I'm thrilled to be serving as Music Director for the 40th Anniversary Revival of my good friend, Michigan songwriting and playwright treasure, Jay Stielstra's beloved folk musical North Country Opera. We will open our northern Michigan performance tour Fri. Oct. 7 and Sat. Oct. 8 with performances at the iconic Green River Schoolhouse in Mancelona. We will have subsequent performances Wed. Oct. 12 at the Old Art Building in Leland, Fri. Oct. 14 on the stage at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, and a finale performance at The Ark-Ann Arbor, Tues. Oct. 18. Ticketing will be online for the Green River Schoolhouse and through the websites of the other venues. Visit northcountryopera.org for updates on ticket sales. I'll be joined in the Buckhorn Bar Band by David Roof and John Sperendi.