This festival is administered by the Southern California Junior Bach Festival and is open to students of all M.T.A.C. teachers. Application forms and more detailed information is available online:   

At the branch level, pianists may play any original music of J. S. Bach or compositions of other Baroque composers. However, to be eligible to be considered among the 50% chosen to qualify for performing in the Regional Festival, the following exceptions must be kept in mind: # 1. No music from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook, ANH 113-132.  # 2. No transcriptions other than those made by J. S. Bach himself from his own works.  #3.  No works by other Baroque composers. Regional winners are eligible to perform in the Complete Works Competition if performing a complete work as categorized on the Complete Works Audition list (see

Students of strings, woodwinds and voice will be judged in an all Branch Regional Festival. These instrumentalists may play transcriptions at the Branch as well as their Regional Festival.

Date:  February or April 2019:  date will be announced 

Venue: Glendale Community College

1500 North Verdugo Road

Glendale, Ca 91208

Auditorium Building, Room (AU) 211

Applications Deadline: TBD

Online registration at

Chair: Virginia Whitehead (

Co-Chair: Zewhong Lee (


Teacher online registration fee:  $10

Student Fee:  $35