Summer 2018 Festival to be announced!

The American Baroque Choral Festival

Paving the Way to Bach
August 4th-6th, 2017, New Haven, Connecticut

Open to All Interested Singers!

To sign up, email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com with your voice-part!

American Baroque Orchestra Artistic Director Mark Bailey  and Associate Artistic Director Kevin Sherwin, joined by members of ABO, will lead interactive rehearsals, workshops, lectures, and a culminating performance—and we will delve into the genius of influence, and the genius of its product!

Sessions will be held on the Yale University campus.

Sign up by emailing us at info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com 
with your voice-part!
Registration Fee: $125
Scholarships available for students (email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com for more information)
Open to all interested participants!


Friday, August 4

Location - First Presbyterian Church of New Haven, 704 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

10am-12pm: Pre-festival Lecture: “Bach Behind the Scenes”
12-2pm: Registration
2-3pm: Opening Session: Bach and Baroque Singing Style
3:15-5pm: Vocal Workshop #1—Singing Style in Leipzig, 1675-1750
Break for Dinner: 5-7pm
7-10pm=Rehearsal #1

Saturday, August 5

Location - Stoeckel Hall, Room 106, 96 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520

10am-12pm: Vocal Workshop #2—Expression and Articulation: The Key to Meaning in Bach and his Predecessors
12-1pm: Break for Lunch
1-2:30pm: Mark Bailey Masterclass with Vocal Soloists
2:30-4pm: Rehearsal #2
4:15-5pm: Lecture—Bach the Dancer
5-7pm: Break for Dinner
7-10pm: Rehearsal #3

Sunday, August 6

Location: Stoeckel Hall, Room 106 - 10:30am-12:30pm: Vocal Workshop #3—Merging Secular and Sacred Expression
12:30pm-3pm: Break

Location: Pratt Hall, 311 Temple Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

3-5:30pm: Dress Rehearsal
6:30pm: Sound-Check
7pm: Concert

(Discounted concert tickets available at  www.pavingthewaytobach.eventbee.com )