Midgette calls “vivid and appealing.”

MountainTop Masterworks III: Fire & Elegance with Rachel Barton Pine Passionate and virtuosic, violinist Rachel Barton Pine brings her thrilling technique and musicianship to the Mountain performing TWO concertos from the Classical era: one by Mozart and one by his lesser known contemporary, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a fencer, violinist, composer, and descendent of an African slave. With the exciting 90th Symphony by Haydn, this is a concert not to be missed.

MountainTop Masterworks IV: Season Finale – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy” “When music’s enchantment reigns, magnificence takes form ... Outer peace and inner bliss reign over the fortunate ones.” This text from Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy captures music’s power to inspire, unite, and glorify those that are in its presence. Be one of the fortunate ones to experience our epic season finale – one that celebrates music, community, and everlasting brotherhood. 4 | WintergreenPerformingArts.org

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Glinka: Kamarinskaya Hagen: Genji, Concerto for Koto and Orchestra Copland: Appalachian Spring, Suite for Orchestra

DATES

Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 pm Sunday, July 29 at 3:00 pm

ARTISTS

Daniel Hege, CONDUCTOR Rachel Barton Pine, VIOLIN Walker: Lyric for Strings Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto Haydn: Symphony No. 90 in G Major, Hob I:90

DATES

Saturday, Aug 4 at 7:30 pm Sunday, Aug 5 at 3:00 pm

ARTISTS

Erin Freeman, CONDUCTOR Arianna Zukerman, SOPRANO Heather Johnson, MEZZO-SOPRANO Jeffrey Picon, TENOR Baron Fenwick, PIANO [ACADEMY PIANO FELLOW] Singers from the Vocal Intensive 2018 Sing with Us! Chorus Members of Richmond Symphony Chorus Members of the Charlottesville Oratorio Society Traditional: Spirituals Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80 Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125


Tuesdays and Thursdays. Come at 6:00 pm to “Mix and

MIX, MINGLE

& MUSIC Ancient Inspirations

Mingle” at our cash bar, and then join us at 6:30 pm for an hour of powerful and compelling music!

The Academy Strings under the direction of Victor Yampolsky and our six Academy Conductors perform Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 3 and Arensky’s moving Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky.

Bold Bach at Bold Rock I: Bach of Ages

The tradition continues! Hear the music of Bach through the creative lenses of Stamitz, Mozart, Caroline Shaw, and our own Michael White.

Love’s Philosophy

Elisabeth Adkins and Eddie Newman present Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade, which draws inspiration from Plato’s Symposium – a collection of philosophical declarations about love!

Mei-Ann Chen Leads the Academy Strings

Wintergreen favorite Mei-Ann Chen leads the Academy Strings through an engaging hour of lush, beautiful string orchestra music.

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DATE

Tuesday, July 10 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

Pay What You Want

DATE

Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Bold Rock Hard Cider

PRICING

$32, reservations required

DATE

Tuesday, July 17 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32

DATE

Thursday, July 19 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

Pay What You Want


Bold Bach at Bold Rock II: JS Bach – Bach to Basics DATE

Tuesday, July 24 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Bold Rock Hard Cider

PRICING

$32, reservations required

JS Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 caps off this evening of masterful music by the doyen of the Baroque era (and one, well, unique piece by his “only forgotten son,” PDQ Bach).

Leonard Rose 100th Birthday Celebration

We honor the 100th birthday of legendary cellist Leonard Rose with an evening of music by Bach, Chopin, and Popper. Featuring every cellist at Wintergreen – Festival Artists, Academy Students, and a special guest from the National Symphony, Steven Honigberg.

DATE

Thursday, July 26 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32

A Symphony of Winds

George Enescu’s rhapsodic and expressive Decet for Winds is a symphony for ten players and makes for a colorful evening. Don’t miss this virtuosic evening featuring flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, and even English horn!

DATE

Tuesday, July 31 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32

The 2018 Fellowship String Quartet, all the way from the Royal Academy of Music in London, performs their final concert of the Summer.

DATE

Thursday, Aug 2 at 6:00 pm Performance at 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32

The Czigány Quartet

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WILD

Kick back and relax with these entertaining and inviting

Wednesdays

midweek shows. From Jazz to Motown to Rock & Roll with a twist, our Wild Wednesdays are perfect for everyone! LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$35, unless otherwise indicated

Opening Night: Live from the MountainTop – A Radio Revue DATE

Wednesday, July 11 Concert at 7:30 pm Party at 6:00pm

PRICING

$60, Party & Concert* $35, Concert only * Advance purchase required

Step back in time to the ‘40s and ‘50s with an old-fashioned radio show, combining stories, music, and more. Featuring The Richard Williams Trio (2018 Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist) and Wintergreen Festival Artists. Mike Goldberg, music host of Richmond’s Community Ideas Station, WCVE, will be our guest emcee for this memorable evening! Pictured: John Winn Ensemble

Tony & The Duke with John Winn

Shredding with the Strings – Rock & Roll Throughout the Ages

Motown on the Mountain with Masters of Soul

DATE

DATE

DATE

Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 25 at 7:30 pm

John Winn returns to the Mountain to celebrate two jazz giants: Tony Bennett and Duke Ellington. Special guests include Charlottesville’s favorite jazz trumpeter John D’Earth and Tony Bennett’s long-time bassist, Paul Langosch.

Super-star violinist Rachel Barton Pine, the Czigány Quartet, and special guests take the audience on an unexpected tour of all things metal, bridging Shostakovich and Paganini with Led Zeppelin and Metallica. That’s right – even classical music has its Rock & Roll moments!

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Wednesday, Aug 1 at 7:30 pm

Music by Gladys Knight & The Pips, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes: Motown & Wild Wednesdays – exciting, toe-tapping pairings for our grand finale week!


Four fabulous Fridays – All very different, but all

FESTIVE

Fridays

fantastically fun!

Composing Craft: An Evening of Brews & Strings DATE

Friday, July 13 at 6:00 pm

LOCATION

Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows

PRICING

Free

With a string quartet and more, this will be the perfect celebration of brews, tunes, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. This special collaboration runs from 6:00-8:00 pm. Complete schedule to be posted on the website. (Page 9). Rain Date: Sunday, July 15 at 6:00 pm

Movie Night with Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton

American Voices – Music of Leonard Bernstein and Other American Greats

No Boundaries, Only Bridges – A Celebration of Music Connections

DATE

Friday, July 20 at 7:30 pm

DATE

Friday, July 27 at 7:30 pm

DATE

Friday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32

PRICING

$32

PRICING

$32

Don’t miss our fourth annual movie night, featuring a double header of slapstick genius featuring two world-premiere scores played by Wintergreen Festival Artists: Buster Keaton’s The Boat (music by Academy composition students) and Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights (music by Daron Hagen).

In celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday, we present a festive evening of song, featuring some of our nation’s finest songwriters, including Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Daron Hagen, and of course Bernstein himself.

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Jazz, tango, folk, and classical chamber music find their way into one concert, proving once and for all that music invites and unites across centuries, styles, and nations. Featuring Dvorak’s “American” String Quartet and selections from Piazzola’s Estaciones Portenas (“Four Seasons”).


COFFEE &

All Coffee & Kids concerts are family-friendly and take

Kids

place in the Dunlop Pavilion. Arrive between 10:15 am and 11:00 am for coffee for adults and pre-concert activities for the kids. LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$25, Children under the age of 18 are admitted free of charge. See our full ticket pricing for young people on page 25.

A Soldier’s Tale DATE

Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 am

Find out what happens when you sell your violin for the promise of unending wealth. Featuring Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano and Haydn’s Divertissement No. 2 for Flute, Violin, and Cello. Narrated by Susan Messersmith and Erin Freeman.

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Little Red Riding Hood

The Story of Beethoven

DATE

DATE

DATE

Sunday, July 22 at 11:00 am

Sunday, July 29 at 11:00 am

A Norwegian tale about three goats, a troll, and (of course) a bridge comes to life in the music of James Scott Balentine. We’ll also explore music of two Norwegian composers: Ola Gjeillo and Edvard Grieg.

There’s something in Bruce Adolphe’s Little Red Riding Hood for everyone – grandmothers, grandchildren, and even wolves! Paired with songs written and performed by our talented Academy students.

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Sunday, August 5 at 11:00 am

Learn about the fascinating, difficult, and triumphant life of Beethoven through his solo and chamber music, including selections from the “Spring” Sonata, the “Moonlight” Sonata, and even a unique arrangement of his Symphony No. 7.


SPECIAL

These unique concerts will be the highlights of the summer!

Events

From the Opening Night Party to a full day of bluegrass music, our special events are not to be missed.

Vines & Violins – A Journey Through the Senses DATE

Sunday, July 8 at 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm

LOCATION

Veritas Vineyard & Winery

PRICING

$30, Single tickets $10, for Weekend, Seven-Day, and Festival Season Passholders

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and Andrew Hodson, Owner of Veritas Vineyard & Winery, as they guide you through a wine and music tasting like none other. One of our most highly reviewed events from 2017, Vines & Violins is back with five exclusive wines paired with five musical selections.

Opening Night Party & Concert Live from the MountainTop – A Radio Revue

Step back in time to the ‘40s and ‘50s with an old-fashioned radio show, combining stories, music, and more. Featuring The Richard Williams Trio (2018 Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist) and Wintergreen Festival Artists. Mike Goldberg, music host of Richmond’s Community Ideas Station, WCVE, will be our guest emcee for this memorable evening!

DATE

Wednesday, July 11 at 6:00 pm Concert at 7:30 pm

LOCATIONS

Commonwealth Ballroom at Wintergreen Resort (Party) Dunlop Pavilion (Concert)

PRICING

$60, Party & Concert* $35, Concert only *advance purchase required

Champagne & Schubert

Inspired by Beethoven, Schubert’s Octet is a masterpiece of the large chamber music repertoire. Enjoy an intimate performance of this epic work, performed by our Festival Artists and conducted by our Academy Conductors. Then, toast their accomplishments with a glass of sparkling wine or non-alcoholic beverage in a unique talk-back about the music and the process of becoming a conductor.

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DATE

Friday, July 13 at 8:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32


13th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest DATE

Saturday, July 14 from 12:00-6:00 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

$32 in advance $37 at the door

Now a part of the Festival, this is a day-long celebration of all things Bluegrass! Performers will include Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (2016 IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year), Banjo player Kaia Kater, and the Lonesome River Band (including Jesse Smathers, winner of the 2017 IBMA Momentum Vocalist of the Year award). Bring your fiddle, guitar, bass, or banjo for jam sessions, or just come and enjoy the music with friends and family!

Voices & Winds in the Valley – Broadway, Opera & More

Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, or grab a table under the tent, and enjoy exciting tunes from Broadway to Opera, sung by the talented singers in our Vocal Intensive program. Plus, our new Academy woodwind quintet will perform, offering something for everyone! We’ll have libations to purchase, so you can raise a glass to toast our incredible students.

US Army Brass Quintet and Master Sergeant Bob McDonald in Performance DATE

Monday, July 30 at 7:30 pm

LOCATION

Dunlop Pavilion

PRICING

Free, tickets required

The musicians of the US Army Band’s “Pershing’s Own” in Washington, DC are back! This time featuring Master Sergeant Bob McDonald and the United States Army Brass Quintet, this free concert is a family-friendly evening of patriotic, nostalgic, and fun songs, creating a spirit of community and joy. 11 | WintergreenPerformingArts.org

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Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 pm

LOCATION

Rockfish Valley Community Center (RVCC) 190 Rockfish School Lane (off of Rt. 151) in Afton

PRICING

Free, donations appreciated


Enrichment

At the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy, there’s more than just great music on a beautiful mountain. You have the opportunity to dive into the music from every angle! Our seminars, interactive events, cooking classes, and special opportunities are all designed to help you experience the music (and food!) more fully and vibrantly than you ever thought possible.

Morning Seminars The ultimate behind-the-scenes tour of our music, musicians, and artistic process, our morning seminars are a longstanding and much-beloved tradition. Come explore musical connections with us each morning! All VMFA presentations have been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and are supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund.

Week 1: Two Masterworks with Michael White Dive deeply into Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony and Schubert’s Beethoven-inspired Octet with Juilliard professor Michael White. Don’t worry if you miss a class in the series – you’ll be able to jump into these fascinating lectures at any time!

Week 2: From Bach to Bernstein In Week 2, Michael White explores Bach and Bernstein, and special guests will enlighten us about Japanese culture and aesthetics – both visual and musical.

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DATE

Mondays–Fridays; 9:30-11:45 am 10:30 am (complimentary coffee break)

PRICING

$16

LOCATION

Michael White Performance Center

SEMINAR

DATE

Schubert Octet

Monday, July 9 Tuesday, July 10

Beethoven Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Wednesday, July 11 Thursday, July 12 Friday, July 13

SEMINAR

DATE

Bernstein Serenade with Michael White

Monday, July 16

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with Michael White

Tuesday, July 17

Bach & the Solo Violin with Michael White

Wednesday, July 18

Japanese Koto: The History, the Sound & the Music with Yoko Reikano Kimura

Tuesday, July 19

Japanese Aesthetics & Musical Idioms with Amanda Dalla Adams of the VMFA Resort Location TBA – Free

Friday, July 20

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Week 3: A Game Show, Two Birthdays & A World Renowned Violinist An eclectic week that runs the gamut from humor to retrospectives.

