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FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

A LGMF musician at rehearsal

LGMF fellows attend as a way to advance intellectually, artistically, and professionally while working closely together in a tight-knit and nurturing atmosphere.

COMPOSER'S INSTITUTE

A guest composer addresses the LGMF Composer's Institute participants

The Composer's Institute brings together some of the most promising young composers from across the country for a week of study and creative exchange.

LGMF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Four LGMF musicians pose for a photo

Our deep alumni network represents 15 countries, all 50 states, professional orchestras, management companies, and nearly every music conservatory in the nation.

Set in the summer resort community of Lake George, New York for two weeks each year, the Lake George Music Festival is a collaborative artist retreat. Our “side by side” approach pairs Festival mentors and guest artists with a roster of talented young fellows. All participants attend solely as a way to advance intellectually, artistically, and professionally; working closely together in a tight-knit community and nurturing atmosphere.

JOIN THE LGMF FAMILY!

LGMF musicians and guest artists perform at the Shepard Park Amphitheater
A joyful LGMF musician at rehearsal

MEET THE 2024 LGMF MUSICIANS

Get acquainted with our roster of internationally acclaimed guest artists, mentors, and composers.

LIFE AT THE LAKE

Not only is Lake George a destination for classical music lovers, it is also a quintessential summer vacation town.

 

With the most gorgeous lake and natural scenery as our backdrop, Lake George offers everything from hiking, parasailing, kayaking, and boat cruises to fine dining, quiet parks and beaches, and of course a plethora of attractions like mini-golf courses, arcades, t-shirt shops, and ice cream parlors!

Joyful LGMF musicians enjoy an evening steamboat cruise along Lake George

COMPOSER'S INSTITUTE

The Composers Institute at Lake George Music Festival brings together some of the most promising young composers from across the country for a week of study and creative exchange.

 

Under the mentorship of composer and institute director Alyssa Weinberg, students will attend a variety of seminars, masterclasses and private lessons, while participating in the vibrant musical and social life of LGMF.

Closeup of piano keys and a composer writing music
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