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Denali Music Festival

A trombone player at the 2012 Denali Music Festival

NPS Photo / Alex VanDerStuyf

Denali Music Festival 2014

Events are offered as an outreach of the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, collaborating with the Denali Arts and Humanities Alliance. AHA partners include Denali National Park and Preserve, Denali Education Center, Denali Borough School District, Kids in Motion, and Alaska Geographic.

A complete schedule is available online for all FSAF outreach activities.


Saturday, July 19

Denali Visitor Center, Mile 1.5 of the Denali Park Road

@ 3 pm

Concert Black, performance workshop with kid-size instruments available for hands-on afterwards


@ 7 pm

Under direction of Music Director Robert Franz, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival orchestra musicians perform pieces by participants in Alaska Geographic field camp seminars in 2012 and 2013, "Composing in the Wilderness."

  • "Denali Variations" by Samuel Hunter

  • "A Woodland Scene: 'Round About Dusk" by Kenn McSperitt

A flier that lists local outreach activities for the 2014 Denali Music Festival

Did You Know?

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Denali provides a special opportunity to study a large, intact and naturally-functioning ecosystem. Researchers can monitor climate change in Denali and contribute to larger-scale climate monitoring and management efforts.