About The Festival

The Bear Valley Music Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission supports great music and music education in Bear Valley. BVMF has been bringing incredible Classical, Jazz, & Opera music to this alpine wonderland since 1967 when the inaugural concert saw a 38-person orchestra brimming out of the Bear Valley Lodge’s Cathedral Lounge. With the support of the community, business sponsors & many volunteers, Bear Valley Music Festival continues to create a magical experience throughout the summer months in Bear Valley.



Michael Morgan
Music Director & Conductor

Michael Morgan was born in Washington, DC, where he attended public schools and began conducting at the age of 12. While a student at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, he spent a summer at the Berkshire …