Week 4: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About ... What do wine, the circus, choral singing, smelling timpani, and neuroscience have common? Well, Week 4 Morning Seminars, of course!

Music 101 Music 101 sessions run from 9:3011:00 am on Saturday mornings. These short, casual classes help you make your own musical discoveries! PRICING

$12

LOCATION

Michael White Performance Center

SEMINAR

DATE

You Don’t Say? A game-show-inspired morning with a panel of your favorite Wintergreen Musicians

Monday, July 23

Rachel Barton Pine – On Playing Mozart Concertos

Tuesday, July 24

Pop Art: Blurring Boundaries with Lulan Yu of the VMFA Resort Location TBA – Free

Wednesday, July 25

Leonard Bernstein & American Song with Erin Freeman, Gilda Lyons and Daron Hagen

Thursday, July 26

Reflections on Rose: A Commemoration of Leonard Rose’s 100th birthday with Stephen Honigberg and special guests

Friday, July 27

SEMINAR

DATE

What Are They Doing Up There? Your chance to get the inside scoop on Orchestra Musicians

Monday, July 30

Wine, Music & the Brain with Andrew Hodson, Owner of Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Tuesday, July 31

Robert Shaw: An American Choral Legend with Erin Freeman

Wednesday, August 1

Big Top Art: A VMFA Seminar with Wintergreen favorite Margaret Hancock Resort Location TBA – Free

Thursday, August 2

Virtuosi & Amateurs: The Surprising Connection with Peter Marshal

Friday, August 3

SEMINAR

DATE

Bernstein’s Fascimile: A Ballet Worth Hearing with Erin Freeman

Saturday, July 14

Copland’s Appalachian Spring: More than Just “Simple Gifts” with Erin Freeman

Saturday, July 21

Hearing Haydn’s 90th Symphony with Erin Freeman

Saturday, July 28

Behind the Scenes of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” with Peter Marshall

Saturday, August 4

Pre-Concert Conversations Join our maestros one hour before each MountainTop Masterworks concert for an insightful conversation about the music and musicians you are about to hear. See page 3 for details. Dunlop Pavilion – Free with ticket

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Interactive Experience: Sing with Us! Wednesday, August 1-Sunday, August 5 A fully immersive choir camp for adults, this five-day event has something for the singer in everyone. Sing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (and more!) in performance with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, participate in vocal technique classes and rehearsals with Erin Freeman, attend seminars, and attend Festival concerts. What’s not to love? Three different price structures: • • •

For Festival Season Passholders: $25 For those just participating in the sessions listed to the right: $25 For those wishing to participate in the entire long weekend: $150 (includes admission to all Festival events from Wednesday-Sunday – a $235 value. Cooking Classes not included.)

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SEMINAR

DATE

Voice Class

Wednesday, August 1 from 1:00-1:45 pm, Resort Location TBA

Chorus Rehearsal

Wednesday, August 1 from 4:00-6:00 pm, Resort Location TBA

German Class

Thursday, August 2 from 10:00-11:30 am, Resort Location TBA

Sectionals

Thursday, August 2 from 1:00-2:30 pm, Michael White Performance Center

Chorus Rehearsal

Thursday, August 2 from 3:30-5:30 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Chorus Rehearsal

Friday, August 3 from 4:00-6:00 pm, Valley Location TBA

Chorus Rehearsal

Saturday, August 4 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Dress Rehearsal with Orchestra

Saturday, August 4 from 2:00-4:30 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Performance

Saturday, August 4 from 7:30-9:30 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Performance

Sunday, August 5 from 3:00-5:00 pm, Dunlop Pavilion


Academy Seminars Come join the Academy students for these Open Seminars on topics from working with a conductor to composing for wind instruments. These discussions are sure to enrich your musical understanding and experience! All Academy Open Seminars take place at the Michael White Performance Center unless otherwise noted. Free

SEMINAR

DATE

Conductors’ Summit Seminar: Working with your Concertmaster with Elisabeth Adkins

Tuesday, July 10 from 2:00-3:00 pm

Conductors’ Summit Seminar: Working with the Woodwind Section with Charles Messersmith

Tuesday, July 10 from 3:00-4:00 pm

Composers’ Retreat Seminar: Working with a Conductor with Erin Freeman

Wednesday, July 18 from 4:30-5:30 pm

Composers’ Retreat Seminar: Academy Seminar – Chorus Reading with Erin Freeman

Friday, July 20 from 3:00-5:00 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Composers’ Retreat Seminar: Writing for Winds with Aaron Hill

Wednesday, July 25 from 3:00-4:00 pm

Composers’ Retreat Seminar: Writing for Solo Singer & Collaborative Pianist with Arianna Zukerman and Peter Marshall

Wednesday, July 25 from 4:00-5:00 pm

Composers’ Retreat Seminar: Academy Seminar – Chorus Reading with Erin Freeman

Friday, July 27 from 4:00-6:00 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Special Opportunity for Festival Season Passholders ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS Watch the magic up close and in person! With the purchase of a Festival Season Pass (the best deal on the Mountain), you get exclusive access to all of our MountainTop Masterworks rehearsals.

All rehearsals take place in the Dunlop Pavilion and with the exception of Week 1 and Week 4 are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am-12:30 pm.

Cooking Classes Our cooking classes are the talk of Nelson County. Learn from the best chefs in Charlottesville and Richmond in these demonstration-style cooking classes. They are informative and delicious, and they fill up fast! Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm $45 Check our website for details!

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See the Festival schedule for times, and refer to page 3 for repertoire and artist details. Free with Festival Season Pass. Circle-level donors are also invited to attend rehearsals.

SEMINAR

DATE

Mike Perry, Executive Chef at Brasserie Saison in Charlottesville Bev and Jim Holloway’s home on the Mountain

Tuesday, July 10 Thursday, July 12

Caleb Shriver, Executive Chef/Owner of Dutch & Company in Richmond Jim and Judy Kramer’s home in Stoney Creek

Tuesday, July 17 Thursday, July 19

Mark Gresge, Executive Chef/Owner of L’etoile Catering in Crozet Maria and Paul Spence’s home on the Mountain

Tuesday, July 24 Thursday, July 26

Christian Stiltner, Executive Chef at the Whiskey Jar in Charlottesville Angie and Bob Lindquist’s home in Stoney Creek

Tuesday, July 31 Thursday, August 2


Academy

With eight different programs, our growing Academy represents an exciting cross section of the future of classical music.

