Exposure to a larger world—where creativity lives, conversations are had and big problems can be solved. Bravo provides exposure through field trips, sponsored school visits by professional musicians and composers, and opportunities such as sending high school students to music camp for two weeks in another state.

Bravo offers access through:

  • Teacher Development
  • Patricia Sikorovsky Scholarship Awards: annual scholarships two students to Birch Creek Music Performance Center summer camp
  • Bravo Music Scholars: awards scholarships for private lessons to exceptional high school musicians & choir students
  • Partnerships with Ravinia Festival, The Lyric Opera, The Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Lake Forest Symphony, to name a few

"Birch Creek has taught me life lessons that I will take with me forever. If it were not for Bravo Waukegan, I would not have been able to have this life changing experience."

-Jason, Waukegan High School