Through collaborative partnerships, Bravo! Vail is able to use the arts to strengthen community, bring music to audiences outside the concert hall, and enhance understanding through innovative, interactive programs.
Bravo! Vail partners with Roundup River Ranch during the Festival to present a program for children suffering from serious illnesses in the safety of the Roundup River Ranch camp.
Festival musicians perform for the campers and answer questions about music, artistic passion, and goals. An instrument petting zoo follows the performance allowing campers to experience numerous musical instruments up close.
Through a partnership with Vail Health, orchestra members are brought into the hospital to perform for patients and families twice during the summer.
Musicians perform in the lobby of the hospital for doctors, nurses, staff, and visitors, followed by mini performances in individual patients' rooms.
Bravo! Vail partners with Walking Mountain Science Center for their Science Behind Sound Series.
Festival musicians take you behind the scenes to discover elements of science found in performing chamber music. Through guided listening, audience participation, and personal insights, the musicians unpack the elements that go into playing music together.
Through a partnership with the Golden Eagle Senior Center, Bravo! Vail’s After-School Piano and Violin students are able to perform both winter and spring recitals for the residents and local community at the center. In the summer months, Festival Chamber Musicians in Residence give an interactive performance that is open to both senior citizens and the public in the intimate setting the center provides.
In 2019, Bravo! Vail staged a production of Puccini’s Tosca under the musical direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera. In addition to this feat, Bravo! Vail partnered with the Vail Symposium, renowned for its thought-provoking educational programs, to host five unique, educational opportunities to enrich the Tosca experience.