February 5-6, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dalton Theatre, Kalamazoo College
Dr. Z. Randall Stroope, guest clinician
Director of Choral & Vocal Studies, Oklahoma State University
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 6-7, 2014
Southwest Michigan Middle Schools
Dr. Kristina Boerger, guest clinician
Interim Director of Choral Activities, University of Illinois School of Music
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 15, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Award Concert: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 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.