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Calendar: September 22–28, 2014

Monday, September 22 San Francisco Early Music Society SFEMS Annual Membership Meeting. President’s annual report, Affiliates’ and members’ forum, and planning for the 2016 Berkeley Festival are some of the agenda. Refreshments. 7–8:30 PM The Musical Offering 2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley Free and open to all members Information: 510-528-1725, sfems@sfems.org Wednesday, September 24 MusicSources A […]

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Calendar: September 15–21, 2014

Wednesday, September 17 UC Berkeley Music Department Noon Concert Series John Dornenburg, viola da gamba, and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord, perform French baroque music, including works by Marais, Forqueray, Sainte-Colombe, and François Couperin. 12 PM Hertz Hall University of California, Berkeley FREE concerts@berkeley.edu Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early […]

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Singers’ Alert!

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 2014 Singers’ Retreat, to be held September 27–28 at the SF Theological Seminary in San Anselmo. We meet again under the inspired direction of Professor […]

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Calendar: September 8–14, 2014

Friday, September 12 South Bay Recorder Society Monthly meeting, guest conductor Shira Kammen. New members and guests welcome. 7:30–10 PM First Congregational Church of San Jose 1980 Hamilton Ave (at Leigh), San Jose 408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com Saturday, September 13 New Esterházy Quartet “Opera Gala” Season Opener, held at a private home in Berkeley. Please contact NEQ […]

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Calendar: September 1–7, 2014

Tuesday, September 2 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Greta Hryciw. Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments. 6:45–9:30 PM Friends Meeting House 890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento. sacrecorders.wordpress.com  Wednesday, September 3 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early […]

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MPRO Seeks New Members

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 […]

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Calendar: August 11–17, 2014

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 suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425 […]

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Project Zefiro: Gaudeamus

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 […]

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Something Old, Something New

The Transition from Renaissance to Baroque John Prescott, Ph.D., will present an entirely new early music course this coming month, from Monday, August 11, through Friday, August 15. The five-day lecture series once again will be held at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 2005 Berryman Street in Berkeley, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Dr. Prescott’s lectures have become […]

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