Eastern Music Festival: June 21 - July 26, 2014

Eastern Music Festival

June 24 - July 29, 2017

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Gerard Schwarz - Music Director

Gerard Schwarz

Music Director

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EMF Summer Study

EMF Summer Study

June 25 – July 29, 2017

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EMF Kids Camps

Introducing Young People to the
Symphony Orchestra

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Gerard Schwarz, Music Director

North Carolina's Musical Treasure


EMF: 56 Years of Artistic Excellence

This coming season, we will celebrate EMF's 56th year of providing unmatched educational experiences and great performances. We are proud of the artistry presented by EMF, the country's greatest summer educational institution and most imaginative performance festival.

Join us at Eastern Music Festival Summer Study

Join us at Eastern Music Festival Summer Study

Eastern Music Festival is an extraordinary educational experience for talented, dedicated, young artists between the ages of 14 and 23. Our faculty/musicians are “teaching artists” of the highest order - and our annual student population of 200+ is un-matched. This summer, attend Eastern Music Festival and study at one of America's finest orchestral, piano, conducting and classical guitar studies programs. To learn more, click on the links below:

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Give the Gift of Music: Donate to EMF

Student tuition and ticket sales provide only a portion of what is needed to ensure EMF's continued success. Your investment helps us attract the best and brightest faculty and young musicians and invite award-winning and critically-acclaimed guest artists to perform at the festival.

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