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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 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 2022 Festival.

Baroque on Beaver Young Soloist Competition awards include:

First Place Seiford Prize
· $750 to be used toward furthering the winner’s musical education
· a performance with the Baroque on Beaver Orchestra in August 2022 at the Summer Music Festival on Beaver Island. Ferry transport to the island from Charlevoix and three nights accommodation for the soloist and a chaperone will also be provided.

Honorable Mention Seiford Prizes
· awards of $250 for each of two soloists to be used towards furthering the winners’ musical education

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Twenty First Anniversary Season: July 29 – August 6, 2022

2022 Schedule

Wednesday July 27 | 4:00 Lecture: A Festival Introduction with Robert Nordling
BI Historical Society Print Museum

Freewill Donation Event

Friday July 29 | 7:30 Opening Night Gala Fundraiser
BI Community Center ~ The Lincoln Trio 
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only

Saturday July 30 | 7:30 Gala Fundraiser
BI Community Center ~ Young Concert Artists’ piano soloist
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only

Sunday July 31 | 7:30 What’s New, Baroque?
BI Community Center ~ Brand-new and innovative classical music
Freewill Donation Event

Monday August 1 | 4:00 Brass on the Grass
Whiskey Point Lighthouse ~ Popular favorites for brass quintet
Freewill Donation Event

Tuesday August 2 | 7:30 Chamber Music Cafe
BI Community Center ~ Works for small ensembles
Ticketed Reserved Seating Only

Wednesday August 3 | 4:00 Lecture: David Cunliffe, cellist of The Lincoln Trio
BI Historical Society Print Museum
Freewill Donation Event

Wednesday August 3 | 7:30 The Founders Choral Concert
BI School Gym ~
The Festival Chorus, Kevin Simons conductor
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating

Thursday August 4 | 2:00 Chamber Music al fresco
BI Studio & Gallery ~The Donegal Bay Woodwind Quintet
Freewill Donation Event

Thursday August 4 | 7:30 The Music of J.S. Bach
BI School Gym ~ The Festival Orchestra, Robert Nordling conductor
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating

Friday August 5 | 2:00 Kids in Koncert!
BI School Gym ~ The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program, David Reimer director
Freewill Donation Event

Friday August 5 | 7:30 An Orchestral Evening
BI School Gym ~ The Festival Orchestra, Robert Nordling conductor
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating

Saturday August 6 | 7:30 A Festival Finale
BI School Gym ~ The Festival Orchestra & Chorus with Student Solo Competition Winner
Ticketed Reserved and Freewill Donation Seating

Complete 2022 Festival Schedule

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