Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT, US
Bio: Ives Concert Park is a prestigious, world-class performing arts center. This majestic outdoor amphitheater is situated on 40 wooded acres with a pond, breathtaking gardens and public hiking trails, and is located on the Westside campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. Ives hosts a variety of world-renowned international, national, regional and local artists and is a truly unique arts experience in harmony with a natural environment, where trees and stars become the backdrop for cultural enrichment. This nonprofit organization was named in honor of Danbury native Charles Edward Ives (1874 – 1954), one of America’s greatest composers.