A Birch Creek Associates Fall Fundraiser

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Juniper Hall

5:30 PM Social • 6:00 PM Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar • 7:00 PM Concert

Catering by Alexander’s of Door County

$65 per person

JAZZ COMBOJeff Campbell, Bass     Rick Haydon, Guitar     Reggie Thomas, Piano
Enjoy the camaraderie, delicious food catered from Alexander’s and the most beloved faculty performers from our Jazz II Session, Jeff Campbell (bass), Reggie Thomas (piano) and Rick Haydon (guitar) at the annual Associates’ Fundraiser on October 12, 2019. With over 80 years of combined service, Jeff, Reggie and Rick will make their pilgrimage back to Birch Creek to enchant our attendees with jazz greats from the American Popular Songbook with composers such as Ellington, Porter and Gershwin. Attendees can expect a delightful night of laughter and fellowship, with music that will nourish the soul. This fundraiser, sponsored by the Birch Creek Associates, Birch Creek’s volunteer and fundraising arm, will raise funds to support Birch Creek’s Play It Forward program. Interested parties should register early as this event usually sells out.

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About Birch Creek Music Performance Center

Birch Creek Music Performance Center is an elite summer music academy located in the heart of Door County Wisconsin. Students, ages 13-19, attend from up to 15 states and from other countries. Our faculty are professional musicians, many of whom teach and perform at some of the most prestigious music schools in the country. Together, our students and faculty present over 30 concerts in the historic Dutton Barn and over 30 outreach concerts during our academy season. We offer four, two-week sessions in Percussion & Steel Band, Symphony and two sessions of Big Band Jazz.

 

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To provide intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment.

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The Birch Creek Percussion & Steel Band Summer Academy in Egg Harbor, WI offers a comprehensive summer education experience for the young adult percussionist. Through firsthand experience with many performances, small-group instruction, and master classes, this program provides an incredible study of all the instruments and styles expected of today’s percussionist who is planning on working at the college level and beyond.

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At Birch Creek we strive to provide access to every eligible student. Over half of our academy students receive a partial scholarship, funded by inspired, generous donors. Of these scholarship students, over 80% have indicated that they are pursuing a career in music.  By investing in the Birch Creek scholarship program, you are literally changing the lives of future, professional musicians.  Many of our students move on to be professional performing musicians and teachers. All have a keen appreciation for live music and performance. Would you join us in supporting our students and the future of music in our world?
 

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