Recent 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, CelloBrandon 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.
1 Beautiful Venue.
Our 15th Year!

3rd Ave. Arts presents Durango’s Own Festival
Showcasing the Music of J.S. Bach
March 13–19, 2022

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 13 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.
Tickets: $5 in advance or 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 mingle with other Bach lovers. See details, artists and repertoire, below.
Pay at the door. Concert: $10. Concert & Lunch: $15. Or save the hassle and purchase a festival pass, which includes all concerts and lunches.



Mid-week Concert, Wednesday, March 16 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 $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 (coming soon)


STUDENTS PERFORM J. S. BACH
Sunday, March 13 • 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
Recital and Reception Hosted by Jimmy's Music & Supply
Tickets: $5 in advance or at the door.




KRISTEN CHEN AND KATHRYN SHAFFER, ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

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

Schafe können sicher weiden, BWV 208
      Rochelle Mann, flute
      Kathryn Shaffer, flute
      C. Scott Hagler, organ

Klein-Zschocher müsse so zart und süsse, BWV 212
Tief gebückt und voller Reue, BWV 199
Himmlische Vergnugsamkeit,, BWV 204
      Gemma Kavanaugh, soprano
      Rochelle Mann, flute
      C. Scott Hagler, harpsichord

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

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai
      Sandy Kiefer & Sheri McMurtrey, cellos

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
I. Allegro
II. Adagio ma non tanto
III. Allegro
      Lara Aase, Joseph Pope, solo viola 1
      Rebecca Benally, Kristen Chen, solo viola 2
      Hans Freuden, gamba 1
      Kristine Natseway, gamba 2
      Sandy Kiefer, cello
      David Homer, bass
      Mika Inouye, harpsichord

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

Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
II. Fuga: Allegro
      Casey Reed, violin

Suite No. 4 in E-flat major for Violoncello, BWV 1010
I. Prelude
II. Allemande
VI. Gigue
      Hans Freuden, cello

Toccata in E minor, BWV 914
      Mika Inouye, harpsichord

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

Two-part Invention No. 2 in C minor, BWV 773
Two-part Invention No. 12 in A major, BWV 783
Two- part Invention No. 5 in E-flat major, BWV 776
Two-part Invention No. 10 in G major, BWV 781
      Diann Cates and Kathryn Shaffer, flutes

Suite No. 2 in D minor for Violoncello, BWV 1008
I. Prelude
      Elizabeth Chen, cello

Sonata in G major for Viola da Gamba, BWV 1027
I. Prelude
I. Adagio
II. Allegro ma non troppo
III. Andante
IV. Allegro moderato
      Katherine Jetter, cello
      Lisa Campi Walters, harpsichord

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

Zerfließe, mein Herz from St. John Passion, BWV 245
      Fred Graham, tenor

Fugue in F major, BWV 556
Tocata in D minor, BWV 565
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1
      Ken Beegles, piano accordion

Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248
Bereite dich, Zion
Schliesse, mein Herze
Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Qui sedes ad dextram Patris
      Drea Pressley, mezzo soprano
      Linda Mack Berven, harpsichord


Wednesday, March 16 • 7:00 p.m.

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


Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911
      Marilyn Garst, harpsichord

Eight Little Preludes and Fugues, BWV 553–560
1. C major
2. D minor
3. E minor
4. F major
5. G major
6. G minor
7. A minor
8. B-flat major
      C. Scott Hagler, organ

Pastorale in F Major, BWV 590
Alla Siciliana
Allemande
Aria
Alla Gigue
      C. Scott Hagler, organ


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

Cantata: Gott soll allein mein Herze haben (God alone should possess my heart), BWV169
      Nan Wagner, mezzo-soprano
      Durango Chamber Singers; Elizabeth Crawford, conductor

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
      C. Scott Hagler, organ

Motet: Jesu Meine Freude (Jesus My Joy), BWV 227
      Durango Chamber Singers; Elizabeth Crawford, conductor

THE BACH FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE
Lauren Avery and Cathy Pope, violin
Joe Pope, viola
Sandy Kiefer, cello
C. Scott Hagler, organ


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