The Bach Aria Soloists is the dynamic chamber ensemble dedicated to bringing the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach, his contemporaries, and composers of today whom he inspires, to new life through their signature Hauskonzerts and critically acclaimed Community Concert series. BAS is comprised of harpischord-organ, violin, guitar, soprano. Their ingenious collaborations with multi-genre arts partners have included Tango masters, modern dancers, jazz celebrities, actors, world-renowned Bach scholars Dr. Christoph Wolff and Dr. Markus Rathey. Elizabeth Suh Lane is BAS’ founder-Artistic Director-violinist. She is a former first violinist with the London Symphony Orchestra and subs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano is a Grammy Award winner and member of the Kansas City Chorale; Elisa Williams Bickers is Principal organist and Associate Director of Music of Village Presbyterian Church.
Bach Aria Soloists introduces their exciting, interactive BachReach education to students through numerous thematic programs including their artistic collaborations with dance, Shakespearean actors, folk fiddlers, and Elizabeth’s orchestra and chamber music clinics. BachReach is live, creative, unique education offered in schools, senior centers, libraries, community centers, venues which offer a fun, informative exploration of a wide spectrum of repertoire that students have never seen before!