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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 Trio, Sunday, July 10, Ouray County 4-H Event Center, Ridgway;
San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Musical Postcards” Classical Cafe, Wednesday, Aug. 3, Ouray County 4-H Event Center, Ridgway;
San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Russian Soul” Festival Concert, Friday, Aug. 5, Wright Opera House, Ouray;
San Juan Chamber MusicFest: “Child’s Play” Montrose Concert, Sunday, Aug. 7, Montrose Methodist Church;
Kara Huber Piano Concert, Saturday, 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!
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.