Soon students and faculty from across the country will flood the campus of the Birch Creek Music Performance Center as they begin their intensive instruction in two-week sessions in Percussion & Steel Band, Symphony and Jazz. More than 30 concerts are offered this summer during the eight-week academy.
Tickets are now available for Birch Creek’s summer concerts, which begin with Percussion & Steel Band’s Faculty Showcase on June 21. Other Percussion and Steel Pan concert dates are June 22-23 and June 27-30.
Birch Creek’s Symphony concerts begin with a patriotic matinee performance at 4 pm on July 4. This concert is preceded by a traditional pie and ice cream social at 2:30 pm. This year, all of the Symphony session concerts feature water-themed music in tribute to the Celebrate Water Door County initiative.
Big Band Jazz has toe-tapping concerts in line for Jazz I on July 18-21 and July 25-28, and Jazz II on Aug. 1-4 and Aug. 8-11. The music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Glenn Miller are featured on several nights.
Tickets are $29 adults, $10 students and $6 children, with premium seating available for $34 (all ages). Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more. For a full concert schedule and more information visit birchcreek.org.