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Magic with Eli – July 2 at the Wright Opera House

13312896_10153484865351126_685220255416363232_nCome experience one of magic’s hottest rising stars and the most decorated young magician working in the US today! Cheeky, charming and charismatic, Eli the Magician is a young man who’s an old hand with a deck of cards, with wicked skills that belie his age.

Eli is a two time winner and the current reigning junior champion of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. This show is not to be missed! Buy Tickets »  Learn more »

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Introducing the Dave and Mary Wood Classical Concert Series

Violinist Heasu Christy Cho is an apprentice artist at this year's San Juan Chamber MusicFest.

Violinist Heasu Christy Cho is an apprentice artist at this year’s San Juan Chamber MusicFest.

Our inaugural Dave and Mary Wood Classical Concert Series features five stunning classical music concerts in Ouray, Ridgway and Montrose taking place from July through September, 2016, including:

Blue Sage Chamber TrioSunday, July 10, Ouray County 4-H Event Center, Ridgway;

San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Musical Postcards” Classical CafeWednesday, Aug. 3, Ouray County 4-H Event Center, Ridgway;

San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Russian Soul” Festival ConcertFriday, Aug. 5, Wright Opera House, Ouray;

San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Child’s Play” Montrose ConcertSunday, Aug. 7, Montrose Methodist Church;

Kara Huber Piano ConcertSaturday, Sept. 10, Wright Opera House, Ouray.

Patrons can purchase a “flex pass” for the concert series, which allows them to attend three of the five concerts, with additional perks including a free ticket for a friend, reserved seating, and first dibs on purchasing tickets for our popular San Juan Chamber MusicFest salon dinner concert. Individual tickets for all five concerts are also available for pre-purchase and at the door– if we don’t sell out in advance! 

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Congrats to our 2016 scholarship winners!

OCPAG's 2016 scholarship award winners, from left: Hunter Clapsadl, Morgan Wright, Eli Crandall, Mackenzie Webb.

OCPAG’s 2016 scholarship award winners, from left: Hunter Clapsadl, Morgan Wright, Eli Crandall, Mackenzie Webb.

This spring, OCPAG awarded an unprecedented $5,000 to worthy local students of the performing arts through our annual scholarship program.

Four graduating seniors from Ouray High School applied for and received scholarships, including:

  • Hunter Clapsadl, who graduated a year early and will be studying dance at the University of Utah;
    • Morgan Wright, studying liberal arts at Westminster College in Salt Lake City;
  • Eli Crandall, who will be studying music or theater at an institution yet to be decided;
  • Mackenzie Webb, who will be studying film at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

We also awarded a number of smaller scholarships to local middle and high schoolers to help fund their enrollment in a variety of summer enrichment programs. Learn more about our scholarship program.