Our composer of the month for March is:


JS Bach

March 21, 1685 - July 28, 1750

Johann Sebastian Bach was born into a musical dynasty. The Bach family had over 300 years' worth of professional composers and musicians, but Johann Sebastian was the most famous of all of them. In addition to being one of the greatest composers the world has ever known, Bach was also an excellent organist and violinist.

Bach wrote many famous pieces of music.

Toccata and Fugue
Little Fugue in G minor
Air from Suite No. 3
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

If you would like to listen to some of his music, you can find a youtube playlist here:

Bach Playlist

A fun activity to explore Bach's music, is to take a piece of paper and something to draw, and draw what you hear.  Use your imagination and make a story out of his music!

If you would like to learn more about Bach: