The 2016 Festival

The 2016 Festival

What a time to be focusing on America, right?? In this current election season, it’s hard not to feel how divided our country is. But the wonderful thing about art is that it transcends politics and reminds us of the common ground we share. Much like the vistas and the people that make up this country, the music of America is incredibly varied! In fact, just three concerts hardly do justice to the wide scope of styles and sounds that have been created here.

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The 2015 Festival

Throughout history, oppressive regimes have established a brutal control over their people through various methods: violence, imprisonment, rules...but one of the most dehumanizing means of control is by censoring art. This August, the Gesher Music Festival’s 5th anniversary season celebrates and brings to life the art and music that was shunned and deemed DEGENERATE by the Nazi regime under Hitler’s reign.

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