Leelanau Summer Music Festival  

                                   World class music in
                               “America’s most beautiful place”


Leelanau Summer Music Festival

All concerts for the 2018 season have SOLD OUT.

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Michigan Stars

Saturday, June 30th



The season opens with an unparalleled collaboration of five eminent Michigan artists performing works by Brahms, Bottesini, and Schubert.   
Our Michigan Stars are Kathryn Votapek, violin, Michael Ouzounian, viola, Carl Donakowski, cello, Gary Gatzke, double bass, and Ralph Votapek, piano.

Vive La France

Saturday July 14th


Leelanee Sterrett, Leelanau County native and currently acting Assistant Principal Horn with the New York Philharmonic, is featured in this concert of music for horn and strings. Ms. Sterrett will be joined by violinists Xie Min and Fangye Sun, violist Michael Ouzounian, cellist Carl Donakowski  French hornist Julie Schleif and pianist Laura Melton

Guitar Duo

Tuesday, August 7th


Our season will close with award-winning guitarists Petar Jankovik and Daniel Duarte playing Latin, Spanish, and world music. The duo combines their impressive guitar skills, fusing their native Serbian and Brazilian cultural heritages for a truly amazing and unique experience. Not to be missed!