Bach Academy of the South
A new intensive training program for students | May 15–17, 2020
UPDATE: The Academy is unfortunately cancelled due to COVID-19.
Bach Academy of the South is a new three-day intensive training program for college/university students. From May 15–17, 2020, participants will work with professional musicians from Bach Society Houston on performance practice, and have the opportunity to perform live with fellow students.
Oleg Sulyga, Baroque Violin Coach
Christopher Besch, Vocal Coach
Dates: May 15–17
Cost: $200 (includes transportation, housing, instruction)
Financial assistance may be available
Performances in Houston and Galveston
Will assist in providing access to period instruments
Transportation between Houston and Galveston will be provided
Housing in Bach Society Houston patron homes
Music will be provided
Application deadline: Now closed (was March 1, 2020)
Statement of interest
Instrumentalists: A solo baroque piece (period instrument not required). A movement from a lengthy work is acceptable.
Singers: A baroque piece written between approximately 1600 and 1750. Music by Handel or Bach is recommended, but a work by other composers during this period is encouraged as well.
Must be enrolled in university or college music program.
For questions, please contact Julia Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org.