PMF Instrumentalists Open the 2018 February Fest

The Peninsula Music Festival will present three concerts in three weeks during February. The annual February Fest will feature members of the Festival’s orchestra in the intimate setting of Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay. The 2 pm concerts will take place Feb. 10, 17 and 24.

All three concerts can be purchased for just $60 or purchased individually at $25 each. Students and children are just $5.

PMF clarinetist David Bell will be joined by Patty Holland, the Festival’s bassoonist, Amy McCann, clarinet and Judith Jackson piano for the Feb. 10 concert. The program will feature solo and chamber works that take their melodies and inspiration from some of the world’s most familiar operatic melodies. Composers include Verdi, Rossini and Mozart.

The second concert on Feb. 17 features PMF trumpets Bruce Briney and Dan Grantham. They will be joined by pianist Judith Jackson and Greg Beem who is the organist at Shepherd of the Bay. The program features the music of Bernstein, Rachmaninoff, Prescott and a piece composed by the Festival’s principal trumpet, Terry Everson.

The 2018 February Fest comes to a close Feb. 24 with a return appearance by the low brass of the PMF orchestra. Tenor/alto trombones, Paul Bellino and Brad Ward will be joined by Terry Leahy on bass trombone and Charlie Schuchat on tuba.

There will be a silent auction at the February Fest concerts that will include a chance to have lunch with pianist Andrew Armstrong in August or a chance to golf with the Festival’s concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich.

Brief receptions will follow each concert. Reservations can be made by calling 920.854.4060 or visiting


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