Birch Creek Employment Opportunities

Birch Creek Music Performance Center announces the following openings for its 2017 summer season!  Birch Creek is a summer music academy for students age 13-19, located in Door County, Wisconsin.  You will have the opportunity to meet and work with faculty from some of the most prestigious music schools in the country and be a part of Birch Creek's 40+ year tradition of educating young advanced musicians in a performance based, mentoring environment.  

COUNSELORS (6 Positions)

Responsibilities: Supervise students, develop and coordinate student recreational activities, share campus maintenance, kitchen and housekeeping duties with other counselors, assist with student registration and orientation, assist with concert preparations and logistics, assist in office, library, and with campus errands.

Qualifications: Music Education or Performance Majors with experience working with middle and high school students preferred. Must be dependable, energetic, hard-working, self-motivated, well-organized, excellent communicator and team player. Previous summer camp counselor experience a plus!

Salary:  $ 325/Week plus room and board.  Full-time.  Weekends required. 

Start Date:  June 11       End Date:  August 18


Responsibilities:  House Manager for all 30+ campus concerts.  Oversee and maintain concert barn, Green Room, and practice rooms.  Assist with stage set-up and other concert preparations, including sound checks and performance venue readiness. Perform front of house duties and oversee volunteer ushers.

Qualifications:  Experience in house and/or front of house management in a music performance, public setting. Candidates must be dependable, self-motivated, energetic, excellent people skills to work with many volunteer ushers. Valid driver’s license required.

Salary: $ 325/Week plus room and board.  Full-time.  Weekends required.

Start Date:  June 5     End Date:  August 18


Responsibilities:  Operate box office for all campus concerts, manage ticket sales, perform ticket/cash reconciliation and record keeping, and assist with concert preparations, including preparing concert inserts for each concert, working in tandem with the marketing manager.
Qualifications:  Arts administration or performing arts student with business or public relations background, with excellent computer skills in design and layout. Excellent math, communication and people skills, highly organized, detail oriented, dependable, self-motivated.  Music background required. Valid driver’s license required. 

Salary: $ 325/Week plus room and board.  Full-time.  Weekends required.       

Start date:  May 23     End date: August 18


Responsibilities:  Assist marketing manager with marketing and promotion of concerts, writing media releases, distributing season and sponsorship materials, assist with phone duties and ticket sales and be in attendance at onsite and outreach concerts.

Qualifications:  Marketing/public relations, graphic design, communications and/or business experience.  Excellent communication and people skills, organized, dependable, self-motivated.  Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required. 

Salary: $ 325/Week plus room and board.  Full-time.  Weekends required.     

Start date: May 18    End date: August 17

Questions?  Contact Ashley, Residential Manager at or Michelle at






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