Grand Canyon Music Festival

40 Years of Great Music
Thank you for a great 2023 season!
All concerts at The Shrine of the Ages, unless otherwise noted.
20 South Entrance Road, South Rim, Grand Canyon.
  • ~ JW Powell

    "Thus the Grand Canyon is a land of song."

  • "Some of the happiest moments of my life have involved the Grand Canyon Music Festival."

  • “I look forward to this festival every year.”

  • “Beautiful music for the soul.”

  • Grand Canyon School of Rock

    "Our local students get to shine."

  • "NACAP is the reason I am a musician."

  • Our performance home, The Shrine of the Ages

    “Great venue, awesome music.”

    • The Catalyst Quartet

      “Like all great chamber groups, the Catalyst Quartet is beautiful to watch, like a family in lively conversation at the dinner table: anticipating, interrupting, changing subjects.” – The New York Times

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    • Paganini of the harmonica

      Robert Bonfiglio

      "Paganini of the harmonica - he is that level of phenomenon..." - Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

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    • Raven Chacon

      Congratulations to Raven Chacon, winner of this year’s
      Pulitzer Prize in Music.


      His piece “Voiceless Mass” is “a mesmerizing, original work for organ and ensemble that evokes the weight of history in a church setting, a concentrated and powerful musical expression with a haunting visceral impact.”

      Our 40th Season was a smash!
      Stay tuned for updates on our 2024 Season!

      Our Ed Mell posters, giclées, and note cards, including our 40th season and centennial posters, are available for sale on our web site.

      Join us in Thanking our Corporate and Foundation Friends.
      The Grand Canyon Music Festival is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment
      for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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