Rocky Ridge Music Center
If you wish to visit some places of creative interest during your Estes Park travel, one of the finest places in Colorado would be a trip to the Rocky Ridge Music Center. It was Beth Miller Harrod who founded the center in 1942. It is a music school located at the foot of Longs Peak in Colorado Rockies. The music center makes available summer camps for students.
You can visit some of the world-class music faculty as well as guest artists, who guide the students in music and fine arts. You can also interact with students with a passion in music, who come to this place to learn music from all over the world.
about Rocky Ridge Music Center
Students enhance their skills in areas of woodwinds, strings, piano, brass, and vocal. They can undertake chamber, solo, orchestral, and composition studies. They also get the opportunities to create as well as perform new music and also participate in concerts and assist their masters in taking classes.
Some of them regularly perform on Radio. Apart from their music studies, the students also take part in various recreational and cultural activities. Many of them are members of various clubs in Estes Park and enjoy activities such as hiking, fishing, swimming, yoga and meditation as well as horse riding.
Activities and interest
The Hewes-Kirkwood Inn, a historic Rustic-style resort that has been converted to this music center is indeed a center of attraction. There are historic cabins, lodge and dining hall where most performances and social gatherings. You can come back for weekly concerts, known as ‘Music in the Mountains’. The concert is open to the community.
The entire heritage complex has been maintained and rehabilitated over the years and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The best part is you can sit along the mountainside and hear students practicing in the woods or beside a nearby stream. Visiting Rocky Ridge Music Center should be a cherishing experience while your stay and travel in Estes Park.
History and heritage
Enjoy your travel time!