February 4-5, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dalton Theatre, Kalamazoo College
Sigrid Johnson, guest clinician
Artist-in-Residence (Voice) and Director of the Manitou Singers, St. Olaf College
Ten select Michigan choirs and their directors are invited to participate in an all-day choral Master Class. The public is welcome to attend as audience members for this special youth workshop.
March 23-24, 2015
Southwest Michigan Middle Schools
Dr. Kristina Boerger, guest clinician
Interim Director of DePauw University Choirs
Inspiring choral students in the intermediate grades for the last eight years, Dr. Kristina Boerger returns to Kalamazoo to work on-site with middle school students and their directors.
Competition: Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Award Concert: Saturday, April 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Recital Hall, Kalamazoo College
The Bach Festival's annual Young Vocalists Competition attracts an exciting array of young singers from across the Midwest. Vocalists from both high school and college divisions compete for prize money as well as a chance to perform in the Winners' Concert. Both the competition and concert are open and free to the public.