This year’s performers:
Lara Aase, viola
Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
Alex Charpentier, violin
Brandon Christensen, violin
Danny DeSantis, violin/viola
José Durán, piano
Marilyn Garst, harpsichord
C. Scott Hagler, organ/harpsichord
Mick Hesse, trumpet
Lauren Avery Heuser, violin
Helen Jauregui, organ
Mika Inouye, harpsichord
Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
Sandy Kiefer, cello
Rochelle Mann, flute
Marilyn Myers, trumpet
Kay Newnam, violin
Cathy Pope, violin
Kathryn Shaffer, flute
Tennille Taylor, violin
M. Brent Williams, violin
Karl Winkler, viola
Durango Chamber Singers
Trumpet Geezers


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




Dozens of Fine Musicians.
9 Glorious Concerts.
1 Beautiful Venue.
Our 11th Year!

3rd Ave. Arts presents Durango’s Own Festival
Showcasing the Music of J.S. Bach
March 11–17, 2018

Please note: All festival events are held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 910 E. 3rd Ave. in Durango.

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In cooperation with the Four Corners Music Teachers Association, the festival opens with two Student Recitals Sunday, March 11 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. Information for music teachers and students is here.
No ticket required. Requested donation: $5 at the door.



Bach’s Lunch is a half-hour recital Monday through Friday, March 12–16 at noon, followed by lunch from Catering by Cheryl in the Parish Hall. Meet the musicians, enjoy lunch, and mingle with other Bach lovers. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Pay at the door. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15



Mid-week Concert, Wednesday, March 14 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 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!



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Buy a Festival Pass and Save $15! The $100 pass includes all recitals, all luncheons and talks, one ticket to the Wednesday 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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We need your support! Your tax-deductible donation to the Bach Festival will support the artists who perform on the festival. Please make a secure donation online, or download a ticket purchase/sponsorship form here. Your name can be mentioned in concert programs thanking you for your support, or you may remain anonymous.

Thank you for your support.


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Download a printable schedule


STUDENTS PERFORM J. S. BACH
Sunday, March 11 • 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
Recital and Reception Hosted by Katzin Music

No ticket required. Requested donation: $5.



Monday, March 12

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. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15


   Gemma Kavanagh, Soprano
   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
     Parti Pur, from Cantata 209
     Ricetti gramezza e pavento, from Cantata 209

   Helen Jauregui, Organ
     Vater unser in Himmelreich, BWV 636
     Prelude in G Major, BWV 568

   Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
     French Suite No. 3 in B Minor, BWV 814
     Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Anglaise • Menuet and Trio • Gigue


Tuesday, March 13

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. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15

   Durango Chamber Singers, Elizabeth Crawford, Director
     Selections from Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227

   José Durán, Piano
      Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp Major from Well-Tempered Clavier II, BWV 872

   Polly Morgenstern, Soprano
   Erik Gustafson, Tenor
   Daniel Morgenstern, Flute
   Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
   Sandy Kiefer, Cello Continuo
     Domine Deus, from Mass in B Minor, BWV 232


Wednesday, 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. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15

   Alex Charpentier, Violin
     Prelude from Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006

   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
     Concerto No. 7 in F Major for solo harpsichord after Vivaldi, BWV 978
     Allegro • Largo • Allegro

   Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin
     Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
     I. Adagio • IV. Presto

   C. Scott Hagler, Organ
     Pastorale in F, BWV 590
     Alla Siciliana • Allemande • Aria • Alla Gigue


Thursday, 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. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15

   Trumpet Geezers, Mick Hesse, Director
     Chorale: O Herre Gott, BWV 1110
     Chorale: Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4
     Contrapunctus 1 from Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080
     Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, BWV 147
     3 Dances: Sarabande, Gavotte, & Bourrée

Friday, 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. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15

   Gemma Kavanagh Soprano
   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
     Ich habe genug, from Cantata 82
     Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen, from Cantata 209

   Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
   C. Scott Hagler, Organ
     Trio Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 525
     Allegro moderato • Adagio • Allegro



Wednesday, March 14 • 7:00 p.m.

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


   Kay Newnam, Baroque Violin
   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
     Sonata in E Major for violin and harpsichord, BWV 1016
     Adagio • Allegro • Adagio ma non tanto • Allegro

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
     Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020
     Allegro • Adagio • Allegro

   M. Brent Williams, Viola
     Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
     Transcribed for viola by Simon Rowland-Jones
     Prélude • Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Menuet I - Menuet II • Gigue

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
   Sandy Kiefer, Cello
     Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1039
     Adagio • Allegro ma non presto • Adagio • Presto



Saturday, March 17 • 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
     Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 861
     Transcribed and arranged by M. Brent Williams

   Bach Festival Orchestra
   Tennille Taylor and Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin Solos
     Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
     I. Allegro • II. Largo ma non tanto • III. Allegro

   Gemma Kavanagh Soprano
   Rochelle Mann and Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
     Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep May Safely Graze), from Cantata 208

   Bach Festival Orchestra
   Rochelle Mann and Kathryn Shaffer, Flute Solos
   Brandon Christensen, Violin Solo
     Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
     I. Allegro • II. Andante • III. Presto

   Bach Festival Orchestra
   M. Brent Willliams, Violin Solo
     Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
     I. Allegro • II. Andante • III. Allegro assai

BACH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA M. Brent Williams, conductor

Violin: Brandon Christensen, Lauren Avery Heuser, Cathy Pope, Tennille Taylor, M. Brent Williams
Viola: Lara Aase, Danny DeSantis
Cello: Sandy Kiefer
Bass: David Homer
Flute: Rochelle Mann, Kathryn Shaffer
Harpsichord: Linda Mack Berven, C. Scott Hagler


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