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 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
Fred Child, David Finckel and Wu Han APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child paragliding over Aspen, Colo.
Fred Child paragliding over Aspen APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child and paragliding pilot Alex
Fred Child paraglides APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child just after paragliding landing
Fred Child after paragliding landing APM photo/Nate Ryan
Fred Child takes a gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain
Fred Child takes a gondola APM photo/Nate Ryan
Host Fred Child and producer Suzanne Schaffer ride the gondola to the concert on Aspen Mountain
Fred Child and Suzanne Schaffer ride the gondola APM photo/Nate Ryan
The gondola runs from the town of Aspen, Colo., to the top of Aspen Mountain
The gondola APM photo/Nate Ryan
Student trombonists pose for a picture after their concert on top of Aspen Mountain
Student trombonists on Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombonists Charles Dieterle, Colin Marusek, Taylor Fong, and Elena Grijalva
C. Dieterle, C. Marusek, T. Fong, E. Grijalva APM photo/Nate Ryan
The audience for the trombone concert at the top of Aspen Mountain
Music on the Mountain audience APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombone
Trombone APM photo/Nate Ryan
Trombonists Taylor Fong and Elena Grijalva
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
Concert venue on 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
Recording at the top of Aspen Mountain APM photo/Nate Ryan
Audio engineer Corey Schreppel
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 APM photo/Nate Ryan