Academy Masterclasses & Seminars String Masterclasses Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:15 pm, unless otherwise noted Observe our talented Academy faculty, comprised of Wintergreen Festival Orchestra members and guest artists, as they work with our String Chamber Music and Fellowship String Quartet students. Topics of instruction range from orchestral excerpts to solo repertoire, from chamber music to modern music.

SEMINAR

DATE & LOCATION

Basics of Rehearsing

Tuesday, July 10, Dunlop Pavilion

David Teie, Cello

Thursday, July 12, Dunlop Pavilion

Ross Monroe Winter, VIOLIN

Tuesday, July 17, Dunlop Pavilion

Elisabeth Adkins, VIOLIN

Thursday, July 19, Michael White Performance Center

Ann Marie Brink, VIOLA

Tuesday, July 24, Dunlop Pavilion

Rachel Barton Pine, VIOLIN

Thursday, July 26, starts at 4:00 pm, Dunlop Pavilion

Steve Larson, VIOLA

Tuesday, July 31, Dunlop Pavilion

Wesley Baldwin, CELLO

Thursday, August 2, Michael White Performance Center

All string masterclasses are free and open to the public.

Conducting Masterclasses

SEMINAR

DATE

July 9-July 13 at various times

Conducting Masterclass with the Fellowship String Quartet

Monday, July 9 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Conducting Masterclass with the Academy String Orchestra

Monday, July 9 from 7:00-9:30 pm

Conducting Masterclass with the Academy String Orchestra

Tuesday, July 10 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Conducting Masterclass with Wintergreen Festival Artists

Wednesday, July 11 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Resort Location TBA

Conducting Masterclass with Wintergreen Festival Artists

Friday, July 13 from 2:00-4:30 pm

Conducting Masterclass with Wintergreen Festival Artists

Wednesday, July 21 from 2:30-5:00 pm, Resort Location TBA

How does a conductor learn? And how hard can it be? Find out as our Conductors’ Summit students take the podium under the watchful eyes and ears of Maestro Victor Yampolsky. Repertoire by Schubert, Respighi, and Arensky. All conducting masterclasses take place in the Dunlop Pavilion unless otherwise noted, and are free and open to the public.

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Vocal Masterclasses July 23-July 27 from 2:00-4:00 pm July 30-August 3 from 2:00-4:00 pm You will be amazed at the significant progress a student can make in a short time. With intense one-on-one instruction with our Master Instructors, the students of the Vocal Intensive Program are different musicians after only two short weeks. Faculty includes: Arianna Zukerman, Jeffrey Picon, Heather Johnson, Peter Marshall, and Joy Schreier. All vocal masterclasses take place in the Dunlop Pavilion and are free and open to the public.

Wind Chamber Music Masterclasses July 23-August 3 from 10:00 am-12:30 pm 2018 marks the return of our Wind Chamber Music Program. Find out what it takes to turn five completely different instruments into one musical voice at our four open masterclasses.

SEMINAR

DATE

Abigail Pack, HORN

Monday, July 23

Lance Suzuki, FLUTE

Wednesday, July 25

Charles Messersmith, CLARINET

Tuesday, July 31

Aaron Hill, Oboe & Cynthia Cioffari, BASSOON

Wednesday, August 1

All wind chamber music masterclasses take place in the Dunlop Pavilion and are free and open to the public.

Academy Seminars Learn alongside the students of the Academy! For a list of seminars, see page 12.

Not able to get to the Wintergreen area, but still want to enjoy the Wintergreen Experience? Check our website for some of our satellite performances, including:

Charlottesville Take-Over Day Friday, July 20. Our Academy String students will be playing at the Boys & Girls Club and the historic Downtown Mall.

Fellowship String Quartet on Tour Sunday, July 29 (Lynchburg), Monday, July 30 (Richmond), and Tuesday, July 31 (Williamsburg).

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Academy Performances This year, enjoy our students performing all over Nelson County – from the Valley to the Mountain and everywhere in between. Most Academy performances will use a Pay What You Want (PWYW) system. Donations accepted at the door. Plus, enjoy our students at Wild Wednesday III, Coffee & Kids III, Mix, Mingle & Music VII and MountainTop Masterworks IV.

SEMINAR

DATE, PRICING & LOCATION

Academy String Orchestra and Academy Conducting Students

Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 pm, PWYW – Dunlop Pavilion

Champagne & Schubert, Academy Conductors with Wintergreen Festival Artists

Friday, July 13 at 8:30 pm, $32 – Dunlop Pavilion

String Chamber Music Academy Performance

Saturday, July 14 at 10:00 am, PWYW – Dunlop Pavilion

Academy String Orchestra with Mei-Ann Chen

Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 pm, PWYW – Dunlop Pavilion

String Chamber Music Academy Performance

Saturday, July 21 at 2:00 pm, PWYW – Dunlop Pavilion

String & Wind Chamber Music Academy Performance

Friday, July 27 at 4:00 pm PWYW – Valley Location TBA

String & Voice Chamber Music Academy Performance

Saturday, July 28 at 2:00 pm PWYW – Resort Location TBA

Voices & Winds in the Valley

Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 pm PWYW – Rockfish Valley Community Center

String & Wind Chamber Music Academy Performance

Friday, August 3 at 3:00 pm, PWYW – Resort Location TBA

String Chamber Music Academy Performance

Saturday, August 4 at 10:00 am PWYW – Resort Location TBA

The Czigány String Quartet Catch the 2018 Fellowship String Quartet ON TOUR! From July 29-31, our Fellowship String Quartet will represent Wintergreen Performing Arts throughout the Commonwealth performing in locations from Williamsburg to Lynchburg. Check our website for details.

Music in Unusual Places These casual, short concerts have the spirit of a flashmob with the comfort of advance notice. Bring friends who have never heard classical music, and you just might convert them! Plus, on Friday, July 20, we are taking over Charlotteville – all in one day. From the Boys & Girls Club of Charlottesville to the Historic Mall, we’ll be just about everywhere! Free and open to the public. For the full Music in Unusual Places schedule, visit our website at WintergreenPerformingArts.org.

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WINTERGREEN

Four exciting weekends: July 13-15 • July 20-22 • July 27-29 • August 3-5 Come to the mountains for the perfect musical weekend getaway. With an all-access Weekend Pass, a 20% discount on daily rate lodging at Wintergreen Resort, and the finest wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries in Virginia, you just might choose more than one wonderful Wintergreen Weekend! Check out our sample itineraries below and see all WSMF events on pages 21.

Weekends July 13-15

Bluegrass + Beethoven + Beer

end k e We s only Pas 105 $

F R I D AY

S AT U R D AY

S U N D AY

Catch a morning seminar to find out why Beethoven was such a game-changer.

Drop in to a morning seminar with the ever-energetic Erin Freeman.

Go for an afternoon hike.

