The Harris Concert Hall is also known as the Aspen Music Festival and School and was founded in 1949. The concert hall was founded by Elizabeth and Walter Paepcke and is an internationally known and recognized classical music hall and premier training center for pre-professional students and musicians. The concert hall is located in one of Aspen's residential neighborhoods along the west end of town. This is a popular venue for concerts and is conveniently located just ten minutes from downtown Aspen. The address for the concert hall is 2 Music School Road, Aspen.
During the summer is a nine week festival at the Harris Concert Hall that if made up of over 200 events and programs. There are orchestral events, chamber music society, children's programs, master classes, opera, and even contemporary music. The concerts are presented daily throughout the summer in a 2,050 seat Benedict Music Tent.
Tickets for the events can be purchased at the box office which is open on weekdays only from 12 pm to 4 pm. The box office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. For will call, tickets may be picked up one hour prior to each performance. Discounts and children's tickets can be received through the box office.