Early Music News

How to Contact Us

If you’re having technical troubles accessing a virtual workshop, online concert, or have a general question for us, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here for you! There are a few ways to reach us: For phone, email, and mail information...

Next SFEMS Board Meeting November 16

SFEMS will hold its next board meeting online on Monday, November 16. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  We welcome current members’ attendance at board meetings. Anyone interested in coming to the open portion of this meeting should contact President...

President’s Speech from 2020 Annual Meeting

On Sunday, September 13, the San Francisco Early Music Society held its annual membership meeting—our first such gathering online—with over 40 in attendance. Highlights included a performance by Calextone, our newest affiliate, and a celebration...

Our Community Remembers Susan Hedges

For many years, Susan Hedges served as the face and voice of SFEMS, greeting concert patrons and answering phone calls with a warmth and enthusiasm that drew many into our early music community. On Thursday, August 27, following complications from a...

Remembering Susan Hedges (1945–2020)

Letting the Music Do its Work by Jonathan Harris Susan Sheppard Hedges, longtime administrator for the San Francisco Early Music Society, passed away on Thursday, August 27, following complications from a stroke she suffered this past March...