Grab dinner and a pint at Devils Backbone and listen to the Composing Craft concert al-fresco at 6:00 pm.

Check out the Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest from 12:00-6:00 pm with award-winning bluegrass bands (optional: bring your banjo for jam sessions!).

Wake up with coffee and try instruments at our “petting zoo”; bring the family to our casual Coffee & Kids concert at 11:00 am.

Enjoy a relaxing lunch at Bold Rock Hard Cider.

At 3:00 pm, finish your musical weekend with a repeat performance of Beethoven’s powerful “Eroica” Symphony with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra.

Head up the mountain for a nightcap-concert in style: Schubert & Champagne at 8:30 pm.

July 20-22

Switch gears and listen to the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra play music of Bernstein and Beethoven (led by fiery Russian conductor, Victor Yampolsky) at 7:30 pm.

Charlie Chaplin, Aaron Copland, and Three Goats Walk Over a Bridge ...

F R I D AY

S AT U R D AY

S U N D AY

Catch a morning lecture on Japanese culture with Amanda Dalla Adams of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA).

Drop in to the casual Music 101 session with Erin Freeman – all about Copland’s Appalachian Spring.

Take a hike.

Have a picnic at Veritas Vineyard & Winery.

After dinner, sit back and listen to Copland’s pastoral Appalachian Spring with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra. See why Wintergreen loves conductor Mei-Ann Chen, and (bonus!) you’ll leave knowing what a koto is!

Bring the fam to try our instruments before our entertaining Coffee & Kids concert – this time featuring the ultimate bridge-themed fairytale: Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Try out the new menu at Wintergreen’s The Edge restaurant.

Listen to the second MountainTop performance of Copland’s iconic Appalachian Spring with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra.

Want more? Drop in to witness our talented Academy strings students in concert.

Buy your popcorn and get ready to laugh to slapstick movies (with Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton) set to music by our talented faculty and students – performed live while you enjoy the movies!

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July 27-29

Rachel Barton Pine: Worldwide Rockstar Violinist

F R I D AY

S AT U R D AY

S U N D AY

Like the cello? Drop into this morning seminar for more on one of the greatest cellists: Leonard Rose.

Come to the casual Music 101 session with Erin Freeman and learn a little more about what you’ll hear at night.

Take a dip at Sherando Lake; bring a picnic.

Grab lunch and a pint at Wild Wolf Brewery.

We have an instrument petting zoo to go with your coffee starting at 10:15 am. Then catch stories set to music in our casual Coffee & Kids concert at 11:00 am.

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday in concert at Festive Fridays: American Voices.

If there is such a thing as a rockstar violinist, it’s Rachel Barton Pine. See her perform with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra at 3:00 pm.

Bonus: Pack a picnic and enjoy your dinner al fresco at the Rockfish Valley Community Center while listening to Voices & Winds in the Valley featuring our talented Academy students.

August 3-5

There’s a reason why we called this MountainTop Masterworks concert “Fire & Elegance with Rachel Barton Pine” – her live performances are incredible. Sit back and prepared to be amazed.

The Mother of All Symphonies: Beethoven’s Ninth

F R I D AY

S AT U R D AY

S U N D AY

In our morning seminar, pianist Peter Marshall reminds us that it’s not all about the pros as he explores the role of those who play “or the love of it” in the world of classical music.

Can’t get enough Beethoven? We know. Bring the family for a fun musical exploration of Beethoven’s life during our final Coffee & Kids concert.

In the afternoon, stop by a concert featuring our talented Academy musicians.

Relax at Wintergarden Spa then drop by Devils Backbone for lunch.

One last chance to hear the powerful and inspiring piece about brotherhood and unity: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with full orchestra and chorus, conducted by Erin Freeman herself!

Check out the final Festive Fridays concert at 7:30 pm – jazz, folk, and classical come together in this intimate evening of chamber music.

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Behind the scenes of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony: In our casual morning Music 101 session, Peter Marshall shares everything you need to know about the Masterwork you’ll hear in the evening.

Pack a picnic and go for a hike.

Sit back and enjoy the mother of all symphonies: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (the “Ode to Joy” one) with full orchestra and chorus. On. Top. Of. A. Mountain.

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Schedule

6:00 pm

Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) – Cash Bar 6:30 pm

2:00 pm

EVENT / PRICING

Special: Vines & Violins (Veritas Vineyard & Winery) – $30; $10 addon for Festival Season Passholders

4:00 pm

Special: Vines & Violins (Veritas

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Beethoven

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” with Michael White (Michael White

10:00 am

Festival Season Passholders 2:00 pm

MONDAY, JULY 9

Academy Conducting Masterclass

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free 6:00 pm

An Evening of Brews & Strings

(Resort Location TBA) – Free

(Devils Backbone) – Free

Academy Conducting Masterclass

8:30 pm

with Wintergreen Festival Artists

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Schubert Octet

(Commonwealth Ballroom at

with Michael White (Michael White

Wintergreen Resort) – $60, Party &

Performance Center) – $16

Concert

6:00 pm

7:30 pm

with the Fellowship String Quartet

(Dunlop Pavilion) – $32

Opening Night Party

Opening Night Concert (Dunlop

SATURDAY, JULY 14 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Music 101: Bernstein’s Fascimile with Erin Freeman (Michael White

Pavilion) – $35, concert only

Performance Center) – $12

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

TUESDAY, JULY 10 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Schubert’s Octet with Michael White (Michael White Performance Center) – $16

10:00 am

Pavilion) – Free Academy Conducting Seminar: Working with your Concertmaster

2:00 pm

Cooking Class I: Mike Perry (Bev & Jim Holloway’s home) – $45

4:15 pm

Academy String Masterclass: Basics of Rehearsing (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Beethoven’s

Mountain Music Fest (Dunlop

Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” with

Pavilion) – $32 in advance, $37 at

12:00 pm

Performance Center) – $16 10:00 am

2:00 pm

6:30 pm

Pre-Concert Conversation with

Victor Yampolsky (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Conductor Victor Yampolsky

Festival Season Passholders

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

Cooking Class II: Mike Perry (Bev &

7:30 pm

Musical Game Changers (Dunlop

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor Festival Season Passholders

6:00 pm

Academy String Masterclass: David

Pavilion) – $42

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Teie, Cello (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half)

10:15 am

Coffee & Kids Pre-Concert Coffee and Activities (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Hour (Bold Rock) – Cash Bar 6:30 pm

