BACH Music Ensemble Records


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Programs and News Clippings

Board Minutes

Audio-Visual Materials


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Finding Aid for BACH Music Ensemble Records, 1996-2015 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Emily Schneider and Katie Nichols

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Collection Overview

Title: BACH Music Ensemble Records, 1996-2015Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/139

Primary Creator: BACH Music Ensemble (1996-)

Extent: 2.75 cubic feet

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in three series: Series 1: Programs and Newsclippings, Series 2: Board Minutes, Series 3: Audio-Visual Materials, Series 4: Photographs. Series 1 is arranged by performing season. It contains programs from nearly every concert performed by BACH. Also included are promotional materials designated for each season and newsclippings about concerts and events, including reviews. Series 2 contains board minutes from the group's founding in 1996-2014. Series 3 and 4 contain concert recordings (both video and audio) and photographs. Each box of Series 3 is arranged chronologically.

Date Acquired: 12/19/2014. More info below under Accruals.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of season programs, newsclippings and posters, board meeting minutes, photographs, and audio and video recordings of the BACH (Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana) Music Ensemble from its founding in 1996 to present.

Biographical Note

BACH is the only professional musical ensemble of Illinois, outside of Chicago, that specializes in performing Baroque music. It was founded in 1996 and since has performed many concerts in the Champaign-Urbana area. It is led by Chester Alwes, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois, who specializes in the performance practice of early music. See for more information.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: A .25 cubic foot addition of material was added to collection on 2/5/2018 and is contained in Box 7.

Acquisition Source: Marlys Scarbrough, BACH President.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Programs and News Clippings],
[Series 2: Board Minutes],
[Series 3: Audio-Visual Materials],
[Series 4: Photographs],

Series 2: Board MinutesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 11: BACH Board Minutes, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 12: BACH Board Minutes, 2000-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 13: BACH Board Minutes, 2004-2014Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: BACH board minutes and financial records, 2009-2015Add to your cart.

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[Series 2: Board Minutes],
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