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Connecticut Bach Festival

Announcing the 2018 Connecticut Bach Festival!

Sunday, November 11, 2018
The Hartt School, University of Hartford

Elaine Silbereis, Executive Director

Margaret Pfeifer Francis, Co-Artistic Director
Co-Chair of the Piano Department, The Hartt School, University of Hartford

Dr. Angelina Gadeliya, Co-Artistic Director
Director of Keyboard Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs

The Connecticut Bach Festival is a music festival and a competition whose purpose is to encourage the study, teaching, and performance of immense Clavier, String, and Vocal repertoire composed by J.S. Bach.

Cash prizes (TBD) awarded in Youth and Young Artist Divisions.
Ribbons and medals awarded in Elementary and Junior Divisions.

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 10:00am to 8:00pm
Location:

The Hartt School
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Deadline to Enter:  Postmarked by October 15, 2018
Divisions and Eligibility:

Open to students studying with a teacher in Connecticut

Keyboard Division

  • Non-competitive Division (Grades K-2)
  • Elementary Division (Grades 3-6)
  • Junior Division (Grades 7-9)
  • Youth Division (Grades 10-12)
  • Young Artist (Ages 18-30)

String Division (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)

  • Non-competitive Division (Grades K-8)
  • Youth Division (Grades 9-12)
  • Young Artist (Ages 18-30)

Voice Division 

  • Young Artists (Ages 18-30)
Application Guidelines
  • The Bach Festival committee reserves the right to limit the number of participants for each division.  Early submission of applications is encouraged.
  • All participants must submit a fully completed application form.
  • The application deadline is October 15 (postmarked).  Applications received after this stipulated deadline will not be accepted.
  • Application Fees:
    • Non-competitive and Elementary Division: $35
    • High School Division: $45
    • Young Artist Division: $50
  • Make checks payable to:  The Connecticut Bach Festival
    • Please mail in checks with the application.

Mail the completed application form, and application fee check to:

Elaine Silbereis, CBF Executive Director
338 Ridgewood Road, West Hartford, CT 06107

Thank you for your participation!

Elaine Silbereis, Executive Director
elainesilbereis@gmail.com

Margaret Pfeifer Francis, Co-Artistic Director

Dr. Angelina Gadeliya, Co-Artistic Director
angelina.gadeliya@uconn.edu