EMF: 61 Years of Musical Excellence

This coming season (June 25 – July 30, 2021), we will celebrate EMF’s 61st 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 the most imaginative performance festival.  Announcements about our 2022 season coming soon!

2021 Season Highlights

This summer at EMF will look a little different. The 2021 Season will include over 35 performances featuring classical works for ensembles of varying shapes and sizes. Visit our Calendar of Events for performance details and how to get tickets. 

Concert Schedule and highlights:

  • Tuesdays: Chamber Music with the Eastern Chamber Players
  • Wednesdays: Signature Performances featuring EMF Faculty Artists
    • June 30: Pianist Awadagin Pratt in Recital
    • July 7: Violinist Jeff Multer leads EMF Faculty Artists in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
    • July 21: EMF Percussion Faculty in Recital
    • July 28: The Mile-End Trio (Jeff Multer, violin; Julian Schwarz, cello; Marika Bournaki, piano)
  • Thursdays: Young Artists Showcase
  • Fridays: EMF Young Artists Orchestras
  • Saturdays: Eastern Festival Orchestra led by maestro Gerard Schwarz
  • Student chamber recitals and piano recitals dates to be announced soon.
Pianist William Wolfram and Maestro Gerard Schwarz (2018)
Credit: Ken Yanagisawa
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the Eastern Music Festival Chamber Orchestra (2018)
Credit: Ken Yanagisawa for Eastern Music Festival
EMF Percussion Faculty Chamber Music Concert (2019)
Credit: Kelly Swindell for Eastern Music Festival