Executive Director’s Message
February 9, 2021
That music has a powerful impact on the brain is a scientific fact. That the experience of music is unique to and for each of us is the opinion of famed theatre director Peter Sellars. We agree with him and we know how many of you thought and felt about our offerings in 2020 because you told us in notes we appreciated greatly. According to you, we presented artists and music that comforted, uplifted, made you laugh (or cry, or dance), forget (or remember) and much more. In 2021, we are committed to continuing to present “musical stuff” that fosters deep, personal experiences.
While vaccines are here and recovery is on the horizon – hurrah, current guidelines still limit live performances and large gatherings. Thus February-June feature exciting programs presented via VMF’s Music Connects, Virtually yours and Drive-in platforms. But in July – ta-dah!! – we’re forecasting the signature festival for which we’re best known – a live, seven-concert event that builds individual and community spirit through music and the alchemy that is “festival” at its best. Conditions permitting, the star 2021 lineup is ready to go. (Click here for a video preview.)
Check back soon for details of VMF Coming Attractions – 2021.