For over 60 years, Harvard's premier undergraduate chamber orchestra has been dedicated to performing top-quality classical, romantic, and modern repertoire for the Greater Cambridge community. Notable BachSoc alumni include Yo-Yo Ma, Alan Gilbert, and John Harbison.

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Concerts & Events

The Bach Society Orchestra's 2021-2022 season features modern composers like Sibelius alongside perennial classics from Beethoven to Mozart.

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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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Interested in auditioning for the 2021-2022 season?
To learn more about the process, please click on the link below.

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For 60 years, the Bach Society Orchestra has been made possible by people like you. Consider making a gift to the Orchestra to support the music you love.

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Bach Society Orchestra
Music Building
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

The Harvard University Bach Society Orchestra

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