Last year’s performers:
Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord
Levi Brown, piano
Kristen Chen, piano
Brandon Christensen, violin
Danny DeSantis, violin/viola
Tamara Freida, violin
Hans Freuden, cello
Marilyn Garst, harpsichord
C. Scott Hagler, organ/harpsichord
Mick Hesse, trumpet
Lauren Avery Heuser, violin
Emily Huntsman, violin
Helen Jauregui, organ
Mika Inouye, harpsichord
Katherine Jetter, cello
Gemma Kavanagh, soprano
Sandy Kiefer, cello
Rochelle Mann, flute
Marilyn Myers, trumpet
Cathy Pope, violin
Kathryn Shaffer, flute
Curtis Storm, tenor
Tennille Taylor, violin
Ginger Williams, viola
M. Brent Williams, violin
Karl Winkler, viola
Trumpet Geezers
Vivace Mandolin Ensemble


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

In cooperation with the Four Corners Music Teachers Association, the festival opens with two Student Recital 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. 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 1!
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 12–16 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. 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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As programs become available, this page will be updated. Check back often!

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.


Bach’s Lunch

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

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

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

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

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


Midweek Concert

Wednesday, March 14 • 7:00 p.m. • St. Mark's

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


Bach's Birthday Bash
Festival Finale Concert

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


3rd Ave. Arts PO Box 1383 Durango, CO 81302 (970) 903-7427