Wellsboro, Pennsylvania — The Endless Mountain Music Festival has won a grant to support pastoral arts offerings in the community.
The annual festival in northern Pennsylvania and southern New York was the winner of the 2023 Challenge America Awards. The award includes his $10,000 support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This award is one of 262 Challenge America grants from the NEA. The funds will support a range of musical performances, free educational programs, and outreach in rural and economically challenged areas.
Endless Mountain Music Festival Executive Director Cynthia Long said: “This grant is very important to our festival.In addition to supporting invited guest artists in a series of performances and educational programs in our area, we are able to stage live music in our community. because it also helps to keep
“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support arts projects in communities across the country,” said NEA Chair Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson. “Projects like this with Endless Mountain Music Festival strengthen the arts and culture ecosystem, provide a level playing field for artistic participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and economies.”
The annual Endless Mountain Music Festival is a classical music extravaganza with 17 concerts over 17 days each summer. Bringing world-famous musicians to the Twin Tiers region.