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Marin Baroque 2015–16 Season Features Peace, Love, and Sax(es)

Marin Baroque, an emerging professional chamber choir and period instrument orchestra led by Music Director Daniel Canosa, is pleased to announce its 2015–16 season. Our fall concert, November 21, will include both choral and instrumental works of George Frideric Handel. For Valentine’s day (concert date is February 13, 2016) we present an evening of “Love […]

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Spanish Vespers for Fall Singers’ Retreat

by Lee McRae Singers can again look forward to a stimulating weekend of sight singing and lectures (as well as enjoying our infectious mix of good company and good food!) at the Fall 2015 Singers’ Retreat, to be held September 26–27 at the Braun Music Building at Stanford University. Please note the new venue for […]

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Junior Bach Festival Auditions Coming Soon

Dear Music Teacher, Welcome to the beginning of the Junior Bach Festival’s 2015–2016 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, up to 18 years of age, to apply this year. Applications will open soon, […]

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Nicola Gruen New Patron Services and Box Office Manager

If you telephone the SFEMS office number during regular business hours these days, more than likely you will be greeted by a new voice at the other end—Nicola Gruen, who has taken over answering our phone, selling tickets, and a great deal more, from Dorothy Manly, who retired this past spring. Nicola is very much […]

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Dorothy Manly Retires

Dorothy Manly, SFEMS’ Operations Manager and the Society’s main liaison with both our membership and the general public, has retired after almost two decades service to the Bay Area early music community. One of SFEMS’ most beloved representatives in our 40 year history, she leaves a great gap and will be missed by countless people […]

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Early Music for Grace

A festival of music in memory of Grace Ann Krumdieck, June 1–5, 2015 Barbara Blaker Krumdieck is a baroque cellist from Berkeley, the youngest daughter of a large, musically talented family who have been involved with SFEMS since its early days. Her sister is our popular recorder player and teacher Frances Blaker, and her mother, […]

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