Celebrating 21 years of Classical Music Concerts in Door County!

Midsummer's Music Instrument Blend

Midsummer’s Music Festival is Door County, Wisconsin’s premiere chamber music ensemble, featuring world-class musicians from the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Pro Arte Quartet, and Aspen Music Festival. And that’s just for starters! Midsummer’s Music performs in intimate and casual settings throughout Door County, such as art galleries, retreats, churches, homes, and local performing arts centers….[Read more]

Midsummer’s Music Festival – Door County’s Premiere Classical Ensemble!

Midsummer’s Music Festival is Door County, Wisconsin’s premiere classical music ensemble. Our world-class musicians are from organizations such as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Pro Arte Quartet, and the Marlboro Music Festival, and perform with faculty from notable Midwestern universities. Lyric principles Jim and Jean Berkenstock (bassoonist and flutist) are the founders of Midsummer’s Music….[Read more]

Midsummer’s Music Festival – Door County’s Premiere Classical Ensemble!

Midsummer’s Music Festival is Door County, Wisconsin’s premiere classical music ensemble. Our world-class musicians are from organizations such as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Pro Arte Quartet, and the Marlboro Music Festival, and perform with faculty from notable Midwestern universities. Lyric principles Jim and Jean Berkenstock (bassoonist and flutist) are the founders of Midsummer’s Music….[Read more]

Door County’s Classical Music Ensemble Hires Director of Development and Marketing

Midsummer’s Music Festival is proud to announce and welcome Jami Stutting as the Nonprofit’s Director of Development and Marketing. Stutting will be responsible for fundraising, grant writing, public relations and social media administration.   Midsummer’s Music Festival is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that has been bringing classical concerts to Door County for over 20…[Read more]

Jim’s Blog – International Flavors 7/4/12

Midsummer’s Music has four concerts coming up from Friday, July 6 through Tuesday, July 10. They include music of one of France’s most famous composers, Camille Saint-Saens, and a big work by a composer well known in Norway, Christian Sinding (the most famous Norwegian composer after Edvard Grieg). The third piece on the program, however,…[Read more]

Hungarian Composer with a Door County Connection Featured with “International Colors”

For our concerts coming up this weekend and beyond, we have chosen the title “International Colors.” The programs feature the works of composers from France, Italy and Hungary. The work by the Hungarian, Ernst von Dohnanyi, has a tangential tie to Door County. Dohnanyi was one of the triumvirate of Hungarian composers from the late…[Read more]