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Big Sky Choral Initiative

12 Singing Fellows
4 Composing Fellows
1 Resident Composer
12 Crossing Artists
1 Crossing Conductor
7 days of new music in the mountains
A lifetime of memories

“I have never before made music with a group of such like-minded, passionate artists, and
profoundly talented singers that generously welcomed me into their world.” - 2015 Singing Fellow

“It was a fantastic experience - a real turning point for me.” - 2015 Composing Fellow

The Big Sky Choral Initiative at the Big Sky Conservatory returns as an annual event at the foot of Yellowstone. An immersion experience in masterful singing and composing, living and loving the mountains of Montana.

For more information on how to join us in Big Sky, visit

Big Sky Choral Initiative, Donald Nally, Conductor
Big Sky Conservatory, John Zirkle, Artistic Director


Earlier Event: July 8
Jeff Quartets
Later Event: August 21
Seven Responses at Mostly Mozart