For Musicians

Gateways Music Festival aims to be a valued resource for classical musicians of African descent around the world.  The Festival maintains a growing database of more than 800 musicians and invites all musicians of African descent to join our growing network.

For Audiences

In 2020, we are delighted to announce that Gateways Music Festival will return to Rochester, NY!!!  Please check back on this website for more information — including schedules, venues, tickets and more — in the weeks and months to come.

2020 Gateways Music Festival
Rochester, NY
October 13 to 17, 2020

Click here for link to February 17, 2020 press release announcing the 2020 Season!

Click here for draft 2020 Season Schedule!

Donate Today!

We invite you to support Gateways Music Festival’s important mission to connect and support professional classical musicians of African descent and enlighten and inspire communities through the power of performance.  Thank you for your generosity!