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Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

‘Can’t wait’: With some concessions made to COVID-19, EMF Returns

Dawn Kane for News and Record/GREENSBORO — Shortly before noon on Friday, Sophia Alvini-Moore hugged her mother goodbye. They had driven on Thursday from their Delaware home to Guilford College, summer home to the Eastern Music Festival. Now, her mother was driving back. Alvini-Moore, 17, will spend five weeks studying cello with professional musicians and […]

EMF brings scaled-back summer of live music

overhead photo conductor and young orchestra musicians

Dawn Kane for News and Record/ GREENSBORO — The Eastern Music Festival will return to Guilford College this summer, after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled its 2020 in-person season. It won’t be a typical summer for the festival’s 60th anniversary season of classical music. From June 26-July 31, EMF will host fewer students and faculty, smaller […]

Scaled-back EMF will return with summer of live music

Jose Luis Novo conducts young musicians in orchestra

After losing its 2020 in-person summer season to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Music Festival will return to Guilford College in June — but with fewer students, faculty and live performances, smaller audiences and no guest artists.

Eastern Music Festival Returns This Summer

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), Greensboro’s nationally recognized classical music festival and summer educational program, announces the return to live performances this season.