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Mission & Values

Our Mission

Bravo! Vail presents extraordinary music, accessible to all.  We provide extensive music education throughout our community, connect musicians and listeners, and celebrate the evolving world of classical music. 

Our Vision

Enriching lives through the joy and power of music

Our Values

Artistic passion and dedication to quality. Making music education accessible. Collaboration and connection based in integrity and respect. Ensuring the success and legacy of our Festival.


In 1987, founding executive director John Giovando and founding artistic director Ida Kavafian established Bravo! Vail as public 501 (c) 3 Colorado non-profit corporation. Since then, Bravo! Vail has evolved from a small chamber music series to an international music festival with dozens of performances throughout Eagle County, and summer home to the world’s greatest musicians and orchestras.