One Incredible Summer of Music

Our phenomenal 27th season, six concerts in all, has come to a close. Once again we brought the best in jazz, classic rock, classical and even Broadway to venues throughout the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee areas. Actually, plans are already underway for our 2010 season and we look forward to continuing the momentum we’ve started for yet another groundbreaking season.

Patrons enjoying the 2008 Festival at Homewood.

Patrons enjoying the Festival at Homewood.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Lake Tahoe Music Festival staff, we’d like to say a big “Thank you!” to all of our sponsors, donors, members, volunteers, vendors and community supporters who helped us with another unforgettable season. Thanks to your commitment and hard work this Lake Tahoe tradition continues each year. This season we celebrated three weeks of amazing music, including several sell-out performances, combined with the unmatched beauty of our region. Thank you again for all of your support and patronage.

We are able to bring our annual festival to life because of our many corporate as well as individual supporters.  By becoming a member of the Festival, you support our year-round efforts including our Educational Outreach Programs that brings music instruction and other learning opportunities to aspiring students throughout our area. Learn more about becoming a donor, sponsor or volunteer for the 2010 Festival.


Orchestra Night Unites Reno Philharmonic Orchestra with Guitarist Chris Kachian

OrchestraNightWrapping up the three-week six-concert series, the Lake Tahoe Music Festival brings it home with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and internationally celebrated guitarist and music professor Chris Kachian. Set at beautiful Homewood Mountain Resort Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., closing night features Kachian as special guest along with Lake Tahoe Music Festival Artistic Director Timm Rolek conducting the Reno Philharmonic.  A highlight will be a festival donor guest conducting “Stars and Stripes” by John Philip Sousa, an auction prize at the 2009 Lake Tahoe Music Festival Gala. 

Kachian performs throughout the world collaborating with several of the West’s finest conductors and since 1986 has performed in Italy, Austria, Cuba and North and South America.  He has also performed with three German orchestras and directed one of the largest guitar programs in the U.S. as a professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.  Alongside Kachian is the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, a perennial Festival favorite led by Rolek, comprised of more than 60 professional musicians and travelling throughout the region performing at a number of different venues.

Tickets are just $25 general admission or $50 preferred. To reserve tickets or for more information about the Lake Tahoe Music Festival log on to or call 530-583-3101.

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