Lake Tahoe Music Festival

Sunset Serenades 2018

Beautiful music at lakefront and intimate outdoor settings on the west shore of Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City and Truckee.

The Lake Tahoe Music Festival 20-Piece Academy Orchestra is comprised of elite student musicians from across the United States under the direction of Maestro Timm Rolek. Joining the orchestra this year are violinist Michael Sutton and the Amaranth String Quartet. Join us for 5 concerts consisting of music, ballet, food, and wine. Bring your picnic, low-back lawn chair, and wine for a wonderful evening of beautiful music and dance.

2018 Tentative Schedule
August 21 
Sugar Pine Point State Park, Tahoma
August 23 
West Shore Cafe, Homewood
August 24
 West End Beach, Donner Lake, Truckee
August 25 
August 26 
PJ's at Gray's Crossing Truckee

Artistic Director – Timm Rolek

Tim RolekMaestro Rolek has served as the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor for the Lake Tahoe Music Festival for the last 14 years. In 2010 he founded the Academy Orchestra which has become the foundation of the Festival.

He is committed to integrating world-class arts into the local Tahoe/Truckee community through the Lake Tahoe Music Festival.

Timm is grateful to be back for his, "14th summer with LTMF, where young professional musicians connect with peers from across the country and are mentored by seasoned professionals."

Rolek has served as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor for the Sacramento Opera, Music Director for the Grand Forks Symphony, Director of the Heartland Symphony and was a part of the conducting staff at the Metropolitan Opera.

Equally at home with Opera he has been a guest conductor "with a number of notable opera companies including Opera Idaho, where he conducted Jules Massenet's Werther in May of this year.

For special needs or access requirements, please contact the Festival Office at 530.583.3101 or email

Donations to support and continue the Lake Tahoe Music Festival are greatly appreciated.

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Tickets available online or at the Tahoe City Visitors Center, Incline Village Visitors Center, or by calling 775-832-1606.

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Lake Tahoe Music Festival is a 501 c(3) dedicated to grow the musicians of tomorrow through our Academy Orchestra and Truckee Tahoe Youth Music Mentoring Program.

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