The day’s events include

  • Presentations and recitals by world class Bach scholars and performers
  • A challenging competition open to students through grade 12
  • A professional level competition open to performers ages 18 to 30
  • Non-competitive divisions open to students grades K to 12
  • Non-competitive adult division open to amateurs ages 18 and up
  • The day concludes with a recital featuring the competition winners, followed by a reception.


  • All festival participants receive adjudication sheets from a panel of highly qualified adjudicators.
  • Ribbons and medals are awarded in Elementary and Junior Divisions.
  • Cash prizes are awarded in Youth and Young Artist Divisions.