Mission: Chamber music education and performance
Programs: The ten day birdfoot chamber music festival provides a platform for professional musicians to further their professional training and development through an intensive and collaborative exploration of great works of chamber music. The results are then shared with the public in a series of international caliber public concerts and events with more than 600 persons benefiting.
the birdfoot festival young artist chamber music program provides intensive mentoring, coaching, and performance opportunities for advanced middle and high school age musicians. More than 42 persons benefited.
the birdfoot festival presents one or more free public music appreciation evenings which are recorded for later radio broadcast. Its community concerts series provides performance experiences for those who otherwise would not have access to such music in their lives. Birdfoot also builds musical community among, and provides ensemble opportunities for, adult amateur musicians. More than 250 persons benefited from these programs.