Early Music News

An update from SFEMS on coronavirus

UPDATED March 13: Unfortunately, our March 20–22 concerts featuring Rachel Barton Pine and Jory Vinikour have been canceled. For patrons who have already bought tickets, please read this article to learn more about refunds and exchanges. The...

Next SFEMS Board Meeting March 16

SFEMS will hold its next board meeting on Monday, March 16, at Musical Offering Café, 2430 Bancroft Way, in Berkeley. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  We welcome members’ attendance at board meetings. Anyone interested in coming to the open...

New Classes from Tish

The indefatigable Letitia Berlin continues to offer new classes for recorder players as well as other early instrumentalists and singers. She will be offering three new classes in March and April at her home in Albany, as well as new, group classes...

Leonhardt’s Teachings Revisited

Dupree and Thornburgh to Teach Harpsichordist Masterclass Stanford University, in cooperation with the San Francisco Early Music Society (SFEMS), will present an afternoon master class devoted to the teachings of Dutch harpsichordist Gustav...

Community Recorder Ensemble

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is creating a new, community recorder ensemble. The ensemble will meet on Saturdays, 3:00–4:00 p.m., February 8–June 6, at the Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. The instructor...