In a career that spans more than four decades, Dr. B.C. Vermeersch has achieved recognition as an arts and music educator in both the public and private sector. He is also a producer of public programs and concerts and a trusted administrator of non-profit and philanthropic groups. He was Director of Greenwich House Music School for over twenty-five years and has served as the Executive Director of the Musicians Foundation since 1996. He holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Wayne State University, Detroit, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He also earned a Certificate from the Columbia University Institute for Not-for-Profit Management. He was born and raised on Detroit’s East Side.