Last year’s performers:
Linda Mack Berven, Harpsichord
Michael Hix, Baritone
Ingela Onstead, Soprano
Andreas Tischhauser, Flute
Wesley Dunnagan, Tenor
Bailey Barnes, Soprano
Marcus Homan, Bass
José Durán, Piano
Rebecca Benally, Viola
Ryan McCurry, Piano
Steve White, Cello
Brandon Christensen, Violin
Kristen Chen, Piano
Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
C. Scott Hagler, Organ/Harpsichord
Lauren Avery, Violin
Helen Jauregui, Organ
Mika Inouye, Harpsichord
Gemma Kavanagh, Soprano
Rochelle Mann, Flute
Ian Brody, Cello
Cory McBride, Viola
Anastasia Nellos, Bass
Catherine Pope, Violin
Joseph Pope, Viola
Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
Tennille Taylor, Violin


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




Dozens of Fine Musicians.
9 Glorious Concerts.
The Venue of your choice.
Our 14th Year!

3rd Ave. Arts presents Durango’s Own Festival
Showcasing the Music of J.S. Bach
March 7–13, 2021

Please note: All festival events are virtual this year. Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule.

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In cooperation with the Four Corners Music Teachers Association, the festival opens with two virtual Student Recitals Sunday, March 7 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by Jimmy's Music & Supply. Information for music teachers and students is here.
Student recital tickets, $5 each, are available here.



Bach’s Lunch is a half-hour recital Monday through Friday, March 8–12 at noon.
Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Individual concert tickets, $10, are available here. Or save the hassle and purchase a festival pass, which includes all concerts.



Mid-week Virtual Concert, Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Tickets, $20 adults, $5 students/children, are available here. Or, purchase a festival pass, which includes all concerts.



Festival Finale Virtual Concert Saturday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Tickets, $20 adults, $5 students/children, are available here. Or, purchase a festival pass, which includes all concerts.



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Buy a Festival Pass and Save $15! The $75 pass includes all five Bach's Lunch concerts, 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: Student RecitalsBach’s LunchMidweek & Finale Concerts

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 patronage and support.


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Download a printable schedule soon!


STUDENTS PERFORM J. S. BACH

Sunday, March 7 • 2:00 p.m.
Recital hosted by Jimmy's Music & Supply

Student Recitals Tickets




KRISTEN CHEN AND KATHRYN SHAFFER, ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule.

Tickets: Festival PassBach’s Lunch Daily Tickets

Monday, March 8 • 12:00 noon
   Kristen Chen, Piano
     Partita in B-flat Major, BWV 825
       Praeludium • Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Menuet 1 & 2 • Gigue

   Daniel Shaffer, Violin
     Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
       Preludio

   Kathryn Shaffer, Flute
   Kristen Chen, Piano
     Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020
       Allegro • Adagio • Allegro

Tuesday, March 9 • 12:00 noon
   Marilyn Garst, Harpsichord
     Concerto No. 4 in G Minor, BWV 975, after violin concerto by Vivaldi, Op. 4, No. 6
       Allegro • Largo • Giga: Presto

   Andreas Tischhauser, Flute
     Partita in A Minor, BWV 1013
       Allemande • Corrente • Sarabande • Bourrèe angloise

Wednesday, March 10 • 12:00 noon
   CelloVoices: Sandy Kiefer, Melanie Ellison, Sheri McMurtrey, Steve White, Hans Freuden, Cello
   Helen Gregory, Piano
     Concerto for Two Violins in G Minor, BWV 1043, arranged for three cellos by Jennifer Allen
       Vivace

     Sonata in G major for Viola da Gamba, BWV 1027
       Adagio • Allegro Moderato

     Suite No 1 in G Major for violoncello solo, BWV 1007
     Arranged for cello quintet, trio and duet by Steven Nelson, Sheri McMurtrey,
     Michael Block and Jennifer Spurdeck
       Prelude • Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Minuet • Gigue

     Chorale: Christ ist Erstanden, BWV 276, arranged for cello quartet by Rick Mooney

Thursday, March 11 • 12:00 noon
   Mika Inouye, Piano
     French Suite No. 1 in D Minor. BWV 812
       Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Menuet I • Menuet II • Gigue

   Hans Freuden, Cello
     Suite No. 2 in D Minor for violoncello solo, BWV 1008
       Prelude • Allemande • Sarabande • Giga: Presto

Friday, March 12 • 12:00 noon
   Katherine Jetter, Cello
     Suite No. 1 in G Major for violoncello solo, BWV 1007
       Courante • Minuet 1 & 2 • Gigue

   Helen Jauregui, Organ
     Fantasia in G Major, BWV 571
       Allegro • Adagio • Allegro

   Danny DeSantis, Violin
   Kristen Chen, Piano
     Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014
       Adagio • Allegro • Andante • Allegro



Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule.

Tickets: Festival PassMidweek & Finale Concerts

Wednesday, March 10 • 7:00 p.m.

   C. Scott Hagler, Piano 1 and C. Scott Hagler, Piano 2
     Two-Part Inventions, BWV 772-786
     With jazzy accompaniments for second piano by John Salmon

   MeghanDiego: ElectroBach
   Meghan Ruel, violin; Diego Miranda, guitar
     The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
     arr. Diego Miranda and Meghan Ruel 



LAUREN AVERY, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Dates or times inconvenient? Concert links will be available for a week. Listen on your schedule.

Tickets: Festival PassMidweek & Finale Concerts

Saturday, March 13 • 7:00 p.m.


   Brandon Christensen, Violin
   Lauren Avery, Viola
     Two-Part Inventions, BWV 772-786, transcribed by Ferdinand David
       Nos. 1, 2, 6, and 8

   Fred Graham, Tenor
     Benedictus, from Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
     Geduld, Geduld from St Matthew Passion, BWV 244
     Deposuit from Magnificat, BWV 243

   Rochelle Mann, Flute
     Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
     with new parts for flute composed by John Salmon
       Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
       Prelude No. 5 in D Major, BWV 850
       Prelude No. 9 in E Major, BWV 854

   Durango Chamber Singers & Friends; Dr. Wesley Dunnagan, conductor; C. Scott Hagler, organ
     Motet: Herr, ich warte auf dein Heil (Johann Michael Bach, 1648–1694)

   Lauren Avery, Viola
     Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
       Prelude • Allemande • Courante • Sarabande • Menuet I & II • Gigue


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