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with host Fred Child

PT in Residence at the Aspen Music Festival: Day 3

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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.

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