The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival: Making Beautiful Music
Become part of the community at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, where you’ll meet musicians, attend lectures, witness rehearsals and enjoy vibrant performances at this grand event.
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Program No. 2016RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Enjoy privileged access to this acclaimed summer music festival devoted to promoting the appreciation and understanding of the music of J.S. Bach and other composers, countries or eras. Meet the musicians and experience classes with festival personnel and guest lecturers who provide an insider’s look at the music and the rich history and culture of the scenic Shenandoah Valley. With an orchestra comprised of professional musicians from all over the country and a first-rate choir, these vibrant performances will thrill any music lover.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend two major festival concerts.
  • Observe a rehearsal to see how musicians shape the music.
  • Enjoy outstanding chamber music performances.

General Notes

Participants attend about half of the week-long festival's events. Bach is one of many composers featured at the festival, so please be prepared for a variety of composers in addition to Bach. The festival schedule is made available at the beginning of the calendar year.
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