This year’s performers:
Hayley Cunningham, viola
Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
Kristen Chen, piano
Charissa Chiaravalotti, soprano/conductor
Danny DeSantis, violin/viola
Tamara Freida, violin
Hans Freuden, cello
Kerry Ginger, mezzo-soprano
Erik Gustafson, tenor
C. Scott Hagler, organ/harpsichord
Susan Hess, bassoon
David Homer , bass
Emily Huntsman, violin
Robert Ingliss, oboe
Mika Inouye, harpsichord
Katherine Jetter, cello
Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
Rochelle Mann, flute
Daniel Morgenstern, flute
Cathy Pope, violin
Kathryn Shaffer, flute
Curtis Storm, tenor
Tennille Taylor, violin
Ginger Williams, viola
M. Brent Williams, violn
Trumpet Geezers
Durango Children's Chorale
Durango Women's Choir
Fort Lewis College Chamber Choir


C. Scott Hagler
Festival Director
Scott@3rdAveArts.org
(970) 903-8854




Dozens of Fine Musicians.
9 Glorious Concerts.
1 Beautiful Venue.

3rd Ave. Arts presents Durango’s Own Festival
Showcasing the Music of J.S. Bach
March 13–19, 2016

In cooperation with the Four Corners Music Teachers Association, the festival opens with two Student Recital Sunday, March 13 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church followed by receptions in the Parish Hall hosted by Katzin Music. Students of all ages are accepted by recommendation of their music teacher on a first-received, first-selected basis. Please note: Festival staff will assign students to one of the two recitals to create balanced programs. Please be sure you are available for both. We will keep members of the same family on the same concert. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15!
Download the forms here: Information for Teachers | Student Registration Form.
No ticket required. Requested donation: $5 at the door.

Bach’s Lunch is a half-hour recital Monday through Friday, March 14–18 at noon, followed by lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall. Meet the musicians, enjoy lunch, and hear interesting lectures. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15

Mid-week Concert, Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Advance tickets recommended. $20 adults, $5 students/children.
Space is limited; purchase your tickets soon!

Festival Finale Concert Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Advance tickets recommended. $20 adults, $5 students/children.
Space is limited; purchase your tickets soon!


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Buy a Festival Pass and Save $10! The $100 pass includes all recitals, all luncheons and talks, one ticket to the Thursday evening concert and one ticket to the Saturday evening Festival Finale concert. Purchase festival passes here.

Purchase tickets to individual concerts here.

Or download a ticket purchase/sponsorship form here to order by mail. Please note: walk-up service is no longer available at St. Mark's.


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Thank you for your support.


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As programs become available, this page will be updated. Check back often!

Students Perform J.S. Bach

Sunday, March 13 • 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.

Recital and Reception Hosted by Katzin Music

No ticket required. Requested donation: $5.


Bach’s Lunch

Monday, March 14

12:00 noon: Recital
12:30 p.m. Meet and mingle over lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15

   Kathryn Shaffer, flute
     Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013
     Allemande • Corrente • Sarabande • Bourrée angloise

    Lou Steele, guitar
     Lute Suite #1 in G Minor, BWV 995
     Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Bourrée

   C. Scott Hagler, organ
     Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 554
     Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 559

Tuesday, March 15

12:00 noon: Recital
12:30 p.m. Meet and mingle over lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15

   Rochelle Mann, flute
     Sonate #1 in B Minor for Flute and Harpsichord, BWV 1030
     Andante • Largo e dolce • Presto

   Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
     Öffne meinen schlechten Liedern from Cantata 25
     Lebens Sonne, Licht der Sinnen from Cantata 180

   C. Scott Hagler, organ
     Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532

Wednesday, March 16

12:00 noon: Recital
12:30 p.m. Meet and mingle over lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15

   Trumpet Geezers, Mick Hesse, director
   Jim Rhodes, Steve Stamets, Bobby Faulkner, Gordon Snowbarger, John Romine
   Scott Silverman, John Renner, Scott Brannen, Paul Boyer, Marilyn Myers, Jim Lesher

     Chorale Ich dank' dir schon, BWV 349
     Mein gläubiges Herze (My Heart Ever Faithful ), BWV 68
     Arioso, BWV 156
     Chorale, BWV 63
     Badinerie from Orchestral Suite #2, BWV 1067
     Sarabande from 5th English Suite, BWV 816
     Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 632
     Chorale Ein Feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress is Our God), BWV 80

