What it’s all

About

Creating meaningful change

Music maker
cultural warrior
Water Protector

Founder and Co-Executive Director of Title Track, working for clean water, racial equity and youth empowerment.

Founder of Earthwork Music, encouraging community healing through collective musicianship, and the Earthwork Harvest Gathering, a celebrated annual cultural  that takes place on the family farm where I grew up.

1982
April Fool's Day

Born and raised on Earthwork Farm in rural Northern Michigan, Seth Bernard was brought up in the folk and farmstead culture with an enriching integrative experience of the arts, agriculture, and community.

2001
Travel and community

Seth founded Earthwork Music, a renowned Michigan-based collective of successful independent musicians who focus their efforts on community healing.

Seth has traveled the world and blanketed the US as a magnetic performer and uplifting cultural worker and is equally at home fronting a large electrified ensemble as he is holding a crowd alone with an acoustic guitar. Seth has served as the Director of the Musical Ambassador Program for On the Ground where he helped cultivate partnerships and cultural exchanges between communities in southern Mexico, Ethiopia and eastern Congo and communities in Michigan with a focus on solidarity and creative collaboration. “Eggs” Bernard is a NMEAC Environmentalist of the Year Award winner for Arts Education and has worked with SEEDS and On Stage for Kids bringing nature-based experiential creative empowerment to young people across the Great Lakes region and beyond.

2018
Water warrior

Bernard launched the Clean Water Campaign for Michigan, a social movement using storytelling and music to amplify the groundswell of support for water issues.

2019
Title Track

Seth launched the non-profit organization Title Track, engaging creative practice to build resilient social-ecological systems that support clean water, racial equity, and youth empowerment.

SINCE 2001
A prolific songwriter

Seth is a prolific songwriter and recording artist with 12 solo albums and a dozen more collaborative projects in his catalog. He’s won eight Jammie awards as a recording artist and producer and has been a longtime iconic leader and steward of Michigan’s music community. His newest work, “Eggtones”, is a four-album series released over the last 2 years to critical acclaim.

Community

Working with community to create movements for a better future for all.