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Birch Creek Music Performance Center

Egg Harbor, Door County
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Birch Creek Music Performance Center is a Residential Summer Music Academy on the beautiful Door County peninsula of Wisconsin. Founded in 1976, Birch Creek is a unique academy that provides talented students (typically age 14-19) advanced training and mentorship as well as the opportunity to perform publicly alongside top music professionals from the United States and abroad.

Birch Creek offers four 2-week residential summer sessions in Symphony, Percussion & Steelpan, and Jazz (two sessions). The overall student-faculty ratio is 2-to-1, ensuring that students receive attentive hands-on mentoring from top music educators and performers. Additionally, students have numerous public performance opportunities before appreciative audiences who have come to expect only the best from Birch Creek. Please note: Due to the intensive, mentoring-based nature of Birch Creek's programs, campus residence is required of all students.
Camp type: Performing Creative Arts
Region: Northeast Wisconsin
Established: 1976
Location and Programs
Location -
Three miles east of Egg Harbor on County Highway E
Program -
Resident camp. Sessions for - coeds ages 13 to 19.
Season -
Late June 24 to Mid August 17
Sessions -
Percussion & Steel Band: June 19-July 2
Symphony: July 3-16
Jazz I: July 17-30
Jazz II: July 31-August 13
Registration -
Registration information instructions and the online link are on our website. Applications will be reviewed starting 2/1. Scholarships for merit and financial need on a first come, first serve basis.
Fees -
$2100 tuition, fees, room & board. $100 application fee is applied to tuition if accepted. It is refundable if the application is not accepted.
Activities: Computers/technology, music. Also - Students perform before 6-8 live, paying audiences during each session. Field trips to local Door County attractions, plus performance outreaches round out each academy session.
More plus Contact Information
Medical Care -
Medical clinics in Fish Creek and Sturgeon Bay.
Parent Visitation -
Free family concerts the afternoon of the last day of the session; students may be signed out by parents.
Accreditations and Affiliations -
League of American Orchestras, Licensed by the State of WI
Eligibility limited to group members -
Eligibility for enrollment and financial assistance is based solely on the applicant's personal qualifications.
DirectorContact Person
Mona ChristensenRegistrar
3821 County E
P.O. Box 230
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
Tel 920-868-3763
Fax 920-868-1643
Owned/Operated by -
Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Inc. (non-profit)
All information supplied by camp management, 12/17/2015. For details call the camp Contact above.

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