MountainTop Masterworks I: Bernstein & Beethoven – Two

Victor Yampolsky (Dunlop Pavilion) – 4:15 pm

MountainTop Masterworks

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

Jim Holloway’s home) – $45 2:00 pm

Special: 13th Annual Blue Ridge

the door

Michael White (Michael White

Free with Ticket

Mix, Mingle & Music II: Bold Bach at Bold Rock 1: Bach of Ages (Bold Rock) – $32

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– Pay What You Want

TIME

with Elisabeth Adkins (Michael White Performance Center) – Free

Academy String Chamber Music Performance (Valley Location TBA)

THURSDAY, JULY 12

Academy Conducting Masterclass with the Academy Strings (Dunlop

2:00 pm

10:00 am

Academy Conducting Masterclass Pavilion) – Free

Special: Champagne & Schubert

(Resort Location TBA) – Free

EVENT / PRICING

with the Academy Strings (Dunlop

Festive Friday I: Composing Craft:

with Wintergreen Festival Artists

TIME

7:00 pm

Academy Conducting Masterclass with Wintergreen Festival Artists

White Performance Center) – $16 10:00 am

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor Victor Yampolsky (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” (Michael

2:00 pm

Academy Conducting Masterclass

TIME

Performance Center) – $16

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Week 1: July 9-July 15

10:00 am

FRIDAY, JULY 13

What You Want

Vineyard & Winery) – $30, $10 addon for Festival Season Passholders

Mix, Mingle & Music I: Ancient Inspirations (Dunlop Pavilion) – Pay

SUNDAY, JULY 8 (PREVIEW DAY) TIME

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half)

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11:00 am

Coffee & Kids I: A Soldier’s Tale (Dunlop Pavilion) – $25


TIME

EVENT / PRICING

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

2:00 pm

MountainTop Masterworks

4:30 pm

Academy Composition Seminar:

3:00 pm

Pre-Concert Conversation with

Working with a Conductor with

Conductor Victor Yampolsky

Erin Freeman (Michael White

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

Performance Center) – Free

MountainTop Masterworks I:

7:30 pm

Wild Wednesday II: Tony & The Duke

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Music 101: Copland’s Appalachian Spring with Erin Freeman (Michael White Performance Center) – $12

10:00 am

with John Winn (Dunlop Pavilion)

Musical Game Changers (Dunlop

Mei-Ann Chen (Dunlop Pavilion) –

– $35

Festival Season Passholders

Festive Friday I Rain Date: Composing Craft: An Evening of

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Brews & Strings (Devils Backbone)

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

– Free

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Japanese Koto

2:00 pm

What You Want 6:30 pm

Center) – $16 10:00 am

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket 7:30 pm

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Bernstein Serenade with Michael White

TUESDAY, JULY 17 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Bach

4:15 pm

Center) – $16 Cooking Class III: Caleb Shriver (Jim & Judy Kramer’s home) – $45 4:15 pm

White Performance Center) – Free 6:00 pm 6:30 pm

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half)

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Pay What You

Mix, Mingle & Music III: Love’s Philosophy (Dunlop Pavilion) – $32

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Bach and the Solo Violin with Michael White

FRIDAY, JULY 20 TIME

Coffee & Kids Pre-Concert Coffee and Activities (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

11:00 am

2:00 pm

– Free 9:30 am

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket 3:00 pm

(Resort Location TBA) – Free

3:00 pm

Ann Chen Conducts Appalachian Spring (Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

Week 3: July 23-July 29 MONDAY, JULY 23

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

Mei-Ann Chen (Dunlop Pavilion) –

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: You Don’t Say?

Festival Season Passholders

A Game-Show Inspired Morning

Academy Composition

(Michael White Performance

Seminar: Writing for Chorus – A

Center) – $16

Demonstration (Dunlop Pavilion)

10:00 am

– Free 7:30 pm

MountainTop Masterworks II: Mei-

Morning Seminar: Japanese Aesthetics – a VMFA Seminar

10:00 am

MountainTop Masterworks Pre-Concert Conversation with

Charlottesville Takeover Day (Locations and Times on Website)

Coffee & Kids II: Three Billy Goats Gruff (Dunlop Pavilion) – $25

EVENT / PRICING

Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton

Center) – $16

(Dunlop Pavilion) – $32

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Academy Wind Chamber Music Masterclass: Abigail Pack, Horn (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

Festive Friday II: Movie Night with

(Michael White Performance

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EVENT / PRICING

10:15 am

Want

Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) 6:30 pm

TIME

Mix, Mingle & Music IV: Mei-Ann Chen leads the Academy Strings

Monroe Winter, Violin (Dunlop 6:00 pm

SUNDAY, JULY 22

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half) Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) – Cash Bar

Academy String Masterclass: Ross Pavilion) – Free

Academy String Masterclass: Elisabeth Adkins, Violin (Michael

Brandenburg No. 5 with Michael White (Michael White Performance

Cooking Class IV: Caleb Shriver (Jim & Judy Kramer’s home) – $45

(Michael White Performance Center) – $16

Spring (Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

Festival Season Passholders 2:00 pm

MountainTop Masterworks II: MeiAnn Chen Conducts Appalachian

Mei-Ann Chen (Dunlop Pavilion) –

MONDAY, JULY 16

MountainTop Masterworks Pre-Concert Conversation with

Music (Michael White Performance

Week 2: July 16-July 22

Academy String Chamber Music Performance (Dunlop Pavilion) – Pay

– The History, The Sound & The

2:00 pm

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

Bernstein & Beethoven – Two Pavilion) – $42 6:00 pm

SATURDAY, JULY 21

2:00 pm

Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free


TUESDAY, JULY 24 TIME

9:30 am

EVENT / PRICING

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

10:00 am

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

2:00 pm

Academy String Chamber Music

Daniel Hege (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Morning Seminar: Rachel Barton Pine (Michael White Performance Center) – $16

2:00 pm 2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Cooking Class V: Mark Gresge (Maria & Paul Spence’s home) – $45

4:15 pm

2:00 pm

Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

4:00 pm

Academy String Masterclass: Ann Marie Brink, Viola (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Pop Art: Blurring

Academy Wind Chamber Music Masterclass: Lance Suzuki, Flute Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

3:00 pm

Academy Composition Seminar: Writing for Winds with Aaron Hill

(Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half) Mix, Mingle & Music VI: Leonard

SUNDAY, JULY 29 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

10:15 am

Coffee & Kids Pre-Concert Coffee and Activities (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

11:00 am 2:00 pm

4:00 pm

Pre-Concert Conversation with

Leonard Rose’s 100th Birthday

Conductor Daniel Hege (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket 3:00 pm

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

& Elegance with Rachel Barton Pine Special: Voices & Winds in the Valley (Rockfish Valley Community Center) – Free; Donations Appreciated

Academy String and Wind Chamber

Week 4: July 30-August 5

Academy Composition Seminar: Writing for Chorus – A Demonstration (Dunlop Pavilion)

