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2021 Festival Events

August 18 - 22, 2021

What did we achieve in 2021? Our Inaugural Season, in a nutshell:​

  • 8 world-class Festival Artists, one composer-in-residence

  • 10 performances, including two free and one outdoor event

  • 7 venues including in:

    • Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Loudoun and Clarke Counties

  • Two World Premieres written for ACMF's first season​​

  • Chamber Music education workshops for students and adults

  • Community Support

  • Press Coverage

  • Affordable ticket prices

Wed. Aug. 18:

ACMF Intensive Chamber Music Workshop

Happy Retreat, Charles Town.

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Application Deadline Jul 15

8:15-8:45pm Pre-Festival Taster concert (free)

St. James’ Catholic Church

49 Crosswinds Dr, Charles Town, WV 25414, 

Thurs. Aug 19:

2pm, Festival Preview. 

War Memorial, Shepherdstown

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7pm, New Beginnings

Festival Night Opener Concert-Livestream available.

Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville VA

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Fri. Aug. 20:

2pm, Inspirations: Our Folk Heritage

Franklin Park Arts Centre, Purcellville VA- Livestream available

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7pm, Folk Inspirations

St. Peter's Chapel, Historic Harpers Ferry

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Free. Tickets for reserved seating+reception

Sat. Aug. 21:

11am, Coffee Concert: Duo Delights

Shepherdstown Train Station

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2 pm, From Earth to Divine: Schubert Cello Quintet

St. Peter’s Chapel,  Historic Harpers Ferry

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Free. Tickets for reserved seating+reception

7pm, Forging New Trails

Charles Washington Hall, Charles Town- Livestream available

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Sun. Aug 22:

9:30-10:30 am,

Mass at St. Peter’s: Goldberg Variations



Festival Finale: John Brown's Body

2pm Pre Concert events

3pm Concert

Outdoor Performance with rain venue alternative. Happy Retreat, Charles Town. Under 16s free

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Watch Our Pre-Launch Event

If you missed our May 2nd launch event, or want to catch your favorite moments again, you can watch back here until June 10.

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