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2017-2018 Season Events


August-October 2017

New Hampshire Prison Tour

Sponsored in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

August 9 - Friendship House, Bethlehem, NH

August 22 - Sullivan County House of Corrections, Claremont, NH

August 25 - Dover Children's Home, Dover, NH

August 30 - Sununu Youth Services Center, Manchester, NH - 2 performances

September 15 - Grafton County House of Corrections, North Haverhill, NH

September 29 - Cheshire County House of Corrections, Keene, NH - 2 performances

October 3 - Keystone Hall, Nashua, NH

October 5 - Hillsborough House of Corrections, Manchester, NH - 2 performances

October 25 - Federal Correctional Institution, Berlin, NH - 3 performances

December 2017

Iraq Concert Tour

December 1-17

Performing in schools, orphanages, rehabilitation and community centers in the cities of Sulaymaniyah and Ranya in the Kurdistan Region.

March 2018

North Carolina Bach Festival

Dobbs performs all 6 Bach Suites on the Double Bass with poetry recited by Macdara Woods

Friday, March 2  - 6 Suites on the Double Bass with Poetry - Click here for tickets

7:30pm at White Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1704 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC 27608

Tuesday, March 6 - "Bach at the Lager Haus"  - Click here for tickets

Red Oak Lager Haus & Biergarten, 6901 Konica Drive, Whitsett, NC 27377

Saturday, May 5
featuring the World Premiere showing of the film Bach To Bolivia: A Lifetime Later

Waldorf Monadnock School, 98 S. Lincoln Street, Keene, NH


May-June 2018

California Prison Tour

July 2018

Costa Rica Concert Tour

2017-18 Season Donors

(Donations received July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018) 


We are so thankful for the numerous donors that help us bring music to so many around the world.

Thank you all for your generous support! 

Prelude Circle (up to $50)

Alice Alexander


Carol Bergen

Malcolm & Louise Brown
Steve & Abby Bruce

Arthur Cohen

Mary Doughty

Tom & Nelda Duffey

George & Anne Easton

Joan Epro

Warren Ferris

Gretchen Fisher

Pamela George
Marjorie Gere

Joanne Geyer

Dan Gillard

Hal Grant
Jonathan Hartshorne

Jaclyn Headings

Scott Herman-Giddens

Patricia Hurley

Harry Jacobson
Nina Jaffe*, In honor of Joy & Julian Jaffe

Jose & Ingrid Lezcano,

     In memory of Gustavo Andrés Lezcano
David & Susan Lord
Anne Maxwell
Robert & Claire McNeill

Ben & Kourtney Mills

Ernest & Libby Mills

Jonathan Newell

Paypal Giving Fund

Eve Richardson

Ruth Ann Schwan
Ayo Shanti

Jay Smeltz & Julie Dickson

Jørn Sørensen

Betsy Street

Eric & Roshan Swope

William & Caroline Todd
Brad Thompson

Brian Walsh & Linda Patchett
Michael Weisman

Jim Whipple

Mary Kay Zuravleff


In-Kind Support

Hellgurd Ahmed

Jaime Arze

Peter Arvantely

Dorothy Bacon

Francis Bacon

Bartending Services by Mr. Carol

Jim Carlson

Chipotle of Keene, NH

Michael Dabroski

Mimi Do

Gretchen Fisher

Bruce Elliot

Emily Hartshorne

Kathy Harvard

Karda Hawree

Jaclyn Headings


Dennis & Louisa Jacques

Rhonda Lake

Nathan Lyczak

Stuart & Sue McCalley

Lisa McGuire

Monadnock Waldorf School

Marcy & Hans Schepker

Karl Schurman

Chia Sultan

Synergy Sportswear of Keene, NH

Target Cleaners of Keene, NH

Lisa Tateosian

Mary Kay Zuravleff

Bach Circle (up to 20,000)

Barrie Kolstein

Suites Circle (up to $10,000)

Susan Saltus

Gigue Circle (up to $5000)

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts

Bourree Circle (up to $2500)

Jeremy & Anne Whitney

Gavotte Circle (up to $1000)

Reginald R. & Jameson A. Baxter Foundation

Timothy & Nancy Hartshorne

Dr. & Mrs. Stuart & Sue McCalley, M.D.

William James Association

Sarabande Circle (up to $500)

Murray Buttner & Jennifer Heller

Michael Dabroski & Jill Rinehart

William K. & Cheryl S. Doyle Family Fund

Sherif & Mary Nada

Katrina Wynkoop Simmons

Paul & Winifred Strock

Courante Circle (up to $250)

Mike & Serafin Anderson

David Blair

William Browder

John & Anderli Bryan
Lauren Cowles

Mimi Do

George Hein

Rhonda Lake & Marc Ducharme

Matthew & Deborah Saltus

Martha Scotford

Jane Taylor

Jan Walker

Craig & Constance Walley

Katherine Whitney & Farhad Farzaneh

Allemande Circle (up to $100)

David & Sharon Albrecht

Ralph Arend

Charles & Estelle Bennett

Harris Berman

Wendy Clymer

Chick & Pat Colony
Louis Cornell
Madeleine Crouch & Co

William & Noblet Danks

Viktor & Betsy Decyk

Patricia Doebler

Kay Dinolt Frank

Christine Frank

John & Nancy Hann

Jonathan Hartshorne

Larry Rinehart & Sarah Hartshorne

Mark Hill

Dennis & Louisa Jacques

Leslie Leong

George & Lyn Maker

John Maloney

Susan Moon

Enid & John Morris

Rick & Marlies Najaka

Richard & Christina Parker

Jim & Eleanore Smart

Gordon Snyder

Eric Stern & Carol Brown

Jeffrey Stillman

Sally Vernon

Amanda Washburn

William & Carol Watkins

Richard Weisman

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.

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