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Hudson Valley BachFest

The Hudson Valley Society for Music
presents the 15th annual
Hudson Valley BachFest
June 14 & 15, 2014

Click here to view/print festival flyer


Saturday, June 14
2:00 PM

Young Performers' Concert "South"

Cornwall Presbyterian Church

222 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson

Young Performers' Concert "North"
(new this year!!)

New Paltz United Methodist Church

1 Grove Street, New Paltz

Free Admission

Click here to view/print Young Performers' Concert application


Saturday, June 14
7:30 PM

"The Main Event"

Mass in G Major, BWV 236
Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV 230
Cantata No. 93, Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten
Komm, Jesu komm, BWV 229

Christine Howlett, choral conductor

Click here to view/print choral invitation


Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049

Edward Lundergan, orchestral conductor


James Fitzwilliam, organ


Christ Episcopal Church
20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie

Suggested Donation: $20
Students and Youth Free


Sunday, June 15:

Bach Church Services

Various locations throughout the Hudson Valley

(please e-mail your church service information to
Carol Lundergan,


Sunday, June 15
3:30 PM

Chamber Concert

An assortment of Bach's smaller keyboard and instrumental works
in intimate combinations

Cornwall Presbyterian Church

Suggested Donation: $12
Students and Youth Free

The Hudson Valley BachFest is an annual weekend marathon of four concerts and multiple church services celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.  The festival takes place in three Hudson Valley locations: Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties.  For directions to Christ Episcopal Church and Cornwall Presbyterian Church click here.

For a comprehensive listing of Bach's cantatas and other vocal works, including texts, translations, scores, articles and performers, click here.

For information, contact:
Dr. Christine Howlett: ("The Main Event" Choral works)
Dr. Edward Lundergan: ("The Main Event" Orchestral work)
Carol Lundergan: (Church Services)
Emily Faxon: (Young Performers' and Sunday chamber concerts)