A message from Our President; Shannon Smurthwaite To our loyal Friends, Patrons and Corporate Donors of Boise Music Week: I would like to thank each of you for continued support of Idaho’s own 101 year-old non-profit organization devoted to the celebration of music. We operate solely on thousands of volunteer hours and your generous monetary donations. This has been a unique time for Idahoans and in particular, the Treasure Valley, as we navigate new paths and constant change to ensure the safety, health and well-being of our wonderful community. We are the longest-running organization of its kind in the United States. [...]
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It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Brent Karlberg, Production Manager at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, suddenly passed away on March 23, 2020. Brent was instrumental in all peformances on stage at the center, and nothing happened on his stage without his approval. Boise Music Week was the grateful beneficiary of his expertise, and most especially his friendship, for many, many years. He had a fondness for our volunteer organization, and understood that we had a 100+ year legacy in the community and a reputation to protect. He also knew our funds came solely [...]
(Boise, Idaho – March 18, 2020) The Executive Board of Boise Music Week announced today that all Boise Music Week events of the 2020 season have been cancelled in support of our community’s efforts to limit the effects of the Corona Virus pandemic. For the first time since the inaugural 1919 season, no Boise Music Week events will be held. The Executive Board recognizes the impact this decision has on our performers, volunteers, venue providers, and on all of our friends and supporters affected by this historic circumstance. Our primary interest is the safety of all involved. Beverly Schumacher, President of [...]
Auditions are expected to be in November or early December. Watch Facebook for updates or signup on our volunteer page for audition notifications. See Production page here.
Things you should consider if you're thinking about auditioning.. Auditions January 12 - 13, 2019 Signup for Auditions Rehearsal to begin 4 Feb 2019 Performance Dates are Thursday May 9 through Sunday, May 12 2019 This show has TAP dancing. You may want to take advantage of the TAP classes available throughout the valley Boise Rec is expected to have classes available this fall but other studios may have classes this summer.
President's Message Wow, we made it to our 100th Celebration of Boise Music Week! Thank you all for your support. We hope that you agree that Music Week is a treasure in our city and valley and is a tradition that should continue for the next 100 years. Since 1919, MUSIC and the arts has been the focus of this special week. It is the longest such event in the United States. Of course, the events are all FREE of charge. The reason is YOU! All the time, talent, and enjoyment would go unappreciated if generous people did [...]