by Suzanne Siebert SFEMS has promoted the education of children in period music over the years. Among these activities for children’s education have been the Music Discovery week-long workshops held summers for children about 8 to 14. Tish Berlin has been the Director of this workshop for many years. My granddaughters Lucy and Sandra spent […]
The Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra is currently accepting new members for its 2014-2015 season. All those who play recorder, early winds or early strings are invited to join. Joining the orchestra is a wonderful opportunity for those who play recorder and other early instruments to hone their performing and technical skills. Membership is open without audition […]
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland, is seeking a professional alto or countertenor for St. Paul’s Choir. The successful candidate will help lead a quartet that is the backbone of the choir. Early music and English cathedral repertoire are specialties. A straight, blended tone is required. Job details are on the St. Paul’s website here: St. […]
Piscari egressi sumus omnes.
Sunday, August 24 Ida Riegels, Cello, Recorder and Piano Triathlon Concert. Ida Riegels, cello, recorder and piano, performs works of Bach, Telemann, and Chopin. 3 PM Resurrection Catholic Church 7600 Soquel Drive, Aptos Tickets at Door: $12 General – Seniors $10 – Students/Children $5 Information: ida-riegels.dk
Join a really great choir! Sing rare early music gems and choral masterpieces in an inspired ensemble with world-class soloists and period instruments. SFBC is gearing up for its exciting 2014–15 season under newly-appointed Artistic Director, Magen Solomon. We invite experienced singers with good reading skills to audition for our dynamic and high-level volunteer chorus, now […]
Monday, August 11 Prescott Lectures “Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 1: “The background: What was Renaissance music?” 9:30 AM to Noon St. Mary Magdalen Church 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley $20 per session, $85/$80 full week firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-843-2425 […]
Piscari egressi sumus omnes.
Once again, SFEMS Affiliate Alta Sonora is sponsoring a limited, pre-auditioned workshop of wind band players this August. Dan Stillman and Greg Ingles will be coaching 13 Renaissance brass and reed players from all over the country—3 cornetts, 5 sackbuts, and 5 reeds—in week-long rehearsals at St. Alban’s for a grand concert on the night […]
Dear Music Teacher, Welcome to the beginning of the Junior Bach Festival’s 2014–2015 season! We thank you if you have prepared students to audition for the Junior Bach Festival in the past, and we hope you will encourage your advanced students to apply this year. We will accept applications between October 1 and December 1. […]