WATCH: Strings Concert at 14K Feet

UNC professor and CU student play concert

Adam Roy

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A University of Northern Colorado cello professor and a graduate violinist from Colorado University took their music to new heights on July 22—14,000 feet, to be specific. Professor Gal Faganel and Jenny Shea hiked their instruments up to the top of of Colorado’s Longs Peak and played a 45-minute concert including pieces of music by Bach. Before the pair could even begin to play, they had to climb 15 miles to the top of Longs with their instruments on their backs.

If you weren’t lucky enough to be on top of the peak for the performance, you can watch video of the pair below. Next up, Faganel is considering bringing an orchestra of students to the top.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021
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