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(US) Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies (Fellowship Grant Deadline: 1 nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012
INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY, School of Historical Studies, Opportunities for Scholars 2013-2014.  The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations.  Music history is one of the School’s specific interests, but the program is open to all fields of historical research. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their own research.  Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year.  Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, retirement funding or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership.  The Institute provides access to extensive resources including offices, libraries, subsidized restaurant and housing facilities, and some secretarial services.  Residence in Princeton during term time is required.  The only other obligation of Members is to pursue their own research.  The Ph.D. (or equivalent) and substantial publications are required. …
    

(US) Hidden Valley Institute For the Arts - Early Music Road Scholar (28 oct-3 nov, 4 nov-10 nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012

Letitia Berlin, workshop director; Peter Meckel, HVIA director 
Location: Carmel Valley, CA

Enroll for one or both weeks. Adults of all ages welcome.

  • Week I: intense classes for upper intermediate to advanced levels. Harpsichordists welcome.  Faculty: recorder: Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, Louise Carslake, Lisette Kielson; viola da gamba: David Morris
  • Week 2: open to all levels except beginner. Harpsichordists welcome.  Faculty: Recorder, Janet Beazley, Tish Berlin, Frances Blaker; Viola da gamba, Joanna Blendulf; early strings, Shira Kammen

Classes include recorder technique, viol consort, Baroque chamber music, consort classes for Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary repertoire, workshop orchestra. Evening events include faculty concert, student concert, free-lance playing. Free Wednesday afternoon for more playing or sightseeing. Improve your playing in a supportive, friendly atmosphere with world-class teachers.
    


(DE) Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 (21-29 sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012

(From the latest Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 newsletter)

Location: Dormagen, DE

The program of the 21st EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL Knechtsteden has now been posted online. You may also find many slideshows from last year’s performances as well as a few videos.

This year’s festival concerts feature an interesting mix of performers such as …     
    


(HR) VARAŽDIN Baroque Evenings (21 sep - 2 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012
“Based on the rich baroque tradition and music of Varaždin, the festival of Varaždin Baroque Evenings was founded in 1968, holding its first festival event in 1971. Since 1986, the European Council of Culture based in Strasbourg has assumed patronage of the festival. Since the year 1992 the Festival has come under the patronage of the President of Croatia. The Varaždin Baroque Evenings have since that date been organised by the newly founded Concert Office of the Varaždin Town Council. …
    

(US) SFEMS Children's Music Discovery Workshop - A Midsummer Night's Dream (29 jul - 3 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012

(Part of the group of summer workshops hosted by the San Francisco Early Music Society (SFEMS))

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Early music and Renaissance social history for young people from ages 7 to 15. Study the music and dance of England in Shakespeare’s time. Beginners to advanced students are welcome.  …
  


(NL) Huismuziek Summer Workshops and Classes 2012-2013

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012

(From the latest Huismuziek newsletter)

A reminder from Huismuziek of its summer workshops and early music classes offerings for the upcoming summer of 2012 and months of 2013.
    


(IL) The 3rd International Tel Aviv Early Music Seminar (1-9 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 16, 2012

Location: Tel Aviv, Sukkot, IL

The Music of the 17th & 18th Centuries
Music Director: Drora Bruck

“A unique course focusing on music from the 17th and 18th centuries. While familiarizing themselves with the culture and customs of the period and their impact on the development of music and musicians, students will enjoy nine days of studying, playing, singing, attending master classes, workshops and listening to and performing in concerts,in the pleasant atmosphere of the new building of The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv. …


(UK) Opera Today Review by Robert Hugill (4 jun 2012): "Handel and the Rival Queens: Lufthansa Baroque Festival"

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012
“A fascinating evening of arias and readings on the theme of Handel’s “rival queens”, Francesca Cuzzoni and Faustina Bordoni. …
  

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