Cellist Ellen Sanders to teach in Wood River Valley full-time
A Sun Valley Summer Symphony cellist is now a full-time teacher in the Wood River Valley. Ellen Sanders has been with the symphony for 25 years. She will divide her time between teaching in the Blaine County School District (BCSD) and the symphony’s year-round School of Music classes.
Summer Symphony’s New Head Looks to the Future
Coming in fresh to an established organization can initiative a few different responses. Fear might be one of those feelings or, conversely, a sense that you are in the right place at the right time. The latter is, fortunately, the response of Jenny Krueger…
Sun Valley Summer Symphony Orchestra Festival kicks off with “The Firebird”
The Sun Valley Summer Symphony is kicking off its orchestra festival Monday evening with a production of “The Firebird.” The local performance is the only one that’s free, with tickets selling for more than $100 at venues like the Hollywood Bowl.
Classical tale turns modern allegory through puppetry
The Sun Valley Summer Symphony will open its Orchestra Festival on Monday, Aug. 1, with an innovative and daring retelling of Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” by South African director and puppeteer Janni Younge and choreographer Jay Pather.
A Sonic Journey
For two years now, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony has partnered with Time For Three, a talented group of classically trained and world-renowned musicians who have worked with young musicians, immersed themselves in the community of Sun Valley, and composed original material for the summer festival.
A Music Lover’s Dream: Summer At Ski Resorts
In an ongoing effort to become true year-round destinations, ski resorts have increasingly embraced golf, mountain biking, hiking, adventure sports and culinary events. But they are finding out that one of the biggest appeals to travelers is the sound of music.