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Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCLUDES ITS 62ND SEASON

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), Greensboro’s nationally recognized classical music festival and summer educational program hosted on the historic Guilford College campus, concluded a successful 62nd season of an awe-inspiring of music making. This season, EMFs performances and events reached more than 13,000 people in the Greensboro community and beyond, an increase of 25% over 2022. […]

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH ACCLAIMED MUSIC DIRECTOR GERARD SCHWARZ

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), a nationally recognized music festival and summer educational program based in the heart of North Carolina, is pleased to announce a new three-year contract with music director Gerard Schwarz, which will secure his role with the festival through the 2026 season. Mr. Schwarz just completed his 18th season at EMF, where […]

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENING OF MASTERPIECES FEATURING 28-YEAR-OLD RENOWNED PIANIST DREW PETERSEN AND A WORLD PREMIERE PIECE ON JULY 22

The Eastern Music Festival (EMF) delights in presenting a captivating concert on July 22 at 8:00 PM, taking place in the esteemed Dana Auditorium on the Guilford College campus. This extraordinary musical event will showcase the talents of guest artist pianist Drew Petersen playing music by Ravel, and a world premiere by Paul Frucht featuring […]

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SEVEN YOUNG ARTISTS WINNERS OF 2023 CONCERTO COMPETITION

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), a nationally recognized music festival and summer educational program based in the heart of North Carolina, announces seven young musical artists winners of the 2023 Concerto Competition. Out of the 280+ student body close to 100 students competed in the festival’s annual competition. All seven winners will perform their respective concertos […]

JULY 15 AT EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL FEATURING THE “MIGHTY 5’s”

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), Greensboro’s nationally recognized classical music festival and summer educational program presented on the campus of Guilford College, hosts a performance dedicated to the fifth symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven and Gustav Mahler on Saturday, July 15 at 8:00 PM in Dana Auditorium at Guilford College.   Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 and […]