7:30 pm

(Dunlop Pavilion) – $42 7:30 pm

Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

TBA) – Pay What You Want

Zukerman & Peter Marshall

MountainTop Masterworks III: Fire

Academy Vocal and Composition

Music Performance (Valley Location 4:00 pm

MountainTop Masterworks

on Rose – A Commemoration of

Festival Season Passholders 2:00 pm

Coffee & Kids III: Little Red Riding Hood (Dunlop Pavilion) – $25

Daniel Hege (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Collaborative Pianist with Arianna

7:30 pm

Pavilion) – Free

Center) – $16 10:00 am

MountainTop Masterworks III: Fire & Elegance with Rachel Barton Pine

(Michael White Performance

Writing for Solo Singer &

(Michael White Performance

7:30 pm

Rachel Barton Pine, Violin (Dunlop

Morning Seminar: Reflections

Center) – Free Academy Composition Seminar:

Academy String Masterclass:

9:30 am

(Michael White Performance 4:00 pm

Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

EVENT / PRICING

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free 2:00 pm

Conductor Daniel Hege (Dunlop

(Maria & Paul Spence’s home – $45

TIME

(Resort Location TBA) – Free 10:00 am

Pre-Concert Conversation with

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Boundaries – a VMFA Seminar

MountainTop Masterworks

Cooking Class VI: Mark Gresge

(Dunlop Pavilion) – $32

Bold Rock 2 – Bach to Basics (Bold

Pavilion) – Pay What You Want 6:30 pm

Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

Rose 100th Birthday Celebration

Mix, Mingle & Music V: Bold Bach at Rock) – $32

Academy Vocal and Composition

Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) – Cash Bar

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half) Hour (Bold Rock) – Cash Bar

and Voice Performance (Dunlop

Festival Season Passholders

MONDAY, JULY 30

– Free

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

Festive Friday III: American Voices –

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: What are They

Center) – Free

Music of Leonard Bernstein (Dunlop

Doing Up There? Everything

Wild Wednesday III: Shredding with

Pavilion) – $32

You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Orchestra Musicians (Michael White

the Strings – Rock & Roll throughout the Ages with Rachel Barton Pine (Dunlop Pavilion) – $35

THURSDAY, JULY 26 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Leonard Bernstein & American Song (Michael White Performance Center) – $16

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SATURDAY, JULY 28 TIME

9:30 am

10:00 am

Performance Center) – $16 2:00 pm

EVENT / PRICING

Music 101: Haydn Symphony No. 90

Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

7:30 pm

Special: US Army Brass Quintet &

with Erin Freeman (Michael White

Master Sergeant Bob McDonald in

Performance Center) – $12

Performance (Dunlop Pavilion)

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor Daniel Hege (Dunlop Pavilion) – Festival Season Passholders

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TUESDAY, JULY 31 TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Wine, Music & the

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

10:00 am

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

White Performance Center) – $16

10:00 am

2:00 pm

Included in Sing with Us! Fee 1:00 pm

Cooking Class VII: Christian Stiltner (Angie & Bob Linquist’s home) – $45

4:15 pm

Academy String Masterclass: Steve Larson, Viola (Dunlop Pavilion) – Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half) Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) – Cash Bar

6:30 pm

Sing with Us! Fee 2:00 pm

Academy Vocal Masterclass

2:00 pm

Cooking Class VIII: Christian Stiltner (Angie & Bob Lindquist’s

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Robert Shaw – An

10:00 am

3:30 pm

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Chorus Rehearsal (Dunlop Pavilion) –

4:15 pm

Academy String Masterclass:

1:00 pm

2:00 pm

6:00 pm

Hour (Dunlop Pavilion) – Cash Bar 6:30 pm

Performance Center) – $16

Pavilion) – $32

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

10:00 am

Academy String Chamber Music Performance (Resort Location TBA) – Pay What You Want

10:00 am

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Chorus Rehearsal (Dunlop Pavilion) – Included in Sing with Us! Fee

2:00 pm

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor Erin Freeman (Dunlop Pavilion) – Festival Season Passholders

6:30 pm

MountainTop Masterworks Pre-Concert Conversation with Conductor Erin Freeman (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free with Ticket

7:30 pm

MountainTop Masterworks IV: Season Finale – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy” (Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

EVENT / PRICING

TIME

EVENT / PRICING

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Voice Class

9:30 am

Morning Seminar: Virtuosi &

9:30 am

Coffee & Kids Pre-Concert Coffee

(Resort Location TBA) – Included in

Amateurs – The Surprising

Sing with Us! Fee

Connection with Peter Marshall (Michael White Performance

Academy Vocal Masterclass Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Chorus

Wild Wednesday IV: Motown on the (Dunlop Pavilion) – $35

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

10:00 am

2:00 pm

Orchestra Rehearsal: Conductor

Free with Ticket 10:00 am

4:00 pm

Beethoven (Dunlop Pavilion) – $25 10:00 am

MountainTop Masterworks Pre-Concert Conversation with

Festival Season Passholders

Conductor Erin Freeman (Dunlop

Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

3:00 pm

Coffee & Kids IV: The Legend of

Erin Freeman (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Pavilion) – Free with Ticket 2:00 pm

MountainTop Masterworks IV:

Academy String and Wind Chamber

Season Finale – Beethoven’s

Music Performance (Resort

Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”

Location TBA) – Pay What You Want

Pre-Concert Conversation (Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Chorus

EVENT / PRICING

Rehearsal (Valley Location TBA) –

Morning Seminar: Big Top Art – a

Included in Sing with Us! Fee

3:00 pm

MountainTop Masterworks IV: Season Finale – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”

VMFA Seminar (Resort Location

Concert (Dunlop Pavilion) – $42

TBA) – Free

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and Activities (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Center) – $16

Mountain with the Masters of Soul

9:30 am

White Performance Center) – $12

TIME

Included in Sing with Us! Fee

TIME

No. 9 with Peter Marshall (Michael

Pavilion) – Free

Rehearsal (Resort Location TBA) – 7:30 pm

Mix, Mingle & Music VIII: The Fellowship String Quartet (Dunlop

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free 4:00 pm

Music 101: Beethoven’s Symphony

Mix, Mingle & Music Cocktail (Half)

Erin Freeman (Michael White

Cynthia Cioffari, Bassoon (Dunlop

9:30 am

White Performance Center) – Free

Czigány Quartet – The 2018

Masterclass: Aaron Hill, Oboe &

EVENT / PRICING

Included in Sing with Us! Fee

American Choral Legend with

Academy Wind Chamber Music

TIME

home) – $45

Wesley Baldwin, Cello (Michael

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

(Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

Mix, Mingle & Music VII: A Symphony of Winds (Dunlop Pavilion) – $32

Pavilion) – $32

Performance Center) – Included in

Free 6:00 pm

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: Sectional Rehearsal (Michael White

Academy Vocal Masterclass (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

2:00 pm

Sing with Us! Rehearsal: German Class (Resort Location TBA) –

Masterclass: Charles Messersmith, Clarinet (Dunlop Pavilion) – Free

Musical Connections (Dunlop

Festival Season Passholders

Academy Wind Chamber Music

Festive Friday IV: No Boundaries, Only Bridges – A Celebration of

Erin Freeman (Dunlop Pavilion) –

Brain with Andrew Hodson (Michael 10:00 am

7:30 pm

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F E S T I VA L

Ticket Packages

Save money and enjoy more concerts with our Ticket Package options! Not sure which one is right for you? Give us a call! We’re happy to help. Purchase tickets online at WintergreenPerformingArts.org or call 434-361-0541. Please see website for full seating and ticketing policies. Single tickets on sale April 16, 2018.

