McCall MusicFest 2023

We’re Excited for a Wonderful Program July 18 – 22, 2023!

A McCall, Idaho tradition since 2012, this week-long festival of classical and pops orchestra concerts returns in 2023 with Boise Philharmonic Music Director, Eric Garcia, at the helm as Artistic Director and Conductor.

In 2023, all concerts will be held at Mountain Life Church, 14180 Hwy 55, McCall Idaho

Single concert tickets are $25 but those who want to attend the Tues-Thurs-Sat concerts may purchase a Series ticket for $60 and save $15. Open seating tickets are available online at the McCall Music Society website,, or at Barn Owl Books & Gifts and Razzle Dazzle.


Eric Garcia, Artistic director and conductor

Praised for his “elegant and expressive” conducting, Boise Philharmonic Music Director Eric Garcia previously served as Assistant Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, Associate Conductor of the Eastern Music Festival and faculty member of the Eastern Music Festival Conducting Institute. In addition, he has served as cover conductor of the Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor at the Cortona Sessions for New Music in Italy, and has appeared as guest conductor with orchestras through the country. Garcia hosts a weekly classical music series, Noted, on Radio Boise and resides in Seattle, Washington with his wife Sarah.

The Schedule

Tickets may be purchased individually or opt for the “Indoor Orchestra Series” ticket for $60 that includes the Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening concerts.

Mccall MusicFest

Tuesday, July 18th @ 7:30pm

McCall MusicFest Orchestra opens 2023 with renowned special guest cellist, Julian Schwarz performing Tchaikovsky & Dvorak.

Made possible by the Ludwig Family 

Tickets: $25 – $60 Series

MCCALL MusicFest

Thursday July 20th @ 7:30PM

Pops Performance features American singer, songwriter, Curtis Stigers with Eric Garcia conducting.

Tickets: $25 – $60 Series

Made possible by Kent & Bev Hellman


Saturday, July 22nd @ 7:30pm

McCall MusicFest 2023 concludes with acclaimed special guest pianist, Marika Bournaki playing Ravel and Elgar.

Tickets: $25 – $60 Series

Free Family Concert

Saturday, July 22nd@ 11:30am

This year “Peter & The Wolf” will be presented accompanied by local dancers and narrators. This free concert offers children the special opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of a full, 55-piece orchestra.¬†


Made possible by The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation.

Mccall music society fundraiser

Sunday, july 23rd @ 4:30PM

Jug Mountain Ranch provides the perfect venue to celebrate and support the McCall Music Society. Jazz, Blues & Broadway with Greg Yasinitsky on sax and Katie Morell with vocals with The Merchants of Groove.

$50 minimum donation.