Festivals at Rockport Music



Barry Shiffman, Artistic Director

David Deveau, Artistic Director Emeritus

The Rockport Chamber Music Festival will open June 15 this year and close on July 15.  New Artistic Director Barry Shiffman has curated an exciting Festival for this season. Details will be released in February.  The Oral History Committee has been interviewing volunteers and founders from the first 20 years of Rockport Music and have compiled the following 2 essays from those interviews–The Early Years–The Founding of the Festival and The Early Years–The Deveau EraPhoto credit: Barry Shiffman, artistic director


August 9-12, 2018

Last year’s Rockport Jazz Festival featured an exciting array of artists including Fred Hersch, Danilo Pérez, Cécile McLorin Salvant, John Pizzarelli and Daniel Jobim in a Sinatra-Jobim tribute and much more. This year’s Jazz Festival will be announced in March. For Education and Outreach activities, visit our Education webpagePhoto: John Pizzarelli and Daniel Jobim, Festival 2017