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Email Newsletter to GEMS Audience List

Our semi-monthly email newsletter, Notes on the Scene, is devoted to early music events in and around New York City and related news. It is emailed on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Thursdays of every month to an "opt-in" list of over 8,000 subscribers.

We have TWO TYPES of listings.

1. A paid listing for paid-ticket concerts (either virtual or in-person), which includes:

  • ensemble/musician name, program name, and an 80-word description about your event
  • a photo
  • a link (or links) to relevant sites for more information
  • a listing in the "Events Calendar” on our website with a link to your website or event page.

To order a paid listing in the Notes on the Scene Newsletter

  1. Fill out the form here 
  2.  Pay for your newsletter listing here
    Our fee is $75–$200 ($125–$335 including detailed event web page) per submission, based on the size of your organization's annual budget. Charge it securely to a credit card.

Note: If you wish to have your event included IN FULL in more than one newsletter, you must purchase multiple submissions.

2. A free listing for free events, live streams, or archived videos, which includes:

  • Up to 25-word description of video or event
  • link(s) to relevant site(s) for more information
  • a listing in the "Events Calendar" on our website, or our Video Links page, whichever applies.

To submit a free listing in the Notes on the Scene Newsletter

  1. Fill out the form here

Submission deadline is one week before the scheduled launch date. 

We also have a Classifieds section for offerings of classes, lessons, etc., and a Community News section for announcements of CD releases, awards, etc. Inclusion in both of these sections is free. Email your entry to media [at] gemsny.org.


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