Howard Levy, a world renowned harmonica player from the Chicago area, will perform at Birch Creek Music Performance Center on Sept. 17 for their Fall Concert Series for Academy Scholarships. The concert takes place in the Dutton Concert barn at 7:30 pm. Levy will be joined by Dane Richeson, percussion faculty at Birch Creek and professor of music at Lawrence Conservatory of Music, and Mark Urness, a successful bassist and faculty of Lawrence Conservatory of Music.
Multiple Grammy award-winner Levy is a master of the diatonic harmonica, a superb pianist, innovative composer, recording artist, bandleader, teacher and producer. His musical travels have taken him all over the geographical world and the musical map. Levy brings a fresh lyrical approach to a wide array of genres. He is best known for being a founding member of the popular band Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.
The Fall Concert Series will continue Oct. 1 with Janet Planet, and a holiday-themed concert with brass and percussion players from Birch Creek’s faculty will take place on Dec. 3. In addition to these events, the Annual Fall Fundraiser Dinner and Concert will be held Oct. 22, featuring the Pangelic Duo with Liam Teague on steel pan and Faye Seeman on harp. All Fall Concert Series events will fund scholarships for Birch Creek students. For tickets and more information, visit birchcreek.org/tickets or call 920.868.3763.