Bach Festival 2019

Saturday, Nov. 23rd


Chrysler Art Museum

1:00pm-2:00pm - Viola/Cello Play Down

*Rep list at bottom of page.

2:00pm-2:30pm - Bach Solos

(Registration for the solo performance has closed. You may still sign up to play in one of the playdowns or the Brandenburg)

2:30pm-3:00pm - Brandenburg Play-In

*This is community event. All String players and all ages are welcome! Click on link to access parts. *Conducted by Helen Martell

3:00pm-4:00pm - Violin Play Down

*Rep list at bottom of page.

5:30pm-6:30pm - Illumination Parade Pre-Show

*This performance will be held at the Marriott Hotel in down town Norfolk and will require additional Christmas music outside of the Suzuki Book. Please click here for more details.

Where: Chrysler Art Museum - 2nd floor gallery

1 Memorial Pl, Norfolk, VA 23510


the Museum will need to look in all instrument cases that enter the museum. So please be prepared to open your instrument case and any large bags.
You will need to check in at the front desk and give them your address. You will then be directed upstairs to where we will be performing.


For students who have polished Minuet 1 (from Suzuki book 1) and above.


Please plan to arrive 30 min prior to your first performance. so that you have ample time to go through security, find the gallery, unpack and tune.


* Playdowns: Formal Black bottoms and white top with black dress shoes* Solos: Where an appropriate recital dress/outfit* Brandenburg: No Dress Code


You will find a repertoire list for each of the plays Downs below the registration from.


Please fill out the form below to indicate for which performance(s) you will be joining us!

If performing a solo you must register by Nov. 11th!

Link to sign up form:

Violin Play Down

Rep. List

CouranteAve MariaGavotte (Unaccompanied)Bach DoubleBach BourreeGavotte in D majorGavotte in G minorMinuet 3 with minor sectionMusetteMinuet 2Minuet 1Jingle Bells

Viola/Cello Play Down

Rep. List

Bach AriosoSuite in G, Minuet (cellos only)Suite in G, Courante (bk 5) (violas only)Allegro Moderato (cellos only)Gavotte in c minor (cellos only)Bach BourreeBach Gavottes in G major (violas only)Gavotte in g minor (violas only)MusetteMinuet 3 - with minor sectionMarch in G (cellos only)Minuet in C (cellos only)Minuet 2Minuet 1