Sewanee Summer Music Festival Begins June 15


The Sewanee Summer Music Festival will run this year from June 15 to July 14. The Sewanee Summer Music Festival is one of the nation’s premier orchestra and chamber music training festivals. Since 1958, Sewanee has been a destination for talented young musicians seeking advanced classical music training. The inspiring SSMF artist-faculty come from leading orchestras, chamber ensembles, conservatories and university programs. 

A few highlights include the Opening Gala Concert in the Faculty Artist Series, June 15, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.; “Symphonic Sundays,” concerts at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. each Sunday from June 23–July 14; the Faculty Artist Series on Wednesday and Saturday evenings; and the annual Fourth of July Patriotic Celebration Band Concert (attendance is free for this special concert).

In addition to the Fourth of July concert, Friday evening concerts showcasing student chamber ensembles and Saturday morning concerts in Guerry Garth also are free to the community. All are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a Saturday outdoor concert.

The full concert schedule and ticket information can be found on the SSMF website <>. Tickets are available now online for individual concerts or the full season; season passes are $125.