October 5 – Youth Concert


On Sep 21, the Sonora Bach Festival will hold the Youth Finalist’s audition for students of area music teachers who compete to play in the Festival’s Youth Concert.  3 pm, Church of the ’49ers, Columbia.

Click here to view Youth Rules and Audition form:
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Oct 5 Youth Concert. The winners of the Youth Auditions perform in this popular concert.  The Youth Guest Artist for that concert is talented vocalist Jonathon Bermea. 3 p.m., Church of the ’49ers, Columbia, $5. For reservation information call (209) 536-6330 or purchase online.

Jonathon-bermeaJonathon Bermea is a Tuolumne County native and a student at Columbia Junior College. He has been a past recipient of the St. James Series Scholarship and has been a finalist in the Sonora Bach Festival Youth Concert. He plans to transfer to a 4-year University where he will study music, with an emphasis on vocal performance, and business. Jonathon cites his father, who is a musician and vocalist, as being one of his greatest influences. He also appreciates the training he has received from Louise McPeters, with whom he has been studying for the last 3 years. He is honored to be performing as Guest Artist at the Bach Festival Youth Finalists Concert, and would like to give a special thanks to accompanist Dorothy Woodford Arndt and vocal coach Louise McPeters.