Door County's Peninsula Music Festival: Rich Repertoire, Passionate Performers
Celebrate the history and world-renowned talent of Door County’s Peninsula Music Festival, where you’ll attend performances, lectures, rehearsals and speak with industry professionals.
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Program No. 18777RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Experience the renowned Peninsula Music Festival, delighting audiences since 1953. In addition to background talks and expert presentations, attend two concerts and a closed rehearsal featuring professional musicians who come from across the country to be part of this special celebration. Meet industry professionals eager to share their stories and the history of this event. Meet both the Music Director/Conductor and Emerging Conductors who will provide insights into their roles and the selection of repertoire and guests artists. Other highlights include exploring the Door Community Auditorium with its ideal acoustics and hearing behind-the-scenes perspectives and entertaining stories from the festival’s volunteer management and staff.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Walking a few blocks indoors and out; standing up to an hour; some stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hear behind-the-scenes perspectives and entertaining stories from festival staff and musicians.
  • Learn the event’s history, attend two concerts, plus a closed rehearsal.
  • Join local experts to discover Door County, complete with storytelling, the Mink River Estuary, a traditional fish boil, and more!
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John Quigley
John Quigley currently teaches music in the Green Bay Area Public Schools, with two decades experience teaching bands, choirs and orchestras. Mr. Quigley is also trying to make his community more musically diverse as leader of the Fox Cities Swing Band, a performer in the Civic Symphony of Green Bay and praise band at St. John Lutheran in DePere, WI. John is currently serving on the Northeast Wisconsin Community Arts Team, a group dedicated to improving access to arts for people of all ages.
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Victor Yampolsky
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