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2023 Baroque on Beaver Young Soloist Competition

The Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association, producer of the Baroque on Beaver Summer Music Festival, is excited to announce the 2023 Baroque on Beaver Young Soloist Competition. The Competition is open to all high school age instrumental soloists who reside and attend school in Michigan. As a result of a generous commitment by Bev and Larry Seiford, three cash prizes will be awarded with the First Place winner invited to perform with the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra at the summer 2023 Festival.

Twenty-Second Anniversary Season: July 28 – August 5, 2023

2022 Schedule

Wednesday July 27 | 4:00 ~ Lecture
A Festival Introduction with Robert Nordling
CO-SPONSORED BY:
RANDY & CAROL ROBERTS / LOUIS AND SHARON NEMSER
BI Historical Society Print Museum

Freewill Donation Event.

Friday July 29 | 7:30  ~ Opening Night Gala Fundraiser
The Lincoln Trio with Martha Guth
Featuring a World Premiere of composer Clarice Assad
SPONSORED BY HOGARTH’S PEST CONTROL
BI Community Center  
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only
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Saturday July 30 | 7:30 ~ Gala Fundraiser
Young Concert Artists’ piano soloistYing Li
SPONSORED BY JAMES LUTEYN
BI Community Center
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only
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Sunday July 31 | 7:30 ~ What’s New, Baroque?
Brand-new and innovative classical music
SPONSORED BY DAN & BARB YENGLIN
BI Community Center 
Freewill Donation Event

Monday August 1 | 4:00 ~ Brass on the Grass
Popular favorites for brass quintet
SPONSORED BY BOB & JULIE NEFF
Whiskey Point Lighthouse 
Freewill Donation Event

Tuesday August 2 | 7:30 ~ Chamber Music Drama
Works for small ensembles
Featuring a World Premiere of composer Tony Manfredonia
SPONSORED BY GREENWALD & BC CONSTRUCTION
BI Community Center 
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only
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Wednesday August 3 | 12:00 ~ The St. James Jazz Ensemble
Part of BI Jazz Series
CO-SPONSORED BY:                                                                                             
LARS & DORIS LARSON / BOB & JULIE NEFF
Whiskey Point Brewery Greenspace
Freewill Donation Event

Wednesday August 3 | 4:00 ~ Lecture
Lecture: Behind the Score with Tony Manfredonia
CO-SPONSORED BY:                                                                                     
ISLAND AIRWAYS & BARRON TITLE AGENCY
BI Historical Society Print Museum
Freewill Donation Event

Wednesday August 3 | 7:30 ~ The Founders Choral Concert
The Festival Chorus, Kevin Simons conductor
SPONSORED BY CHARLEVOIX STATE BANK
BI School Gym 

Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating
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Thursday August 4 | 2:00 ~ Chamber Music al fresco
The Donegal Bay Woodwind Quintet
SPONSORED BY BLARNEY CASTLE OIL
BI Studio & Gallery 
Freewill Donation Event

Thursday August 4 | 7:30 ~ Greatest Hits of 1750
The Festival Orchestra, Robert Nordling conductor
Ying Li, piano
SPONSORED BY ANONYMOUS
BI School Gym 
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating
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Friday August 5 | 2:00 ~ Kids in Koncert!
The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program, David Reimer director
SPONSORED BY HARBOUR BODEGA
BI School Gym 
Freewill Donation Event

Friday August 5 | 7:30 ~ Stories for Orchestra
The Festival Orchestra, Robert Nordling conductor
SPONSORED BY SPARTAN NASH
BI School Gym 
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating
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Saturday August 6 | 7:30 ~ Glorious Baroque
The Festival Orchestra & Chorus, Robert Nordling conductor

Young Soloist Competition winner Julia LaGrand, violin
SPONSORED BY MCDONOUGH’S / DALWHINNIE
BI School Gym  
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating
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More Upcoming BIPAA Events

An American Celebration 
Metallurgy 
Brass Concert
 8:30pm  –  dusk (pre-fireworks) Tuesday July 5
Event Details

Metallurgy bannerFree Event

Tuesday July 5 | 8:30 - dusk (pre-fireworks)
An American Celebration! Patriotic favorites for brass quintet
Location: Public beach downtown, you’ll know when we start playing

Co-presented by the BI Chamber of Commerce and BIPAA
Generously sponsored in part by the Beaver Island Boat Company

 

BI Jazz Series –  The Mark Ortwein Quartet – August 24
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Wednesday August 24 | 7:30 BI Jazz Series: The Mark Ortwein Quartet
BI Community Center
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only
Co-presented by PABI and BIPAA

BI Jazz Series –  Young Lions CollectiveSeptember 17
Event Details

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Description
The Beaver Island Preforming Arts Alliance, the BIC Center and WVBI are thrilled to bring a jazz series back to the island after a multi-year hiatus. Events will be spread across the summer season and into the fall at a variety of venues continuing with this performance by the Young Lions Collective at the BIC Center.

About the Young Lions Collective
The Young Lions Collective represents the best and brightest of Michigan’s next generation of jazz musicians. This collaboration of wildly talented young musicians will take audiences on a journey through an extensive history of jazz. This performance will be a truly unique and memorable tribute to the tremendous legacy of jazz. Join us in the theater at the BIC Center as they envision the future of jazz.

The Young Lions appear courtesy of Kerrytown Concert House.

 

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