Festival Season Pass

Weekend Pass

The bargain of the summer! The Festival Season Pass (FSP) may be used for almost all WSMF concerts and events including the Opening Night Party & Concert (a $60 value) and – new this year – the Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest (a $37 value)! Enjoy special discounts and free access to orchestra rehearsals. The FSP is non-transferable; it may be used only by the person whose name appears on the pass. This pass does not include cooking classes or fundraising events. Vines & Violins tickets and Sing with Us! may be purchased at a discount with this pass.

The Weekend Pass is valid for one weekend of the 2018 WSMF, starting Friday and ending on Sunday evening. The pass is non-transferable; it may be used only by the person whose name appears on the pass. It does not include the Opening Night Party & Concert, cooking classes, or fundraising events. Vines & Violins tickets may be purchased at a discount with this pass.

$500 if purchased by June 1, 2018 $530 after June 1st

$105 per pass

See our curated Wintergreen Weekends section on page 19 for more details.

MountainTop Masterpack

FlexPack

Your pass to orchestral brilliance on the Mountain! Skip the ticket booth with a package of tickets good for any of the Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon MountainTop Masterworks concerts. Attend a performance each weekend OR use multiple tickets for the same event. Valid for MountainTop Masterworks concerts only.

The FlexPack contains six tickets that may be used for most performances and events during the WSMF - including the Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest (new!). The six tickets may be shared among multiple users – the perfect way to bring a group of friends to a concert. The FlexPack does not include the Opening Night Party, MountainTop Masterworks, cooking classes, or fundraising events.

$232 for Six Tickets $155 for Four Tickets

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$175 for one FlexPack

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Stay at Wintergreen Resort Instead of heading home, why not stay overnight and enjoy everything Wintergreen has to offer! Call Wintergreen Resort at 855-491-1486. Let them know you’re attending the Festival, and you’ll receive 20% off the daily lodging rates!

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Seven-Day Pass

Weekend Family Pass NEW

Plan an extraordinary vacation around this weeklong pass. Valid for any seven consecutive days of performances and events this season. The pass is non-transferable; it may be used only by the person whose name appears on the pass. It does not include the Opening Night Party, cooking classes, or fundraising events. Vines & Violins tickets may be purchased at a discount with this pass.

What a deal! We’ve made it easy to bring the whole family for a musical weekend at Wintergreen. Passes are valid for any one weekend of the 2018 Festival, starting Friday and ending on Sunday evening. The pass is non-transferable; for families with children only. It does not include the Opening Night Party, cooking classes, or fundraising events. Vines & Violins tickets may be purchased at a discount with this pass.

$180 per pass

$230 – Family of Four $240 – Family of Five $250 – Family of Six

Bring the Kids!

College Students

Tickets priced at $11 are available to children ages 10-18 for most performances and events. Children under the age of 10 are admitted free of charge. New this year: kids 18 and under are admitted free to Coffee & Kids and MountainTop Masterworks concerts! Children pricing is not offered for the Opening Night Party & Concert, cooking classes, or fundraising events.

College students ages 24 and under with a valid ID receive $11 admission to most performances and free admission to all seminars. Exceptions include the Opening Night Party, cooking classes, and fundraising events.

WSMF individual adult ticket prices are listed with each event. Many of the 2018 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival events and performances are free and open to the public.

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L O C AT I O N

Information Wintergreen Resort

WintergreenResort.com

855-491-1486

Wintergreen Resort is the home of the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy. The 30 days of the Festival are packed with numerous exciting performances and events, but there is ample time to swim, hike, play golf, and spend time at the spa. Being at Wintergreen in July and early August gives you the best of everything, including the cool breezes and spectacular scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Spend the night: Wintergreen Resort offers Festival attendees a 20% discount off the daily lodging rate for overnight stays. For more information on this and other special lodging offers, visit WintergreenResort.com/AccommodationsHome. Call 855-491-1486 and be sure to mention that you are attending the Festival. Don’t forget your concert tickets! Tickets for all Festival performances can be purchased at WintergreenPerformingArts.org or 434-361-0541.

Grab a bite: Enjoy a pre- or après-concert lunch or dinner in one of Wintergreen’s fine restaurants – The Copper Mine Bistro, Devils Grill, Stoney Creek Bar & Grill or, for something casual, The Edge. For dinner reservations, please call The Copper Mine Bistro at 434-325-8090, Stoney Creek Bar & Grill at 434-325-8110, or Devils Grill at 434-325-8100.

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The Dunlop Pavilion will be set up near Ridgley’s Fun Park at Discovery Ridge – just to the left of the Lookout. The Michael White Performance Center will be set up near the Lookout as well. Restrooms, handicapped parking, and every logistical detail has been taken care of to ensure that you have an engaging, positive, and memorable experience! Visit WintergreenPerformingArts.org/ festival-faq-2018 for more details and updates. We can’t wait to see you this Summer!

Dunlop Pavilion

The Edge restaurant

The Lookout

Michael White Performance Center

Photo credits: Paul Purpura, John Taylor, Lewis Dunn, Clara Davison, and Janette Beckman

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Discovery Ridge


30 Days of Music and More Located at Wintergreen Resort and Neighboring Locations

Destination • Community • Artistry

Wintergreen Performing Arts PO Box 816 Nellysford, VA 22958

July 8–August 5, 2018

Erin Freeman, Artistic Director

NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT 75 HARRISONBURG VA

2018 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival & Academy Brochure  

Promotional brochure for the 2018 WSMF/A held at Wintergreen Resort and neighboring wineries, cideries, breweries, and venues from July 8-Au...

2018 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival & Academy Brochure  

Promotional brochure for the 2018 WSMF/A held at Wintergreen Resort and neighboring wineries, cideries, breweries, and venues from July 8-Au...

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