The Alumni of the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra

The Alumni of the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra (AHBSO) was created by a passionate group of recent Harvard graduates interested in promoting the growth of BachSoc's alumni community and supporting BachSoc's recent outreach initiatives, which include organizing regular alumni reunions, and funding free concerts for the Cambridge community. The group's primary goals are:

If you haven't already been contacted by a member of our organization and are interested in joining, please fill out our short contact form or email us at BachSocAlumni [at] with any questions. Membership in AHBSO is open to all BachSoc alumni, including but not limited to musicians, composers, arrangers, music directors, conductors, managers, and other staff. If you'd like more details about AHBSO's goals or organizational structure, you can click here to view our Concept Proposal and other organizational documents. ABHSO is a registered Harvard Alumni Association Shared Interest Group (HAA SIG).

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  • Beverly Hardy '09, Co-Chair
  • Michael Cuthbert '98, Co-Chair
  • Richard Millett '15, Secretary
  • Paul Kang '84
  • Benjamin Lebwohl '99
  • Julie Lin '92
  • Paul Shapshak '63
  • JingJing Zhu '19, Undergraduate Liaison, ex-officio

Advisory Board

  • Michael Greenebaum '55, BachSoc Founder
  • John Harbison '60
  • Robert Levin '68
  • Aram Demirjian '08

AHBSO Co-Founders

  • Jennifer Chen '11
  • Yuga Cohler '11
  • Aaron Deutsch '13
  • Clare Duncan '14
  • Michael Greenebaum '55
  • M. Susan Kish '80
  • Richard Millett '15
  • Larissa Wenren '11

The Bach Society Orchestra hosts two annual competitions - the Concerto competition and the Composition competition - to promote the recognition of musical excellence at Harvard.

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