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The Festival at Sandpoint

Our Mission

The Festival at Sandpoint exists to make Exceptional musicians and great performances accessible to the community and the surrounding region.

Mission Objectives

  • The Festival strives to cultivate cultural and ethnic diversity and to pursue all opportunities to inspire, enlighten, and educate our community with the greatest possible music and performing arts of the world: forms new and old, artists known and unknown
  • The Festival strives to present a range of classical symphonic, jazz, blues, folk, world, family and popular music, at prices which are affordable to our local audiences, thereby making Sandpoint a better place to live.
  • The Festival strives to present its concerts in an intimate setting which celebrates the natural beauty, and charm of our small city, thereby making Sandpoint a better place to visit.

Meet the festival team!

The group of amazing gals and guys who make this event possible

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Diana "Dyno" Wahl
Executive Director,

Toni Lund
Executive Assistant/Assistant Production Manager,

Molly Rickard
Operations Manager / Marketing Manager,

Dave Nygren
Production Manager,

Paul Gunter
Stage/Site Manager,




Board of Directors

Cari House, President

Dave Vermeer, Vice President

Bob Witte, Secretary

Bob Boyle, Treasurer

Dan Meulenberg, M.D., Past President

Directors: Eileen Atkisson, Amy Bistline, Jason Hicks, David Marx, Marcella Nelson, Grant Nixon, Marilyn Sabella, Susie Summerhill

Joanne Pennington Kelly, Advisory Board Chair

The Festival at Sandoint Board

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