For a complete listing of festivals and workshops, check the Early Music America website at http://earlymusic.org/events.
22-24 November, 2013: Texas Toot
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, Palestine, Texas We hope you will join us for the 2013 Fall Texas Toot early music workshop, with our usual excellent lineup of all-star faculty! Recorders: Francis Blaker, Tom Zajac, Frank Shirley, Jan Jackson. Harp: Therese Honey. Lute: Bruce Brogdon. Viols: Ros Morley, Jane Leggiero, Carol Deihl. Reeds, Ensemble: Tom Zajac, Al Cofrin, Susan Richter. Voice: Daniel Johnson. Our classes include an array of introductory and technique classes, small, one-on-a-part ensembles and larger mixed vocal and instrumental groups. More info: www.toot.org/FallToot.
7-9 March, 2014: Young Players' Weekend
The 2014 Young Players Weekend will take place March 7-9 at Prindle Pond Retreat Center in Charlton, MA. This low-cost retreat is tailored for college-aged and young professional viol enthusiasts, of all ability levels. Full details here.
30 March, 2014: Parthenia Concert: Purcell - The Complete Fantasias for Viol Consort
The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan. Special guests will be Joanna Blendulf, David Morris and Brent Wissick, viols. Tickets are $40/25/10, under 18 free. For more information, call 212.866.0468 or visit parthenia.org.
17 May, 2014: Parthenia Concert: Musical Games - Three centuries of music for strings
The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan. Special guests will be Shira Kammen and Robert Mealy, violins and vielles. Tickets are $40/25/10, under 18 free. For more information, call 212.866.0468 or visit parthenia.org.
5 - 7 June, 2014: Berkeley Exhibition
Early Music America, once again, presents the Berkeley Festival Exhibition June 5, 6, and 7, 2014. The Exhibition will take place in the Large and Small Assembly Halls at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley. The Exhibition is where the general public can meet publishers, instrument builders, service organizations and other early music practitioners. Free and open to the public. Website: www.amherstearlymusic.org.
6 - 20 July, 2014: Amherst Early Music Festival
AEM sponsors the annual Amherst Early Music Festival at Connecticut College. The program includes two weeks of classes for amateurs and pre-professionals, a music and instrument exhibition, a professional concert series, and concurrent special courses for advanced students. In 2014 the Festival features the Music of France and the Low Countries, Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Indes Galantes, Baroque Academy, Recorder Special Programs, Ensemble Singing Intensive, and a reprise of New London Assembly, a week of English country dancing with a historical focus. Website: www.amherstearlymusic.org.
27 July - 3 August, 2014: VdGSA Conclave
The 2014 VdGSA Conclave will take place at Miami University at Oxford, in Oxford, Ohio. More information here.