Music in the Mountains “Goes to School” 

Online Auction Fundraiser

Thank you to all who bid to support the Goes to School education programs!

Bidding is now closed for our 2023 auction!

Music in the Mountain’s Online Auction supports our Goes to School music education programs throughout the year. The auction goes live on July 6, and concludes after the Pops Night event on July 22.

Offerings include exclusive vacation getaways, jewelry crafted by local artists, golf outings, local wellness and adventure experiences, music lessons, bundled gift card packages for a night on the town or a day at the lake, and more!

Just a few of this year's

Auction highlights

8-Day Viking European River Cruise for Two People

Select your destination and immerse yourself in the Old World as you sail Europe’s most iconic rivers. Discover Danube gems like Vienna and Budapest. See storied Rhine castles. Trace French history along the Seine. From the Main to the Moselle, the Douro to the Dordogne, Viking River Cruises are unsurpassed.

Every detail on board a Viking ship is designed to enrich and enhance your travel experience with award winning service, luxurious accommodation, bountiful culinary offerings, and thoughtfully designed education and entertainment experiences. Meals, shore excursions, and tours included. Airfare not included.

Oregon Coast Vacation

Experience exceptional lodging where the mountains meet the sea on Oregon’s spectacular coastline. The Inn at Spanish Head in Lincoln City is the only resort hotel in Oregon magnificently situated right on the beach. Stay 6 nights and 7 days in a beautiful 2 bedroom/2 bath suite boasting floor to ceiling windows and stunning views. 

Select from Available Dates: Sept. 16 – Nov. 18, 2023; Nov. 27 – Dec. 16, 2023; Jan. 2 – March 2, 2024. Airfare not included. Generously donated by Gordon and Dene Thomas.

Colorado Adventures

Here in Colorado, we don’t have to travel far for thrilling adventure! Take in the sprawling beauty of the San Juans from a hot air balloon high above Pagosa Springs with Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures. Spend a day at Vallecito Lake on a pontoon boat from Vallecito Marina & Yacht Club followed by a delicious meal at Weminuche Woodfire Grill. Plan a Labor Day getaway in Denver capped off with a Colorado Rockies game against the Toronto Blue Jays (tickets generously donated by Bank of Colorado)! Round trip tickets on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a weekend getaway at Kelly Place in McElmo Canyon or at Sky Ute Casino & Resort, including dinner at Seven Rivers. Stay tuned to visit the auction site to see the rich array of experiences available!

Festivals, Concerts, Theater

Whatever your taste in music may be, explore the tickets and passes on offer from our fellow arts organizations. Luxuriate in Dress Circle Box Tickets for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, see our own Guillermo Figueroa masterfully conduct the Santa Fe Symphony, catch a lively performance at the celebrated Creede Repertory Theater, quench your thirst for strings with passes for the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, or celebrate the end of another spectacular Southwest Colorado summer with a pair of coveted 3-Day Patron VIP passes to the renowned Labor Day weekend Four Corners Folk Festival.

Jewelry

Durango’s historic Toh-Atin Gallery curates pieces from award-winning Native American artists, relying on relationships they have cultivated since opening in 1957. Designs crafted by Orville Tsinnie and Marie Jackson complement each other in this elegant set. 

Carol Salomon’s distinctive style is beloved and widely collected, and her pieces are a much-anticipated highlight of our annual auction. As an internationally known jewelry designer, beading for Carol is an extension of a lifelong love of travel, connecting her with cultures and peoples far and wide. This year’s piece is a paired set featuring sea glass and freshwater pearls.

Thank you to all who bid in the 2023 auction!

Bidding is now closed!