2 – 15 June 2019
Next event: The Resonance series concert continues on March 24 with
soprano Karen Slack and pianist Joseph Mechavich! Click here to purchase tickets.
On March 29, NMF Executive Director Caitlin Patton will give her first ever solo concert with accompanist Sammy Marshall! Proceeds benefit NMF and the Chester River Chorale. Click here to purchase tickets.
The mission of the National Music Festival is to present world-class celebrations of music and to provide affordable arts education and entertainment year round; as well as to foster economic development by contributing to the greater Kent County community as an arts and entertainment destination on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free! For two weeks each June, these musicians live and work together, presenting over 35 concerts — ranging from solo recitals
to large symphony orchestra performances with chorus — and 200 free open rehearsals for music lovers from all over the world.
The Festival is a division of OuterArts Maryland, Inc., a nonprofit organization that also
administers vibrant community and youth programming including the Fiddlesticks! Youth Strings Program, an instrument loan program, the Resonance concert series, and The Phanos Project, which promotes the music of the composer Phanos Dymiotis.