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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: February 9–15, 2015

Wednesday, February 11 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand. 7:30–9:30 PM Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   Friday, February 13 Clerestory “Love and the Knight” The a cappella men’s ensemble […]

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SFEMS Announces 2015 Summer Workshops

SFEMS has just finalized the dates and locations of our 2015 Summer Workshops! There will be a number of changes this year, most notably in our venues. Because of ongoing construction at Sonoma State University, both the Baroque and Medieval-Renaissance workshops are moving, at least for this summer. Baroque will return to Dominican University, fondly […]

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SFEMS Workshops and Children’s Education

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 […]

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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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Calendar: July 7–13, 2014

Tuesday, July 8 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Louise Carslake, Cléa Galhano, Rotem Gilbert, Nina Stern, Anne Timberlake, Hanneke van Proosdij, with Katherine Heater (harpsichord) and David Morris (viola da gamba). 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully […]

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Calendar: June 30–July 6, 2014

Tuesday, July 1 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Vicki Boeckman, Rotem Gilbert, Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, Farley Pearce (viola da gamba), Hanneke van Proosdij, and Katherine Heater (harpsichord). 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully accepted! recorderworkshop@sfems.org Friday, […]

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