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SFEMS Announces 2016 Summer Workshops

SFEMS has just published the dates, locations, and themes for our 2016 Summer Workshops! Perhaps the most important news this year is that, for the first time, all of our workshops will be located conveniently in Oakland and Berkeley. The major change is that our Baroque Workshop will be hosted at Holy Names University in […]

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Hark the Wondrous Music

Winter Collegium to Explore Concerted Vocal Works from Italy, Holland, Germany, and England Baroque music enthusiasts mark your calendars! The SFEMS Baroque Workshop’s Winter Collegium Musicum is coming up at the end of February. The workshop takes place at Eden United Church of Christ, 21455 Birch Street, Hayward on Saturday, February 27, from 9:00 a.m. […]

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“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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