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.
Continuing in 2018: Selections from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook: Anhang #113 – 132. for those students who wish to participate in the branch festival and receive comments only.
DEADLINE: Friday, February 9, 2018
REGIONAL FESTIVAL: Saturday, May 12, 2018
LOCATION: Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University
COMPLETE WORKS AUDITION: Sunday, October 1, 2017, 8:30AM – 5:00PM CSU Long Beach. Schedule will be posted online by September 15, 2017.
COMPLETE WORKS AUDITION AWARDS RECITAL: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. Third St. (at Atlantic Ave.), Long Beach, 90802
Performers and Auditors welcome. See the application forms for details.
PIANO LECTURE/DEMONSTRATION Jeffrey Lavner: Salmon Recital Hall
Lavner Master Class Application
STRINGS MASTER CLASS Margaret Batjer: Choral Rehearsal Room
Monday, January 15, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Chapman University.
String Master Class Application
Eligibility: Those students that were selected and performed at the Regional Festivals.
All-Branch Regional Strings Festival: April 22, 2018: El Camino College, Cheryl Scheidemantle, Chair: email@example.com
All-Branch Regional Winds & Voice Festival: April-May 2018: Date & Location To Be Determined. Chair: EmilyAn firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Organ Festival: May 2018: Date & 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