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with host Fred Child

PT in Residence at the Aspen Music Festival: Day 1

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A cello student in front of Scanlon Hall in front of the duck pond APM photo/Nate Ryan

All this week, Performance Today is on location at the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, Colo. Come see our exclusive photos, and take a video tour of the Aspen Percussion studio with percussionist Jonathan Haas.

The Aspen Percussion Studio

Percussionist Jonathan Haas gives Fred Child a tour of the percussion studio as well as a primer on how to play the chimes, the timpani and the Lion's Roar.

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A cello student in front of Scanlon Hall in front of the duck pond APM photo/Nate Ryan
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A practice room at the Castle Creek Campus at the Aspen Music Festival and School APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Castle Creek Campus at the Aspen Music Festival and School APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Conducting Fellow George Jackson at the student dormitories APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child interviews Conducting Fellow George Jackson on the Roaring Fork Valley Transit Bus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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A cello student waits for the free bus to get from campus to the dorms APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Castle Creek roars next to the music school campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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A student walks to the Castle Creek Campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Audio engineer Corey Schreppel captures the sound of Castle Creek on the music school campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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New additions to the Castle Creek Campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Musicians leave Edlis Neeson Hall after a rehearsal APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Audio engineer Corey Schreppel, violist Susan Bengtson, and producer Suzanne Schaffer at the music school campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child interviews double bassist Kevin Gobetz after a rehearsal APM photo/Nate Ryan
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A double bassist leaves a rehearsal on the Castle Creek Campus at the Aspen Music Festival and School APM photo/Nate Ryan
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The Castle Creek Campus - old and new - at the Aspen Music Festival and School APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child interviews bass trombonist Jack Noble APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Students hang their laundry out to dry at the Aspen Music Festival and School dormitories APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Burlingame Housing, where Aspen Music Festival and School students live during the summer APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Audio engineer Corey Schreppel, PT host Fred Child and Conducting Fellow George Jackson talk on the bus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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PT host Fred Child and audio engineer Corey Schreppel interview violinist Matt Lammers from Eden Prairie, Minn. APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Violinist and AMFS student Matt Lammers APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child interviews trumpeter Ross Venneberg from Sitka, Alaska APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Castle Creek runs right alongside the music festival campus APM photo/Nate Ryan
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PT host Fred Child at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado APM photo/Nate Ryan
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PT producer Suzanne Schaffer records an interview with PT host Fred Child and bassoon faculty member Nancy Goeres APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Behind-the-scenes look at Fred Child's interview with bassoonist Nancy Goeres at the Aspen Music Festival APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Bassoonist Nancy Goeres APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Performance Today at the Main Street Bakery and Cafe in Aspen, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child talks with Bill Dinsmoore, the owner of the Main Street Bakery and Cafe in Aspen, Colo. APM photo/Nate Ryan
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Fred Child in the broadcast booth with David Finckel and Wu Han APM photo/Nate Ryan
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David Finckel and Wu Han in the broadcast booth with Fred Child APM photo/Nate Ryan