Founded in 2004, Bach With Verse is a non-profit organization bringing music and laughter to those who need it most around the world.

Featuring world-renowned double bassist Richard “Dobbs” Hartshorne, BWV has brought live concerts to schools, prisons, rehab centers and refugee camps in Afghanistan, Bolivia, Iraq, Palestine, Uganda and the U.S. 

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New From Bach With Verse
Brand New

    Video from recent                      trip to Kurdistan

The Year that Changed Everything

Brand New

...Ever wonder what made Dobbs such an "unusual" person?

...Late starter...Storyteller...Climber...Traveler?

...Why is he still tromping around the world and sleeping on floors to play music and tell stories in exotic places?

...This is the memoir from 1961/62 that answers all those questions.

Read Reformer Article from July 15 2020

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Bach With Verse is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Bach With Verse is funded in part by a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.