Brombaugh Organ Exploration – Saturday, February 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. We are thrilled to invite you to explore Schroeder Hall’s magnificent Brombaugh Organ. This stunning instrument, built by renowned organ builder John Brombaugh, is a true masterpiece and a Sonoma County treasure. In the morning we invite local Girl Scouts to earn their official Musician Badges, and in the afternoon we invite our audiences to get an up-close experience with the organs we feature in our concert series.
BachTalks:Fascinating talks on upcoming repertoire Season Introduction, with Bob Worth – Thursday, September 28 at 7 p.m. Performable Music in Art, with Bob Worth – Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m. Two Tall Tales, with Amanda McFadden – Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The Most Ambitious Project, with Dan Solter – Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
Bachgrounders: Each of our concerts is preceded by a lively half-hour presentation by our music director or by a special guest. These cover highlights of the repertoire, tips for listening, background material, and stories from the early music trenches. Many Bachgrounders include the participation of the full performing forces.
Sonoma Bach High School Art Contest: We invite High School Art students to explore the theme Music and Myth, and to submit a new piece of artwork for our High School Art Contest. A panel of local judges will select the top submissions for cash prizes. Art pieces will be displayed and winners will be honored at our ‘Spring Returns’ concerts in April in Schroeder Hall.
The Choir Loft: A podcast featuring wonderful vocal and instrumental music and illuminating commentary. New shows are added regularly and many previous shows are available by clicking here.