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GEMS Live! is a unique not-for-profit booking agency representing an elite roster of New York's world-class early music ensembles: Asteria, East of the River, House of Time, Parthenia, and Pomerium.  Established in 2008, GEMS Live! is a program of Gotham Early Music Scene, Inc.  The program strives to stimulate excellence in the field of early music by bringing the best of New York's early music scene to concert and festival audiences throughout the United States and Europe.

Shirley Hunt 72 dpiShirley Hunt, Director of Booking and Artist Representation
Shirley Hunt stands at a unique intersection in the performing arts. In addition to being an internationally respected performer of early music, Shirley is also a seasoned administrator who has held positions at La Jolla Music Society, Ariel Artists, the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Celebrity Series of Boston. Shirley holds degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Southern California.  She also runs a consulting company focused on career coaching for performing artists.  Originally from Portland, Oregon, Shirley drinks quite a bit of black coffee and divides her time between Boston and New York.

GEMS Live! is a unique not-for-profit booking agency representing a roster of New York's world-class early music ensembles: Asteria, East of the River, House of Time, Parthenia, and Pomerium.