FARMINGTON — The Durango Bach Festival features several Farmington musicians this year.
The seventh annual festival started Sunday and will continue through Saturday. All festival events take place at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 910 E. 3rd Ave., in Durango, Colo. It is presented by 3rd Avenue Arts.
Farmington violinists Tennille Taylor and Catherine Pope, cellist Hans Freuden and the Trumpet Geezers were invited to perform at the festival.
The mid-week concert will start at 7 p.m. today. It is entitled "Bach on Wood" and features members of the Fort Lewis Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jonathan Latta and with guests jazz pianist Jack Maynes and guitarist Chad MacCluskey.
The Festival Finale concert Saturday at 7 p.m. will feature Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, a harpsichord concerto performed by soloist Marilyn Garst, and vocal solos by soprano Gemma Kavanagh and tenor Curtis Storm.
Tickets for the Thursday evening and the Saturday evening concerts are $15 for adults and $5 for students and children; advance purchase is recommended. Noon recitals are $5 and $8 for a luncheon, payable at the door. Passes are available for $95 and include all festival concerts, recitals and lunches. Tickets and passes for the festival are available online at www.DurangoBachFestival.com or by calling 1-800-838-3006.