Southern California Jr. Bach and Baroque Festival


Registration opens: TBA
Registrations closes: TBA

Where: TBA


Type of Event: Competition. Adjudicators select winners to compete at Saddleback College for the Bach Regional Festival.

Instruments: Piano, Organ

Registration: Log in on the Southern California Jr. Bach Festival website
If you have never entered students in this festival, go to “New Teacher: complete instructions for teachers.” If you are a returning teacher but forgot your username, contact Holly Franz,

Fee: $35 per student. Login at and go to “Payments” to pay the fee.  $10 one-time teacher fee that you will pay the first time you login to

Co-chairs: Holly Franz, 858-472-5923, Carol Graham, 760-224-1123

FESTIVAL RULES AND GUIDELINES: Go to for official rules and guidelines, including acceptable repertoire, judging procedures, and information regarding the Complete Works Audition


Type of Event: Competition. Adjudicators choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Instruments: Piano, Organ, Strings, Woodwinds

To Register: Go to the branch website,, click on “Login”,  then “MTAC Events”. Look for “Baroque Festival” and click on  “Register for Event”. If your student name does not appear,  you will need to return to “Main Menu” and click on “My Students” to add a new student. 

Registration: January 2 – February 2, 2018

Fee: $35 per student. Login at and go to “Payments” to pay the fee.

Rules and Guidelines:

    1. Students perform one original work, in the original key, by a Baroque composer or from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook, Anh 113-132. (Students performing other works by Johann Sebastian Bach will register in the Southern California Jr. Bach Festival at
    1. Repeats are optional.
    1. Transcriptions are allowed only if is an original transcription by a Baroque composer, of a Baroque work. Transcriptions by J.S. Bach should be entered in the Southern California Jr. Bach Festival.
    1. Music for piano, strings and woodwinds must be memorized.
    1. Students must bring original music to the festival for adjudicators to view. No photocopies allowed.
    1. Judges decisions are final.
    1. Teachers registering students will be asked to help the day of the festival.
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