Smart bets: Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival

Warren Wilson College’s 46th Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival celebrates classical music — and its long history at the school — through a multiday, multicity concert series. Over the course of five weekends, five different lineups of renowned artists perform at the college’s Kittredge Theatre, then Waynesville’s Haywood Arts Regional Theatre and finally Greenville, S.C.’s Peace Center on consecutive nights. Participating in this year’s mini-tours are featured groups like Enso String Quartet and Jasper String Quartet in addition to a mix of accomplished soloists, including pianist Inessa Zaretsky, violinist Itamar Zorman, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, oboist Keve Wilson, bassoonist Lynn Hileman, horn player William Hoyt, violist Mario Gotoh and cellist Andrew Janss. The next program is Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4. Visit scm-festival.com for the full lineup, schedule and song selections. $25 per concert. Photo of Enso String Quartet by Juergen Frank

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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