Viol-lab October 4, November 15 & December 6, 2011 Improve your consort playing skills in this 3-part workshop for intermediate players led by LOBO's own violist da gamba Shirley Hunt.
Historical Dance Class October 13, 20, 27 & February 9, 16, and 23, 2011/12 Six beginning-level classes, each introducing a Renaissance or Baroque Dance; taught by Cheryl Moore. You will never again be able to sit still at a concert when a bassadanza starts playing!
Vermeer - The Concert
BachTalk: Rays of Hope November 3, 2011 Longtime Bach Choir baritone Dan Solter explores how composers bid farewell to the departed and give comfort to those who remain. Focusing on our December concert repertoire, including Bach Cantata 106 and the Brahms Requiem.
Baroque Strings Workshop January 6-8, 2012 Violinist Stanley Ritchie and violist da gamba Mary Springfels team up with LOBO's own Aaron Westman, Shirley Hunt, and Phebe Craig to direct a weekend workshop in Baroque string technique and repertoire.
Ready, Set, Sing! January 10, 17, 24, & 31 June 4, 11, 18 & 25 Sonoma Bach's long-running voice class, designed for ensemble singers. Countertenor Christopher Fritzsche is joined this year by fellow Chanticleer veteran Justin Montigne.
Midwinter Singing Workshop: German Music of the Early Baroque January 14, 2012 A day-long workshop led by Sonoma Bach music director Robert Worth, exploring the astonishing works of Schein, Scheidt, Schütz and Michael Praetorius (born Schultheiss).
BachTalk: Musica Poetica Thursday April 19, 2012
Musicologist Susan Harvey sets the scene for our Sonoma Early Music Festival, focusing on the early German Baroque, its deep connections with Italian musical traditions andthe expressive techniques called musica poetica.
Midsummer Night Sings July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 2012 The 10th edition Sonoma County's popular summer choral series! Join us for a unique experience of reading choral masterworks, led by some of the Bay Area's finest conductors.