Welcome to BACH!

In BACH, we believe the language of music crosses all barriers. By presenting the musical heritage of various cultures along with Western Classical music through a diverse roster of ensembles, we strengthen, enrich and connect the musical communities of the Bay Area and beyond, exposing various audiences to a wide spectrum of musical genres. Seeking to resonate with generations young and old, BACH provides a vibrant, energetic environment for young artists to perform alongside seasoned professionals.

Sunday November 16th @ Arlington

Bay Area Classical Harmonies Presents the Divisa Ensemble in an afternoon concert of chamber music. 

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Join Bay Area Classical Harmonies and Arlington Community Church in presenting the Divisa Ensemble.  Hear beautiful music at a scenic spot located up in the Berkeley Hills.

The Divisa Ensemble is recognized for its engaging performances and eclectic programming. A quintet of flute, oboe, violin, viola, and cello, the ensemble’s instrumentation and “mix-and-match” approach allow for a wide variety of repertoire comprising all traditional and contemporary styles.

Since its premier concert in 2009, the Divisa Ensemble has performed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including appearances in the St. Bede’s Performing Arts Series, Manteca Kindred Arts Series, Vallejo Symphony, Old First Concerts, Del Valle Fine Arts, Pacifica Performances, and Trinity Chamber Concerts. On every program the Divisa Ensemble showcases its diverse repertoire of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary genres.

 Oboist Meave Cox is an avid orchestral and chamber musician in the Bay Area. She has performed with many of the Bay Area’s regional orchestras, and also frequently appears at Stanford University and other Bay Area venues. She has served as Principal Oboe of the Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra since 2001, where she has often been featured as a soloist, having performed such works as Francaix’s The Flower Clock, Copland’s Quiet City, and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante.

 Stephanie Ng, viola, is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco State University. She also studied in London with Paul Silverthorne, Principal Viola in the London Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared at Carnegie Hall other venues worldwide, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, and Paris. She has performed with Barbra Streisand, Chris Botti, and in the Broadway tour production of the Lion King. Currently, she performs with many Bay Area ensembles, small and large, and teaches violin, viola, and chamber music.

 Sara Styles is an active cellist and music educator based in Menlo Park. She works for the El Camino Youth Symphony as their cello coach and Chamber Music Coordinator, is a teacher for Music for Families, and maintains a private studio. She can also be found performing with local symphonies or contracting ensembles for private events.

 Tomiko Tsai is a flute performer and educator in the Bay Area. Tomiko performs often with local ensembles and as a soloist. Tomiko especially enjoys inspiring younger flutists. She maintains a full private teaching studio, directs several flute ensembles, and is a faculty member of the Northern California Flute Camp.

Eugenia Wie, a native of Chicago, began her studies with Betty Haag-Kuhnke and made her radio debut on Chicago Public Radio at the age of nine. She has performed in solo and chamber music concerts across North and South America, Asia and Europe and appeared at music festivals including Val-de-Charante, Banff Music Center for the Arts, Kneisel Hall, Schleswig-Holstein, Duo Masterclasses at Lausanne, and the International Music Seminar at Prussia Cove.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16th @ 2:30PM
Kensington
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington

Refreshments, wine and snacks provided.
Tickets: $18 General Admission; $15 Seniors;
$12 Student at the door

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December 6th & 13th
BACH and FHC Presents: G.F. Handel’s Messiah

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Join Bay Area Classical Harmonies for a Christmas concert and celebrate the sounds of the season! In conjunction with Forest Hill Concerts, BACH will be presenting the Messiah, the classic masterpiece by George Frideric Handel. The Messiah combines splendrous choral works, triumphant arias, and exciting orchestral pieces to tell the story of the life of Jesus Christ. Enjoy the Christmas tradition with BACH’s premiere choral ensemble, conducted by Andrew J. Chung, and end the night with a “Hallelujah!”

SATURDAY DECEMBER 6th @ 7:30PM
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington

Refreshments, wine and snacks provided.
Tickets: $18 General Admission; $15 Seniors;
$12 Student at the door

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 13th @ 7:30PM
Forest Hill Concerts
250 Laguna Honda Blvd.
San Francisco, CA

Refreshments, wine and snacks provided.
Tickets: $18 General Admission; $15 Seniors;
$12 Student at the door

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December 12th, FRIDAY
Bay Area Classical Harmonies Presents
John Boyajy Piano Recital @ Arlington

Program:
Bach: G Major French Suite
Cramer: Selected Etudes
Grieg: Lyrical Pieces

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Join Bay Area Classical Harmonies and Arlington Community Church in presenting 2nd Friday of the Month Concert as Pianist, John Boyajy returns to perform Bach, Cramer and Grieg.

John Boyajy received Bachelor’s and Masters degrees from the Juilliard School of Music. He has appeared at Avery Fischer Hall in Lincoln Center; the Harvard Club in New York; many college campuses; the Concerts Grand and Dance Palace piano series in Marin County; the Berkeley Arts Festival; the Sebastopol Center for the Arts; and Old First Concerts and the Victorian Englander House in San Francisco. Mr. Boyajy has been guest soloist in the Beethoven Fourth Piano Concerto and Choral Fantasy, and the Schumann Concerto with the Bay Area Classical Harmonies Orchestra and Chorus under Andrew Chung; and in the Schumann Concerto with the Kensington Symphony under Geoffrey Gallegos. In addition to public appearances, he per­forms at private homes and is often involved in fund-raisers and similar community events.

A trained tenor himself, Mr. Boyajy has extensive experience working with singers and is a member of the music ministry team at All Saints Lutheran Church in Novato. He has written musical commentary online for Classical Sonoma and San Francisco Classical Voice and is frequently tapped as an adjudicator for many local competitions, including the Pacific Musical Society, the Etude competition in Sonoma County, and the United States Open Music Competition in Oakland. A Board member of the Marin County branch of the Music Teachers Association of California, John teaches piano and coaches vocalists at his San Marin studio.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12th @7:30PM
Second Friday Concert Series
Kensington
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington

Refreshments, wine and snacks provided.
Tickets: $18 General Admission; $15 Seniors;
$12 Student at the door

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