Bravo! Vail is proud to identify and showcase outstanding performers in the early stages of their careers. Piano Fellows and Chamber Musicians in Residence gain valuable opportunities to perform, teach, and learn side by side with renowned Festival musicians, while Bravo’s Summer Internship Program is unsurpassed in its reputation of advancing participants into successful careers in arts administration and nonprofit management.
Bravo! Vail is proud to showcase outstanding chamber ensembles in the early stages of major professional careers. These musicians benefit immeasurably by performing, teaching, and learning throughout the Vail community, in concert and collaboration with Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott and other renowned Festival musicians.
Each year, Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott personally selects two young pianists to spend an immersive two weeks at Bravo! Vail, performing in varied programs for diverse audiences with the esteemed musicians of the Festival.Learn More about the Piano Fellows Program
The Bravo! Vail Internship Program is unsurpassed in its reputation of advancing interns into successful careers in arts administration and non-profit management. Bravo! Vail hires highly qualified interns each summer who aspire to develop their skill sets, network with successful professionals, and work on diverse projects.
Instituted in 2016, the Luis D. Juarez Honorary Music Award supports and extends opportunities for students to pursue musical studies of the highest caliber. Recipients will have displayed commitment, dedication, and excellence in their musical studies. The goal of the award is to provide financial assistance to a student in his or her pursuit of serious high-level music studies in an accredited program, camp, academic institution, or another similar setting, or to assist with the costs of instruments, software, or other materials essential to the student’s continued musical studies.
Congratulations to Carlos J. Taal Jimenez, winner of the 2020 Luis D Juarez Honorary Music Award!