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FEATURED EVENTS

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Repast Baroque Ensemble
Date Sat, 28 Jan 2023 3:00 pm

Repast 2023 croppedDutch Masters: Music and Painting in the Early Baroque

Repast’s program portrays the...

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Renaissance Choral Singalong/Workshop: Session 9
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 2:30 pm

Conductor Harold Rosenbaum has chosen scores of his favorite choral works from the...

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House of Time
Fri, 3 Feb 2023 7:30 pm

Bach by Candlelight II

The second installment of Candlelight Bach features works from the...

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NEWS

  • Career Opportunities
    JOIN OUR TEAM! Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) seeks a Director of Concert Services to join our team. Job Description The Director of Concert Services oversees front-of-house functions for approximately 4–5 concerts (usually evenings or Sunday...
    Founder Gene Murrow Retires as Executive Director
    It is with great pride and a touch of wistfulness that I announce my retirement as Executive Director of Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS). I write to thank you for your loyal support over these 15 years since our founding. Together, we built an orga...
    Richard Taruskin Remembered
    GEMS mourns the passing of Richard Taruskin, one of the world's foremost musicologists, and a founding member of the New York-based Aulos ensemble. Richard was a scholar of extraordinary conviction who never suffered fools gladly, and his voice will ...
    Allen Whear In Memoriam (1957–2022)
    Baltimore's Pro Musica Rara will hold a memorial concert for Allen Whear on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 3:30 pm. Details & tickets here Allen Whear, (1957–2022) baroque cellist and viola da gamba specialist passed away February 10, 2022. Th...

 


CLASSIFIEDS

  • Zoe Vandermeer
    Voice and harp lessons with Zoe Vandermeer Zoe Vandermeer is a dramatic coloratura soprano and triple harpist and teaches singing, historical and lever ha...
    A Novel for Early Music Lovers
    A Novel for Early Music Lovers Hidden River Press announces the publication of The Secret Music at Tordesillas, a novel in which Early Music plays a starr...

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