2020 Digital Program Book





For current information on the status of Birch Creek’s programs and events, go to birchcreek.org/covid-19.

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.




Our Mission

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

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Birch Creek Percussion – Joy Ride

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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Invest in Musicians

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?


Birch Creek News

Birch Creek Offers Online Studio Sessions for Student, Amateur and Professional Musicians

Egg Harbor, WI – Each Saturday morning in September, beginning on September 12th, nationally and internationally renowned Birch Creek faculty and alumni will share their musical expertise during online Studio [...]
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The Birch Creek Office and Campus are closed to the public until further notice.
Birch Creek staff are working remotely and on-site and will return phone calls as soon as possible within these posted hours:

Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Located at 3821 County E – three miles east of Egg Harbor