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Preeminent Summer Music Center Performances

Friends invited us to the finale [Bernstein's Mass] of the 2018 Summer Music Festival at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Side Story

This live orchestral performance during the West Side Story film was phenomenal. Gorgeous venue and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Brevard Music Center is, at once, a place, a summer institute, and a festival. The Music Center is situated on a wooded 180-acre campus in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1936, the Music Center has matured...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Brevard Music Center 349 Andante Lane Brevard, NC 28712, Brevard, NC 8712
+1 828-862-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends invited us to the finale [Bernstein's Mass] of the 2018 Summer Music Festival at the Brevard Music Center. Breathtaking. Not only the selection but the musicians [faculty, high school and college students, soloists] under the direction of conductor and artistic director Keith Lockhart [Boston...More

Thank Marilynska
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This live orchestral performance during the West Side Story film was phenomenal. Gorgeous venue and amazingly talented performers. Perfect summer evening with music and friends.

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Between the musicians the choir and the actors the performance was fabulous. I don't know where else you can attend a show like this.

Thank NJgirlL0vesT0Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the symphony play on a family vacation. We purchased great seats the day of the show which were very reasonable priced and had a good view. However it’s not the view it’s the music which was phenomenal what a talented orchestra...More

Thank SalRan40
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This was one of best concerts that I have ever attended at the Brevard Music Center. The Rangers were at the top of their game. They were accompanied by the Brevard Festival Orchestra. It was truly a night to remember!! Richard, Brevard

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

A really neat place to see the future of music in the US and the World for that matter. The Brevard Music Center accepts only a small portion of the young men and women that apply and has an exceptional staff of professional musicians teaching...More

Thank Leslie A
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Anyone who loves classical music-anyone who loves music-should put the Brevard Music Center at the top of their list. BMC is many things: a summer-long program of instruction for gifted students who audition for the privilege of working with the best artists in classical music;...More

Thank Barrymore54
Reviewed September 8, 2017

If you get a chance to hear a summer concert at this venue, by all means do it! The outdoor venue is almost as fantastic as the performances. Students from all over the world compete to perform here and Brevard is lucky enough to reap...More

Thank Joy-traveler
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great small outdoor venue. Beautiful location, top notch music. So wonderful to see up and coming students play with world class musicians. The only place in the region to hear decent classical music.

Thank D A
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We sat on the lawn. The music was incredible. Too bad it's over till next year. Really loved it. We just moved here so unfortunately we couldn't go to more, but next year....can't wait.

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August 6, 2017|
Response from Elizabeth K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but we are not familiar enough with the campus or the immediate surroundings to know what is nearby. I know that there are lots of places to eat in Brevard but that is a little ways away. Sorry I can't help more... More
July 5, 2015|
Response from ukcat62 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website for Brevard Music Center, click on "Festival" and then click on "Performances" I'm sorry that I can't include website link here because there are too many performances (over 80) during a season to list... More