Lakes Area Music Festival announces Artistic Festival Council appointments

Lakes Area Music Festival announces Artistic Festival Council appointments

December 24, 2020 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/24/20)

(Brainerd, MN) — The Lakes Area Music Festival announced recent appointments to their newly Artistic Advisory Council in the hopes of further developing and expanding the Festival for the future.

Paul Hopper, Associate Artistic Administrator of the Metropolitan Opera; and Chloe Fedor, New York-based violinist and baroque specialist were named to the Council. Festival co-founder John Taylor Ward was elevated to the role of Artistic Director after serving 12 years as the Associate Artistic Director.

Hopper will continue to build the Festival’s vocal programming, maintaining a commitment to presenting emerging talents. Fedor will guide the Festival’s baroque programming.

Each Summer, the Lakes Area Music Festival brings hundreds of the world’s top classical music talents to Brainerd for chamber music, symphonic repertoire, and opera and ballet productions. To learn more about the Lakes Area Music Festival, visit www.LakesAreaMusic.org

Chloe Fedor
Paul Hopper
John Taylor Ward