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Bach & Friends Workshop

May 4, 2024, Saturday, 9 AM – 3:30 PM

Bach & Friends Workshop

Marco Real-d’Arbelles, Associate Artistic Director

Marco Real-d’Arbelles was appointed Associate Artistic Director of the Bach Society of Minnesota in 2018 where he works as conductor, violinist, and speaker bringing diverse communities together through music. He leads BSM’s successful “Bach with Friends” workshops and can be seen performing violin in solo, recital, chamber, and orchestral performances.

Carey Shunskis, Soprano, Co-Director of Bach & Friends Workshop

Carey Shunskis is a choral conductor and soprano specializing in Early Music. Carey sings with Bach Society of Minnesota, MPLS (imPulse) and VocalEssence and is the current Music and Program Director of ComMUSICation, a non-profit uplifting the voices of youth through music. Prior to moving to the Twin Cities, Carey sang with the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston.

Full Day Schedule:

9:00-9:30, Arrival and Registration

9:30-12:00, Sectionals: Intro..etc

12:00-1:00 pm, Lunchtime Conversation

1:00-3:30, Music Together

Music Selections:

I.  Gloria

II. Et in terra pax

IV. Gratias agimus tibi and the following propter magnam

VI. Domine Fili unigenite

XI. Cum Sancto Spiritu

All other instruments are welcome! Don't see your instrument listed? No problem! Write to us at so we can work out what to play.

Singers, please check out the videos below to help you learn your part. 
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