Audition as a conductor

As a student-run organization, the Bach Society Orchestra is led by an undergraduate Music Director and works with student guest conductors in our performances throughout the year.

Applications to direct the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra for the 2020-2021 season are now closed. Check back again next year!

For more information, please visit our website or contact Bach Society Orchestra's Production Manager Claire Millett (clairemillett [at]


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 2019-2020 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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