Local Musician Attends Prestigious Summer Music Academy
Aug 15, 2017 4:22 PM - Egg Harbor, WI -- Alejandro Salazar, a talented young musician from Addison, Illinois spent two weeks in Door County, Wisconsin, studying at Birch Creek Music Performance Center. Salazar is a student at Addison Trail High School. He was among 56 other musicians from throughout the country to attend the Jazz I session at this prestigious academy whose unique mission is to provide intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment. Birch Creek celebrates its 42nd concert season in 2017 and continues to support a student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 2:1. This provides students with an abundance of personal attention from their faculty mentors, who represent top music educators and performers from around the country. Students are given the opportunity to hone their technical skills and learn firsthand all the aspects of life as a professional musician. During their two-week residency this summer, students attending the Jazz I session performed ten concerts alongside their teachers in front of paying concertgoers.