Manchester Music Festival

Bringing the Passion and Beauty of Classical Music to Southwestern Vermont

Manchester Music Festival typically welcomes award-winning artists from around the world for five weeks of concerts and events in the Green Mountains of Vermont during the summer season. MMF invites all to experience the joy of classical music at a number of complimentary events which are presented in addition to its premier Festival Concerts.

Sometimes music speaks louder than words. MMF will therefore continue to send Connecting Through Music emails with exquisite musical selections.

MMF will soon turn their attention toward the planning of our 2021 summer festival. The festival is immediately engaged in redirecting its time and creative energy toward the production of a digital festival for this summer (2020), which will broadcast an innovative mix of live-streamed performances, pre-recorded lectures, and interviews – all at no charge to the public.

This endeavour will not only fulfill MMF’s central mission of delivering great classical music to the region, but also feature world-renowned artists on the frontier of a new performance landscape. Their hope is to set a precedent for our future as a modern-era chamber music festival, one with both a live presence and significant digital footprint. As we solidify these plans in the coming weeks, stay tuned at

Manchester Music Festival is a non-profit organization that offers, on a continuing basis, classical music performances and music education of the highest caliber in order to engage the public and encourage the enjoyment of this art form. The Festival’s artistic director, Adam Neiman, is hailed as one of the premiere pianists, composers, and entrepreneurs of his generation. He makes frequent appearances at prestigious festivals around the world, is an honors graduate of The Juilliard School, and Assistant Professor of Piano at the Chicago College of Performing Arts. His multifaceted career includes maintaining an active profile as a composer and serving as the founder and CEO of the Aeolian Classics record label.


"Thursday’s Manchester Music Festival concerts are what chamber music is all about — intimate and joyful performances of great music."

Jim Lowe, Rutland Herald
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