EGG HARBOR, WI (June 6, 2014) – Birch Creek is excited to launch the 2014 concert season on Thursday, June 19, with "A Drumming Mosaic," showcasing the world-class Birch Creek Percussion and Steelpan Faculty. The concert will begin at 8pm, with student ensemble prelude music at 7:30pm in the gazebo.
Program director Ben Walhund and the Percussion Faculty Ensemble will be kicking off Birch Creek’s 39th year, highlighting the musical stylings of Jazz, Rock, Afro-Cuban, Caribbean, Brazilian and Indian Cultures. Concertgoers will enjoy the performance in the iconic Dutton Concert barn, a renovated century-old barn and the unveiling of the new concession stand and gift shop.
Tickets are available for purchase online at www.birchcreek.org or by phone at 920.868.3763. Prices are set at $29 for adults, $10 for students, and $6 for children (11 and under.) New this year is a reserved section, which is comprised of the first few rows in the center section of the 500-seat Dutton Concert Barn. All reserved section seats are $34.
Birch Creek Music Performance Center is a summer music school in Door County, WI, for advanced young musicians. With a performance emphasis, students are taught by nationally known performers and educators during the day, and perform alongside them in concerts at night. Four sessions focus on percussion and steel band, symphony, and big band jazz. Applications are welcome.
2014 Season Concert Schedule
Percussion & Steel Band – June 19-28
Symphony – July 3-12
Vocal Jazz – August 12-16
Big Band Jazz – July 16-August 9