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  • New York Baroque Incorporated
    New York Baroque Incorporated
  • Aaron Brown
    Aaron Brown
  • Parthenia


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  • Tickets for sale!
    Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following series: ARTEK 2017-2018 SeasonTrinity Wall Street's Messiah, December 15-17, 2017 Tickets for Parthenia's season will go on sale October 1st....
    10th Anniversary Celebrations
    Plans are developing well for a series of events next season in celebration of GEMS' Tenth Anniversary. Included are concerts and receptions in partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Juilliard School, New York Baroque Incorporated, and ...
    Paul Ross retires from Operations Manager position after 10 years
      After 10 years of dedicated service at near pro bono compensation rates(!) Paul Ross is retiring from his position as Operations Manager at GEMS. He has been invaluable to GEMS and the entire early music community, providing affordable and ca...
    GEMS Receives Grant from Howard Gilman Foundation
    We are pleased and honored to report that we have been awarded a grant by the Howard Gilman Foundation in support of the 20th anniversary of Midtown Concerts. This series of 41 weekly concerts, which is free and open to the general public, features b...

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.