Join us for seminars, panels, and concerts livestreamed from our homes to yours! SSMF will connect you with faculty, conductors, and administrators across the country in this free series. Stream each program live on our Facebook and YouTube channel.

For questions, please contact the Festival office.

Life in the Orchestra
June 22nd  |  5-6 PM

Featuring Festival Faculty:

Sheldon Person, Houston Symphony
Philippe Chao, Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Peter Bond, The Metropolitan Opera
Joshua Bynum, Atlanta Symphony

All Things College: Applying for School or a Teaching Position
June 24th  |  1 PM-2 PM

Featuring Festival Faculty:

Hillary Herndon, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Joshua Bynum, The University of Georgia
Gregory Lee, The University of Oklahoma

Conductor Conversations: Jacomo Bairos
June 29th  | 5 PM- 6PM

Music Director of the Amarillo Symphony and co-founder and Artistic Director of the Nu Deco Ensemble in Miami.

Conductor Conversations:
Robert Moody and Kalena Bovell
July 15th | 1 PM

Robert Moody, Music Director of the Memphis Symphony and Arizona Music Festival and Kalena Bovell, Music Director of the Memphis Youth Symphony.

Jacqueline Avent Concerto Competition
July 16th | 8:30 PM

Tune in to see special interviews with past Concerto Competition winners and a look back at their performances.

Festival Brass
July 18th | 8:30 PM

Enjoy one of the highlights of the SSMF experience: a livestream of the 2019 Festival Brass performance in beautiful All Saints Chapel.

Conductor Conversations: JoAnn Falletta
July 1st  | 1 PM-2 PM

Music Director of Buffalo Philharmonic and Music Director Emeritus, Virginia Symphony Longtime guest conductor with SSMF.

A Patriotic Celebration
July 4th | 2 PM

Celebrate Independence Day with SSMF! Fire up your grill and stream our July 4th performance to brighten your afternoon.

“Ten things I wish I knew…”
July 8th | 1 PM- 2 PM

John Wittman, Director of Artist Relations for The Yamaha Corporation of America discusses what he wishes he knew growing up to become a musician.

Alumni Reunion
July 10th | 6 PM

Join us for a look back at SSMF through the years and catch up with Festival alumni! This program will be streamed directly into our Beyond the Mountain Facebook group and include Marian and Frank Shaffer.