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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.

SPRING CONCERTS: PIANO RECITAL &
CHORUS AND SYMPHONY CONCERT

April 11th, Friday  @ Arlington Community Church, 7:30PM
John Boyajy Returns to ACC for a Piano Recital

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, Schumann, Chopin, and Bartok.

Program:

Partita No.6 in E minor – Bach

Papillons, Op.2 – Schumann

Selected Waltzes and Mazurkas – Chopin

6 Romanian Folk Dances – Bartok

 

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.

REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED DURING THE CONCERT
APRIL 11TH, FRIDAY @7:30PM
ARLINGTON COMMUNITY CHURCH
52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA
TICKETS: $18 General, $15 Seniors (65+), and $12 Students
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An Exploration into Darkness, History, and Romanticism, Symphonic and Choral Music Performance

 
Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Faure’s Requiem
 
Dracula, A Musical Thriller for Violin, Orchestra, & Narrator by Stephen Whitehead
narration adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel by Jeffrey Whitehead
 
Whitehead’s Three Laments on the Great War and Homage to Gloriana (Elizabeth I)

Performed by BACH Chorus and Orchestra
Andrew J. Chung, Conductor

MAY 9TH, FRIDAY @7:30PM
ARLINGTON COMMUNITY CHURCH
52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA
TICKETS: $35 General (@ the door), $30 Online, $12 Students
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MAY 17TH, FRIDAY @7:30PM
SAINT PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland, CA
TICKETS: $35 General (@ the door), $30 Online, $12 Students
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