Branch recitals are held annually to encourage and study the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Outstanding students are chosen to perform in the Southern California Junior Bach Festival. The recitals are open to keyboard, instrumental and vocal students. This festival is adjudicated.
NEW 2018: Each teacher will be asked to pay a $10 teacher fee to access the scjbf.org student registration system. This money will be used to defray costs for the maintenance of the website.
Special Announcement: Bach Festival 2019 will include Selections from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook, Anhang #113-132, (comments only). The index can be found at scjbf.org located under the Complete Works Audition Page at the bottom marked “Thematic Index.” Scroll down pass the first two pages and locate “Thematic Index of Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook.” .
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS: Saturday, December 1, 2018
DEADLINE: Friday, February 8, 2019
REGIONAL FESTIVAL: Sunday, May 5, 2019
LOCATION: Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University
COMPLETE WORKS AUDITION: Sunday, September 30, 2018, 8:30AM – 5:00PM CSU Long Beach. Schedule will be posted online by September 15, 2018.
COMPLETE WORKS AUDITION AWARDS RECITAL: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. Third St. (at Atlantic Ave.), Long Beach, 90802
Performers and Auditors welcome. See the application forms for details.
BACH LECTURE and MASTER CLASSES: WOJCIECH KOCYAN, KEYBOARD.
Sunday, January 20, 2019, Noon-2:00pm
STRINGS MASTER CLASS: LINA BAHN, VIOLIN/VIOLA.
Sunday, January 20, 2019, 2:30-4:30pm
Eligibility: Those students that were selected and performed at the Regional Festivals.
MASTERCLASS LOCATION: CSULB DANIELS RECITAL HALL
All-Branch Regional Strings Festival: April – May 2019 El Camino College, Cheryl Scheidemantle, Chair. Check scjbf for updates
All-Branch Regional Winds/Voice Festival: Sunday, May 5, 2019,Citrus College, 1000 W. Foothill Bl., Glendora 91741. Emily An, Chair. See
“Special Announcement” at scjbf.org.
Regional Organ Festival: April – May 2019: Date and Location to be Determined, contact: Sylvia Barton, Chair:email@example.com
Please check “Event Schedule” for updates.
Susan Bana, Chair
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Teacher Non-Involvement: $30 *
Mail to: Susan Bana, 2804 N. Kingsgate Dr., Orange, CA 92867
* Checks payable to MTAC Orange County Branch (memo: Bach Festival)
* From teacher’s checking account (not parents’)
* Include a copy of the registration report