The Peninsula Music Festival is a Door County treasure that comes & goes each August in an extremely hectic three week period. In a short six months, the music festival returns to open its 61st season at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek. Executive Director Sharon Grutzmacher says the groundwork for the classical music concert series is being laid right now. Grutzmacher notes that many musical festivals will produce one concert a month for nine months, providing time to prepare for the next go-round, but that is not the case locally…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/N172.mp3|titles=Sharon Grutzmacher]
Grutzmacher says the long stretch of time from one music festival to another spawned the organization’s popular “February Fest” music series which has its first concert on Saturday…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/N173.mp3|titles=Sharon Grutzmacher]
the Peninsula Music Festival trio, pianist Judith Jackson, Thomas Kluge on viola & clarinetist David Bell will perform selections from Motzart, Rebecca Clarke & Bruch at Shepard of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay. Tickets for the 2PM performance are $25 & will be sold at the door.