Collin Grota, a talented young musician from Sturgeon Bay, spent the week of June 17-23 studying at Birch Creek Music Performance Center. Grota, a student at Southern Door Middle School, was among 22 other musicians from throughout the country to attend the Percussion & Steel Band session at Birch Creek. This prestigious academy has a unique mission is to provide intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment.
Birch Creek celebrates its 43rd concert season in 2018 and continues to support a student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 2:1. This provides students with an abundance of personal attention from their faculty mentors. During this one-week residency in the Percussion & Steel Band Junior Track Session, Grota performed three concerts alongside his teachers in front of paying concertgoers.
Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor is a residential summer music academy for advanced young musicians. With a performance emphasis, students are taught by nationally known performers and educators during the day, and perform alongside them in concerts at night. For more information and to buy tickets visit birchcreek.org.