Washington Bach Consort

Founded in 1977 by J. Reilly Lewis, the Washington Bach Consort is a professional chorus and orchestra noted for its performances of 18th-Century music on period instruments. Its mission is to perform to the highest artistic standards the music of J.S. Bach and his Baroque contemporaries. View their website.

 

The Washington Bach Consort is offerning three education programs through Arts and Humanities for Every Student. Submit your lottery requests here.

Educational Materials

The Wunderkind Projekt (Deeper Engagement Program- March Lottery)
Presented by: Washington Bach Consort
The Wunderkind Projekt is the Consort's newest education program designed to inspire young music students! Professional musicians and educators from the Bach Consort visit DC Public Schools and discuss an upcoming Noontime Cantata concert, which students are then invited to attend.
Performance Dates: 4/10/17 and 4/11/17
Time: 10:15 AM, 12:00 PM
Length of Event:  50 minutes
Location: First Congregational United Church of Christ
945 G Street, NW Washington, DC
Discipline: Music
Curriculum Connections: History and Geography            
Grades: 4th

  for  Wunderkind Projekt

  • REGISTER for 4/10/17 (In-School Visit Included) at 12:00pm
  • REGISTER for 4/11/17 (In-School Visit Included) at 12:00pm

*Note: Schools have the option to choose dates and times for their In-School Workshop on April 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

A Goldberg Variation (Open Registration)
Presented by: Washington Bach Consort
The future of music is at risk, and only a distant future relative of one of Bach’s students can save it. Dr. John Goldberg travels back from the 22nd century to teach children about a precious resource that we have in our time that gone missing in his: classical music. With a focus on the music of J.S. Bach, this program will teach children about many of the important musical building blocks and will empower them to change the future of music though their own listening and appreciation.
Date: March 13, 14, 15
Time: 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM
Length of Event:  50 minutes
Location: Sitar Arts Center (March 15)
1700 Kalarama Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Location: THEARC (March 13, 14)
1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Discipline: Music
Curriculum Connections: History and Geography            
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 13th 10:30am

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 13th 12:00pm

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 14th 10:30am

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 14th 12:00pm

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 15th 10:30am

REGISTER HERE for Goldberg Variation March 15th 12:00pm


Previous Events

Bach in Time
Presented by: Washington Bach Consort 

Music from three centuries ago can be awesome, particularly when the composer himself, the young J.S. Bach travels through time to teach, sing, and invite the audience to help him make music. This fun, interactive presentation target 2nd-4th graders and teaches solid musical basic, introduces musical instruments, and provides follow-up classroom materials.
Date: October 24, 25, 26
Time: 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM
Length of Event:  50 minutes
Location: Sitar Arts Center (October 26)
1700 Kalarama Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Location: THEARC (October 24, 25)
1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Discipline: Music
Curriculum Connections: History and Geography            
Grades: 1st-2nd, 3rd, 4th

Bach in Time was available in the Fall Lottery

 

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