Peninsula Music Festival Holds Final Feb Fest Concert

The final concert in the 2016 February Fest Season of the Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) will conclude with music inspired by the book The Light Keeper’s Legacy by Kathleen Ernst. The 2 pm concert on Feb. 27 will be held at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay.

Karen Nelson

This concert is a joint effort with Write On, Door County. The concert will include the music of Nielsen, Grieg, Berwald, Sibelius and Gade and will feature violinists Janet Sutter and Karen Nelson, both of the PMF orchestra as well as PMF pianist Judith Jackson. Local cellist Lori Meyer will be featured on the final piece of the afternoon.

Judy Jackson

Judy Jackson

Ernst will attend the concert where she will read excerpts from The Light Keeper’s Legacy at the start of the concert and at the short break prior to the second half. She will be available to sign copies of the book and books will be available for purchase at the concert. As part of her appearance in Door County, Ernst will present a workshop on writing family stories on Feb. 29.

Janet Sutter

Janet Sutter

The musicians have had an amazing experience collaborating on the selection of music for this concert. The wealth of Scandinavian music made it difficult to choose. The music that will be performed with be a wonderful compliment to Ernst’s novel.

A brief reception will follow the concert. General admission seating is just $25 with $5 tickets available for students and children. For reservations, call 920.854.4060 or visit Details on the Feb. 29 Write On workshop are available at


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