Thursday, March 17

12:00 noon: Recital
12:30 p.m. Meet and mingle over lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15

   Kristen Chen, piano
     Partita in B-flat major, BWV 825
     Prelude • Allemande • Sarabande • Menuet 1 & 2 • Gigue

   Danny DeSantis, viola
   Kristen Chen, piano
     Sonata No.1 in G major for viola da gamba and harpsichord, BWV 1027
     I. Adagio • II. Allegro ma non tanto • III. Andante • IV. Allegro moderato

Friday, March 18

12:00 noon: Recital
12:30 p.m. Meet and mingle over lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall
Pay at the door. Recital: $5, Lunch: $8 or two for $15


   Hans Freuden, cello
     Suite No. 5 in C minor for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1011
     Sarabande • Gigue

   Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
     Gottlob, Gottlob from Cantata 28
     Jesu, deine Gnadenblicke from Cantata 11

   Mika Inouye, harpsichord
   C. Scott Hagler, organ
     Sonata in C Major, BWV 529

Midweek Concert: Choral and Vocal Works of Bach

Thursday, March 17 • 7:00 p.m. • St. Mark's

Advance tickets recommended. $20 adults, $5 students/children.
Space is limited; purchase your tickets now


   Durango Children's Chorale
     Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (How Brightly Shines the Morning Star), BWV 1

   Durango Children's Chorale and Durango Women's Choir
     Mein Freund ist mein (My Friend Is Mine), BWV 140

   Durango Women's Choir
     Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten, BWV 78

   Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
   Daniel Morgenstern, flute
   Mika Inouye, harpsichord
     Susser Trost Mein Jesus Kommt, BWV 151

   Erik Gustafson, tenor
   Kathryn Shaffer, flute
   C. Scott Hagler, harpsichord
   Katherine Jetter, cello
     Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet from Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248
     Benedictus from B Minor Mass, BWV 232

   Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
   Charissa Chiaravolotti, soprano
   Kerry Ginger, mezzo-soprano
   M. Brent Williams, violin
   Kathryn Shaffer, flute
   C. Scott Hagler, harpsichord
   Katherine Jetter, cello
     Suscepit Israel from Magnificat, BWV 242

   Kerry Ginger, mezzo-soprano
   M. Brent Williams, violin
   Kathryn Shaffer, flute
   C. Scott Hagler, harpsichord
   Katherine Jetter, cello
     Von den Stricken miner Sünden from Johannes-Passion, BWV 245
     Herr, was du willt from Cantata 156

   Curtis Storm, tenor
   Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
     Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben from Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248

   Fort Lewis College Chamber Choir
     Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit,BWV 111
     1 Chorus: Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit
     2 Aria (bass): Entsetze dich, mein Herze, nicht
     3 Recitative (alto): O Törichter! der sich von Gott entzieht
     4 Aria (alto, tenor): So geh ich mit beherzten Schritten
     5 Recitative (soprano): Drum wenn der Tod zuletzt den Geist
     6 Chorale: Noch eins, Herr, will ich bitten dich

Bach's Birthday Bash
Festival Finale Concert

Saturday, March 19 • 7:00 p.m.

Advance tickets recommended. $20 adults, $5 students/children.
Space is limited and the concert traditionally sells out; purchase your tickets now

   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Sinfonia from Cantata 42: Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42
     Sinfonia from Cantata 12: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12

   Robert Ingliss, oboe
   M. Brent Williams, violin
     Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060
     I. Allegro • II. Adagio • III. Allegro

   Mika Inouye, harpsichord
     Italian Concerto for Harpsichord in F major, BWV 971
     I. Allegro • II. Andante • III. Presto

   Erik Gustafson, tenor
     Quoniam tu solus sanctus from Missa in G Major, BWV 236
     Mein Jesu soll mein alles sein from Cantata, BWV 75

   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (originally for organ)
     Transcribed by M. Brent Williams

Bach Festival Orchestra M. Brent Williams, conductor
Violin I: M. Brent Williams, Tamara Freida, Cathy Pope
Violin II: Tennille Taylor, Emily Huntsman, Danny DeSantis
Viola: Ginger Williams, Hayley Cunningham
Cello: Katherine Jetter
Bass: David Homer
Flute: Rochelle Mann
Oboe: Robert Ingliss
Bassoon: Susan Hess
Harpsichord: Linda Mack Berven, Mika Inouye


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