2014 Olympic Music FestivalIf you enjoy pastoral scenery, open air, and beautiful, classical music, then Quilcene’s Olympic Music Festival is just the thing for you!

The Olympic Music Festival is an annual series of eleven, summer chamber music concerts held on a converted farm on Washington’s North Olympic Peninsula.

Started in 1984 by ex-Philadelphia String Quartet member Alan Iglitzin, the Olympic Music Festival was originally intended to be the summer home for the Philadelphia String Quartet, who had come to Seattle in 1966 as the University of Washington’s Quartet-in-Residence. Attendance of these first summer concerts, however, made it clear just how hungry Northwest audiences were for the combination of the setting and music. (more…)