This year’s performers:
Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
Sam Brown, bass
Brandon Christensen, violin
Kristen Chen, piano
Amalia Dobbins, mezzo-soprano
Melanie Ellison, cello
Hans Freuden, cello
Karen Johnson, cello
Marilyn Garst, harpsichord
C. Scott Hagler, organ/harpsichord
Mick Hesse, trumpet
Lauren Avery Heuser, violin
Helen Jauregui, organ
Mika Inouye, harpsichord
Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
Rochelle Mann, flute
Cory McBride, viola
Anastasia Nellos, cello
Catherine Pope, violin
Joseph Pope, viola
Rebecca Ray, oboe
Kathryn Shaffer, flute
Emily Sutton, violin
Tennille Taylor, violin
Trumpet Geezers


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




Dozens of Fine Musicians.
9 Glorious Concerts.
1 Beautiful Venue.
Our 12th Year!

3rd Ave. Arts presents Durango’s Own Festival
Showcasing the Music of J.S. Bach
March 17–23, 2019

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 17 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church followed by receptions in the Parish Hall hosted by Jimmy's Music & Supply. 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 18–23 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 20 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 23 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 not 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 17 • 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
Recital and Reception Hosted by Jimmy's Music & Supply

No ticket required. Requested donation: $5.



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

   Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
   Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin
   Kristen Chen, Piano
     Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038
     Largo • Vivace • Adagio • Presto

   Melanie Ellison, Cello
     Prelude from Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
     Flute Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 1031
     Allegro moderato • Siciliano • Allegro

Tuesday, March 19

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

   Linda Mack Berven, Harpsichord
   C. Scott Hagler, organ
     Two-Part Inventions, Selections from BWV 772-784
     with a second part by Louis Victor Saar

   Helen Jauregui, organ
   Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
     Largo from Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043

   Mika Inouye , Harpsichord
     English Suite No. 3 in G Minor, BWV 808
     Prelude • Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Gavotte I and II • Gigue

Wednesday, March 20

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

   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
     Selections from Partita No. 5 in G Major for harpsichord, BWV 829
     Praeambulum • Allemande • Corrente • Gigue

   Brandon Christensen, Violin
   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
     Sonata No. 5 in F Minor for violin and harpsichord, BWV 1018
     (Largo) • Allegro • Adagio • Vivace

Thursday, March 21

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
   Mick Hesse, Trumpet
   C. Scott Hagler, Keyboard
     Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen and Alleluia from Cantata 51

   Trumpet Geezers
     Fughetta
     Air on G String
     Chorales #8, 11, 20
     March #18
     Gavotte #22

Friday, March 22

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

   Amalia Dobbins, Mezzo-soprano
     Es ist vollbracht (It is finished!) from St. John Passion, BWV 245
     Schmäche dich, o Seele nicht (Soul of mine, be not ashamed) from Cantata 147

   Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
   C. Scott Hagler, Organ
     Trio Sonata in E Minor, BWV 528, transcribed for two instruments by Victor Babin
     Adagio - Vivace • Andante • Un poco Allegro

   Gemma Kavanagh, Soprano
   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Keyboard
     Tief gebückt from Cantata 199
     Nichtig ist auf Freunde from Cantata 204



OUTSIDE THE BACHS
Wednesday, March 20 • 7:00 p.m.

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


   Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
   Kristen Chen, Piano
     Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata in F Major for flute and piano
     Vivace • Largo • Allegro

   C. Scott Hagler, Organ
     Dietrich Buxtehude: Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major
     Johann Pachelbel: Ricercar
     John Stanley: Voluntary in A Major

   Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
     Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor, K. 9
     Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in D Major, Presto, K. 29

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
   C. Scott Hagler, Harpsichord
     Jean Loeillet: Sonata in G, Opus 1, No 2 For 2 flutes and Basso Continuo
     Grave • Allegro • Largo • Allegro

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
   Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin
     Georg Philipp Telemann: Canonic Sonata



Saturday, March 23 • 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

   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Concerto No. 5 in F Minor for harpsichord and strings, BWV 1056
     Allegro • Adagio • Presto

   Thomas Heuser, Alto
   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Widerstehe doch der Sünde, Cantata 54
     Widerstehe doch der Sünde • Die Art verruchter Sünden • Wer Sünde tut, der ist vom Teufel

   Bach Festival Orchestra
      Wohl mir, daß ich Jesum habe (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring), from Cantata 147

   Lauren Avery Heuser, Violin
   Rebecca Ray, Oboe
   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Concerto for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060
     Allegro • Adagio • Allegro

   Bach Festival Orchestra
     Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
     Allegro moderato • Adagio • Allegro


THE BACH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Violin: Brandon Christensen, Lauren Avery Heuser, Catherine Pope, Emily Sutton, Tennille Taylor
Viola: Cory McBride, Joseph Pope
Cello: Anastasia Nellos, Hans Freuden, Karen Johnson
Bass: Sam Brown
Harpsichord/Organ: Linda Mack Berven, C. Scott Hagler
Soloists: Marilyn Garst, harpsichord; Lauren Avery Heuser, violin; Rebecca Ray, oboe; Thomas Heuser, alto


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