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Fifth Annual Grand Teton Music Festival Concerts in the Park

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Date: July 10, 2012
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3431

Grand Teton National Park and the Grand Teton Music Festival have once again joined together to host the fifth year of special programs promoting the connection between nature and music. Created through a special partnership, the "Music in Nature" concert series runs from July 3 through July 27. The Grand Teton Music Festival's WindSynch woodwind Quintet will perform hour-long programs of music inspired by nature; a park ranger will host each performance. The concerts are free and open to the public.  

These musicians will delight listeners through their recitals, continuing a musical tradition inspired by the beauty of Grand Teton National Park and its majestic scenery. Visit the Grand Teton Music Festival website for more information at www.gtmf.org. 

Concerts are scheduled for the Colter Bay Visitor Center back deck Jackson Lake Lodge lobby, and the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Moose. Time and locations of concerts are:                                     

Tuesdays and Wednesdays
11:30 a.m. Colter Bay Visitor Center back deck   
12:30 p.m. Colter Bay Visitor Center back deck     

5:00 p.m. Jackson Lake Lodge lobby
6:00 p.m. Jackson Lake Lodge lobby 

11:30 a.m. Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Moose)
12:30 p.m. Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Moose) 

2:30 p.m. Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Moose)                                                                                                                   
3:30 p.m. Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Moose)   

Did You Know?

Tetons from the north, photo by Erin Himmel

Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.