Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Inc.
2013 Birch Creek Concert/Event Schedule available now!
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Now Accepting 2013 Student Applications!
Student Enrollment - In Progress
Student applications are now being accepted for all positions. Birch Creek's online student enrollment process is now faster and easier to use. Click here to learn more or apply today!
Introducing Renée-Paule Gauthier as Concertmaster
Birch Creek welcomes Renée-Paule Gauthier as Concertmaster of the 2013 Birch Creek Symphony. Ms. Gauthier comes to Birch Creek with outstanding credentials, click here to learn more. We invite you to experience performances by Renée-Paule Gauthier, and all the Birch Creek Symphony faculty members at Birch Creek beginning June 27 and continuing through July 6, 2013.
New in 2013! Student T-shirt Design Contest
We are currently looking for a "winning" Birch Creek t-shirt design for next season. If you are an artist, or just love to be creative and draw, don't miss your opportunity to win $100 by entering your Birch Creek t-shirt design today! Click here for more information and to download the application form today!
Help Support Birch Creek Students
Online Donations. Safe, secure, easy. Using your credit card, you can make an online donation to Birch Creek any time, any day. Click the "Donate Now" button below to make your tax deductible donation to Birch Creek through Network for Good.
There's Magic in The Music at Birch Creek!
Birch Creek Music Performance Center is a summer music school in Door County, Wisconsin, 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. Four sessions focus on symphony, percussion & steelpan, and big band jazz (2 sessions).
The Birch Creek Difference
The difference between Birch Creek and other summer music programs around the country is the numerous performance opportunities offered to the students, and the low student-to-faculty ratio of 2-to-1, which results in intense and close mentorships.
From late June to mid-August, Birch Creek students and faculty are in residence for four two-week sessions on the historic Birch Creek campus three miles east of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin. Over the course of the summer, 200 students and 100 faculty members study by day, and at night present 30 concerts in the 100-year-old, 500-seat renovated Dutton Concert Barn. In addition, Birch Creek faculty and students perform a full range of public outreach concerts and other public events scheduled in and around the Door County peninsula.
Wisconsin Public Television's "Jazz at Birch Creek"
"Jazz at Birch Creek," a broadcast concert production from WPT featuring the talents of Birch Creek student bands and the Birch Creek Faculty Jazz Orchestra, was filmed at Birch Creek in August 2011. Its premier was aired on Wisconsin Public Television in January 2012 and re-broadcasted throughout the state of Wisconsin and in New York over the past several months. Wisconsin Public Television will re-broadcast the film periodically. Currently there are no scheduled airings of "Jazz at Birch Creek." Check back here for future airings which will be posted as they become available.