Performance Today

with host Fred Child

PT in Residence at the Aspen Music Festival: Day 3

Trombonists perform on the top of Aspen Mountain
Trombonists perform on the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan

All this week, Performance Today is on location at the Aspen Music Festival. Come experience Aspen's Music on the Mountain, and go paragliding with Fred for a bird's-eye view of the stunning scenery of Aspen, Colo.





Paragliding with Fred!

Performance Today host Fred Child finds a different way to the bottom of the mountain while visiting the Aspen Music Festival and School.

Violinist Simone Porter
Violinist Simone Porter APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child, cellist David Finckel, and pianist Wu Han
Host Fred Child, cellist David Finckel, and pianist Wu Han APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child paragliding over Aspen, Colo.
Host Fred Child paragliding over Aspen, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child and paragliding pilot Alex
Fred Child and paragliding pilot Alex APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child just after paragliding landing
Host Fred Child just after paragliding landing APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child takes a gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain
Fred Child takes a gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child and producer Suzanne Schaffer ride the gondola to the concert on Aspen Mountain
Host Fred Child and producer Suzanne Schaffer ride the gondola to the concert on Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
The gondola runs from the town of Aspen, Colo., to the top of Aspen Mountain
The gondola runs from the town of Aspen, Colo., to the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Student trombonists pose for a picture after their concert on top of Aspen Mountain
Student trombonists pose for a picture after their concert on top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombonists Charles Dieterle, Colin Marusek, Taylor Fong, and Elena Grijalva
Trombonists Charles Dieterle, Colin Marusek, Taylor Fong, and Elena Grijalva APM photo/Nate Ryan
The audience for the trombone concert at the top of Aspen Mountain
The audience for the trombone concert at the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombone
Trombone APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombonists Taylor Fong and Elena Grijalva
Trombonists Taylor Fong and Elena Grijalva APM photo/Nate Ryan
One of the highest performing venues at the Aspen Music Festival is at the top of Aspen Mountain
One of the highest performing venues at the Aspen Music Festival is at the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Producer Suzanne Schaffer, audio engineer Corey Schreppel, and host Fred Child record at the top of Aspen Mountain
Producer Suzanne Schaffer, audio engineer Corey Schreppel, and host Fred Child record at the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Audio engineer Corey Schreppel
Audio engineer Corey Schreppel APM photo/Nate Ryan
View of the Elk Mountains, from the top of Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colo.
View of the Elk Mountains, from the top of Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan