First ever ‘Chamber Music on the Mountain’ festival set for July 19-31

A cottage circle concert on Mount Sequoyah

Courtesy, Mount Sequoyah Center

A new multi-day, multi-venue classical music festival will make its debut at locations across the region next week.

The first ever Chamber Music on the Mountain Festival will kick off on Monday, July 19 at Mount Sequoyah Center, and will run through the end of the month.

The new event, funded in part through a new $15,000 grant awarded by the Mid American Art Alliance, will host a variety of music-related events beginning with an open rehearsal at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 19 at Mount Sequoyah Center’s Sequoyah Hall.

After that, a host of events are scheduled at venues around the region, including a kid-friendly performance by Native American storyteller Gayle Ross at Fayetteville Public Library on July 21, an outdoor classical music event featuring multiple musicians at The Momentary on July 22, small ‘Chamber Music on the Lawn concerts in the cottage circle on Mount Sequoyah on July 23 and 30, a chamber music event at Crystal Bridges on July 29, and more.

Events included in the festival range from free to around $15.

A full schedule of events for this year’s festival and more information about the event is available at