Welcome to the 27th season of the Pine Mountain Music Festival! I am still reveling in the fabulous success of last season, in which new artists, new genres, and a new vision for the festival created greater audience diversity, strong patron reviews, and solid ticket sales (a 44% increase). As a result, we have decided to add an extra week to this summer's festival: June 16-July 1. Mark it on your calendars!
The Pine Mountain Music Festival is pleased to announce Dr. Dan Arnold of Marquette as their new President of the Board. Candace Koski-Janners rotates off the Board after many years of service to the Festival. Her leadership and dedication to the arts in the Upper Peninsula will not be forgotten. Other new officers on the PMMF Board include: Diane Eshbach as Vice-President, Jim O’Brien as Treasurer, and Jon Pryor as Secretary. Also rotating off the board are Dr. Sigurds Janners, David Geisler, and Dr. Michael Neuman. PMMF thanks each of these outgoing board members for their longstanding commitment to building a strong and vibrant arts organization. PMMF is also pleased to announce new Board members. Joining the Board are Dr.