Headquartered in Geneva, the foundation "La Ménestrandie" is born of the last wishes of Helen Teysseire-Vuilleumier who wanted an institution bearing the name inherited from her collection of historical musical instruments, its library and its wealth so that her commitment to early music throughout her life is to be pursued through this institution.
Officials of the foundation are now trying to continue the work of Helen Teysseire, acquiring new instruments, restoring others and holding, each spring, concerts of early music in which several instruments from the collection are highlighted.
"La Ménestrandie" is a member of GEFAM (Gesellschaft der Freunde alter Musikinstrumente, Zurich) www.gefam.ch.
Visit website for more information. (ed.)
Category: Academies/Academia/Early Music Study/Institutions
Added on: Jan 16, 2011 | Hits: 683