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  • In Memoriam - Michael Jaffee & Bob Kuehn
    We lost two early music friends and colleagues in June 2019: Bob Kuehn died on June 6th and Michael Jaffee on June 15th. We send our condolences to the family and friends of both Bob and Michael.   Michael Jaffee (1938-2019) was a founder and ...
    Parthenia Featured in Chamber Music America Magazine
      Parthenia was featured in the Spring 2019 volume of the Chamber Music America Magazine. Read the article here! ...
    Music Libraries for Sale
      We have two libraries from Lucy Cross and Celine Karraker and are making them available to the general public as a benefit for GEMS. As we've been going through some of the materials, we have come across a number of interesting memorabilia, ...

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 Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.