View our Performance List to purchase online.
Call 828-862-2105 to purchase by phone.
Visit the BMC Box Office for walk-up orders.
Brevard Music Center 2017 Summer Music Festival
Symphony, Opera, Pops, Chamber, Country, Bluegrass, Jazz...and YOU!
We invite you to enjoy performances as captivating as the view during Brevard Music Center's 81st season! Join us as one of the country's premier summer music festivals marks the 10th anniversary of Artistic Director Keith Lockhart. Together with our 400+ students, 80 faculty, and 40,000 summer festival attendees, celebrate BMC's educational and musical excellence with an inspired season of symphony, chamber, opera, jazz, bluegrass, pops, country, classical guitar, and more!
From June through August, witness 80 performances over 10 weeks and distinguished names in music including Garrick Ohlsson, Lee Ann Womack, Ricky Skaggs, Johannes Moser, Sarah Chang, Lyle Lovett, and many others. Experience a truly unique night at the movies featuring the epic film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert with live symphony. And participate in our season-long Festival within a Festival as we honor Kurt Weill — the celebrated and influential theater composer of The Threepenny Opera, the ballad "Mack the Knife", Street Scene, and other dramatic works.
Additional highlights of the 2017 BMC Summer Music Festival include a diverse offering of operatic productions such as Street Scene, Don Pasquale, and The Marriage of Figaro; classical favorites like Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Verdi's Requiem; and a series of inspiring BMC Faculty and Student Spotlights.
Under the stars, by the lake, or in an intimate hall, this is the place to enjoy performances as captivating as the view! This is Brevard. Be inspired. Be here.
Subscribe & Save
BMC subscribers not only realize significant savings and benefits throughout the summer festival season – including up to 35% off single ticket prices, no hassle ticket exchanges, and access to premium seats and concerts before the general public – but also support our important mission to teach gifted young musicians to prepare and perform great musical works at a high artistic level.
Throughout the entire BMC summer festival season, a variety of subscription offerings are available for purchase including Symphony Series, Chamber Music, and Opera Lovers packages. Or, choose our popular Compose Your Own subscription package for ultimate flexibility and the ability to select up to 12 or 9 different performances.
For additional information, call 828-862-2105.
Exclusive Donor Benefits
Donors of $50 or more receive priority handling on subscriptions and single ticket purchases, based on contributor level. Be first to get the best seats in the house!
Learn more about the benefits of giving. For additional details or questions about your giving level, contact Palma Cohen at 828-862-2114.
Group sales discounts of up to 25% are available throughout the season and may be reserved by calling 828-862-2131.
Students & Children
Students 18 and older, with a valid student ID, may sit on the lawn free of charge. Students are also entitled to a 50% discount for seats inside Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium.
Children 17 and under may sit on the lawn free of charge with a paying adult. Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium tickets may be purchased for children over the age of 6 for $15. Children under 6 are not permitted inside Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium.
Discounted tickets are not available for Opening Night, Season Finale, or BMC Presents.
Price Lists and Seating Maps
Visit our ticketing site to purchase subscription and single tickets. Check our seating maps for Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium and Scott Concert Hall at the Porter Center (Brevard College). You will also have the ability to view these seating maps when purchasing tickets.
All tickets will be charged a per-ticket service fee of $2.50; this affects tickets purchased via internet, phone, and mail. Subscriptions will be charged $8 per order. Group orders of 10 or more tickets to the same event will be charged $8. All ticket orders are subject to North Carolina Sales tax of 6.75%.
Lawn Seating & Etiquette
Lawn seating is available for all events. Bring blankets and/or chairs to sit on, but be courteous to those who may be seated behind you. If you have large and/or obstructive seats or umbrellas, you may be asked to move to another location on the lawn.
Food and drink (including alcoholic beverages) are permitted on the lawn. Please dispose of trash in the trash cans located around the auditorium.
Brevard Music Center is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited in all BMC buildings, and is also prohibited on the lawn area during performances.
There are no refunds in the case of rain, but you can upgrade your lawn ticket to a seat inside Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. Upgrades will be subject to an additional cost. For sold-out events, there may not be space available for upgrades inside the Auditorium.
Pets are not allowed in or around the area of Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium during a performance.
Properly identified service animals are permitted in all areas in which BMC patrons are allowed.
2017 Season Sponsors
Brevard Music Center gratefully acknowledges and thanks Jacquelyn and Bruce Rogow for their support as our 2017 Season Sponsors.