Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor is pleased to introduce a series of three concerts to run from September through October this fall. These evening performances will take place in Birch Creek’s Juniper Hall and highlight a selection of the Academy’s summer faculty members along with successful musicians from Door County and across the Midwest. All proceeds from these events will benefit future Birch Creek students and the Birch Creek Scholarship Fund.
On Sept. 19, 7:30 pm, Birch Creek will invite Percussion & Steel Band faculty members Ben Wahlund, Dan Moore, Yuko Asada, Dane Richeson, and the internationally recognized steel pan performer Liam Teague for a night of Door County’s favorite percussive jazz and world music. On Sept. 26, 7:30 pm, Birch Creek will welcome the renowned six piece group, Talk of the Town, performing authentic New Orleans Swing/Dixieland Jazz under the leadership of Kevin Van Ess, who has played on Bourbon Street with Pete Fountain, Bob Hope, and other famed performers. Tickets for these events are $29 and $22, respectively.
At 5:30 pm on Oct. 11, Birch Creek will host Bach to Broadway, a fall fundraiser with a fully catered dinner and performances featuring Symphony faculty pianist Jodie DeSalvo, student pianist and Burton Scholarship winner Jonathan Bass from Washington Island, and the accomplished mezzo-soprano Cynthia Stiehl. Tickets are $85. For tickets, visit birchcreek.org or call 920.868.3763.