Funded! This project was successfully funded on February 15, 2013.

Update #5

Only $800 more needed to make our goal

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To all our valued backers:

We're delighted to tell you that, thanks to you, we are now very close to reaching our funding goal for the St. Matthew Passion Project!

Our deadline is Thursday at 11:59 PM and we only need $800 more.

Help us make our goal! Please forward our Kickstarter URL to someone who shares your excitement about bringing Bach's masterpiece to life at Stanford's Memorial Church on March 22.

Here is the URL:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/813943161/the-schola-cantorum-st-matthew-passion-project

Thank you for your incredible support!

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      Creator Maryos Kuiper (deleted) on February 14, 2013

      Congratulations!! You did it... I'm thrilled for all of you. I attended a performance of this Passion for the first time as a young girl in Holland, saw it several times since, and now, 50 years later will once again have the privilege... Great good luck with the rehearsals!

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