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Lake Tahoe’s premier summer music event, the 28th annual Lake Tahoe Music Festival, invites music lovers to enjoy the three-week music series as volunteers during the 2010 season. Volunteers for the festival get a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to put together the festival while assisting the nonprofit to fulfill its mission of providing festival attendees with a quality musical experience.
“As a non-profit organization our festival volunteers are considered one of our most important assets.” Lisa Krueger, chief executive officer of the Lake Tahoe Music Festival, said. “Each year we look forward to continuing the long-lasting relationship with our returning volunteers as well as developing new friendships with our first-timers. We truly appreciate the value our volunteers bring to the festival each year.”
Volunteer positions include administrative assistances, ticket sales, greeters and ushers, parking, hospitality, security and more. Volunteers receive two tickets to the concert of their choice for every three six-hour shifts completed.
The Lake Tahoe Music Festival’s summer concert series features America – 40th Anniversary Tour, Broadway’s Best with Debbie Gravitte and Simply Sinatra with Steve Lippia both featuring the Orchestra Academy, Natalie Cole and Michael McDonald. New to the festival this year are two intimate “Strictly Classical” concerts July 21 with special guest Ariana Ghez, principal Oboist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and July 28 with Jerry Grossman, principal Cellist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Founded in 1982 by Edgar Braun, conductor of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, the Lake Tahoe Music Festival is a summer music destination presenting an annual concert series at scenic venues throughout North Lake Tahoe and Truckee. The Lake Tahoe Music Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that presents quality, diverse musical experiences and creates educational and performance opportunities for aspiring young musicians including the new Orchestra Academy. Funds for the Festival are raised through individual donations, corporate sponsorships and grants.