Begins Sunday, runs to June 13

From classical symphony and jazz to American country and brass band music, the 24th annual Cape May Music Festival will offer something for every musical taste.

The annual festival, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities, begins Sunday and runs through June 13.

Opening the festival at 8 pm. Sunday is the 35-piece Atlantic Brass Band under the direction of Salvatore Scarpa. The concert takes place at Rotary Bandstand, located at Lafayette Street between Decatur and Jackson streets. Admission is free.

On Tuesday at 8 p.m., the New York Chamber Ensemble will perform the harp and voice program, "The Heart of the Matter: Beautiful French and American Music for Instruments and Voice," at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, located at Washington and Franklin streets. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $5 for students.

May 30, at 8 p.m., Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers perform at Cape May Convention Hall, located on Beach Avenue. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for students.

June 2 at 8 p.m., Girsa, pictured right, performs traditional Irish music at Cape May Convention Hall. McDermott's Handy opens for Girsa with a wide array of traditional Irish instruments. Admission is free.

June 4, at 8 p.m., The New York Chamber Ensemble performs the baroque "Musical Offering for BACHcombers," at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, located at Washington and Franklin streets. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $5 for students.

June 6 at 8 p.m., The Bay-Atlantic Symphony performs "Folk and Fashion," at the First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, located at 500 Hughes St. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for students.

June 9 at 8 p.m., the George Mesterhazy Tribute concert at Cape May Convention Hall will feature guests Barry Miles, Paula Johns and Joe Barrett remembering and celebrating the musical legacy of Cape May's favorite jazz pianist. General admission is $25, $20 for seniors and $10 students.

June 11 at 8 p.m., the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players perform a program from the classical repertoire on their "golden age" string instruments at the Episcopal Church of the Advent. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $5 for students.

Bringing the festival to a close on June 13 at 8 p.m., the New York Chamber Ensemble celebrates its all-stars in "The Gypsy in Us" at the Episcopal Church of the Advent. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $5 for students.

To purchase tickets call 609-884-5404 or go to CapeMayMAC.org. To purchase tickets for Cape May Convention Hall concerts, call 609-884-9565 or go to CapeMayConventionHall.org.