2024 Artists

Each year the Lakes Area Music Festival draws over 250 professional artists from the nation's best orchestras and opera companies. Get to know our 2024 roster!

Thalea String Quartet

The Lakes Area Music Festival's String Quartet Residency provides one emerging professional ensemble with a paid summer of intensive rehearsal and extensive performance. We are pleased to present the Thalea…

2024 Composer Fellows

Our Composer Fellowship Program offers composers of concert music with a paid fellowship in Brainerd, Minnesota. Over the course of one week these fellows will work with mentor composer Jimmy…