Archive | Workshop News & Events

“All vol, all vol!” – the Spring 2015 Medieval/Renaissance Collegium

On Saturday, April 25, the San Francisco Early Music Society presents its spring Medieval & Renaissance Workshop Collegium, “All vol, all vol!” for voices, recorders, viols, harps, sackbuts, dulcians and all manner of early instruments. This all-day workshop will focus on German songs and devotional music as well as more rustic fare. Featured will be […]

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EMA Honors Shulamit Kleinerman With 2015 Goldberg Award

March 17, 2015 (PITTSBURGH, PA). Early Music America has named its annual award winners for 2015. Shulamit Kleinerman, newly appointed co-director of SFEMS’s Music Discovery Workshop and Youth Collegium, is the 2015 recipient of the Laurette Goldberg Award for lifetime achievement in early music outreach. EMA’s Goldberg Award recognizes outstanding achievement in outreach and/or educational […]

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Old Music for Young Ears

Thoughts on the Music Discovery Workshop at a New Juncture Enrollment is now open for Music Discovery 2015! Under the leadership of new Co-Directors Yuko Tanaka and Shulamit Kleinerman, the workshop expands this year to welcome singers ages 7 and up and to inaugurate a Youth Collegium for able teen musicians. Nationwide, SFEMS’ Music Discovery […]

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Registration Open for Summer Workshops

Registration now is open for the SFEMS 2015 Summer Workshops—six weeks to immerse yourself in six centuries of great music! Running from June 14 through July 25, the SFEMS workshops are one of the most comprehensive summer early music programs in the United States, led by a faculty of international artists in residence. The Medieval […]

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Calendar: July 20–26, 2015

Tuesday, July 21 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Saskia Coolen, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Laura Kuhlman, Daphna Mor, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord. 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for […]

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Calendar: July 13–19, 2015

Tuesday, July 14 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Lisette Kielson, Paul Leenhouts, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorder; Peter Maund, percussion; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge […]

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Calendar: July 6–12, 2015

Monday, July 6 SFEMS Classical Workshop Informal performances of works by both famous and lesser known composers from the Classical era. The public is encouraged to attend. Concerts take place in the beautiful and acoustically perfect Chapel at the St. Albert’s Priory in the friendly and safe Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. We hope you will […]

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Calendar: June 29–July 5, 2015

Monday, June 29 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop Mary Springfels, presents a lecture on “Music for Councils and Heretics” 8 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland Free. Donation accepted. medrenworkshop@sfems.org or khagen@sfems.org   Tuesday, June 30 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop “The City of Fools” Anne Azéma (voice) and Shira Kammen (strings), […]

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Calendar: June 22–28, 2015

Tuesday, June 23 SFEMS Baroque Workshop “Renaissance to Baroque: the Other Praetorius,” a lecture by Dr. Frederick K. Gable, professor of music emeritus at the University of California Riverside. Dr. Gable has spent four decades reconstructing the works of 17th-century German composer Hieronymus Praetorius. 6 PM Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University 50 Acacia Ave, San […]

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