Early Music Concerts 2000-2009

Early Music Concerts 2000-2009: (US) Latest concert listing from Early Music Guild of Oregon (EMGO.ORG)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 04, 2009

Here is an updated list including some just booked upcoming Renaissance and Baroque concerts and workshops starting next week continuing into spring.  Hope to see you there!  Phil Neuman (EMGO)

Sunday, March 8, 2009, 3pm:  Gayle and Phil Neuman and Hideki Yamaya present "La Cantatrice" : Music of the Early 17th Century from Italy and England.  Music by members of the famous musical Caccini family - Guilio, Settimia, and Francesca, who was called "La Cantatrice", Girolamo Frescobaldi, John Dowland, Thomas Campion, and others for voice, lute, archlute, cittern, bandora, recorders, and curtal.  Eliot Chapel at Reed College in Portland.  Admission $10 and 8. 

Sunday, March 22, 2009, 1-4 p.m.:  Gayle and Phil Neuman and Hideki Yamaya perform 18th century French music o­n recorders, lute, violin, viola, baroque rackett, chalumeau, and serpent for Museum Family Day for the Portland Art Museum. The theme is the exhibition of French Paintings in the time of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour.  For further information see:  Portland Art Museum

Friday-Monday, March 27-30, 2009: Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat at the Menucha Retreat Center, Corbett, Oregon.  Presented by Portland Recorder Society of Portland, Oregon.  Faculty: Vicki Boeckman, Gayle Neuman, Philip Neuman, Glen Shannon.  A long weekend of music-making, camaraderie and outstanding food in the midst of an old growth forest overlooking the spectacular Columbia River. Ensemble classes for beginning to advanced recorder players will range from renaissance consort music and baroque to contemporary works, including music for double reeds, percussion and voice. Viola da gambas are also welcome. Evening events will include a faculty concert, madrigal singing and English Country Dance.  For more information, or to register, visit our website at For more information contact Jeanne Lynch at

Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 p.m. : The Choral Arts Ensemble will present "Something Brassy!" with Gayle and Phil Neuman of The Trail Band, members of the Oregon Renaissance Band, and organist Tim Drewes.  Music for multiple choirs and soli featuring the justly famous motet In Ecclesiis by Venetian composer Giovanni Gabrieli. We will also perform mulit-choir music of Schütz, Pinkham, and Rheinberger.  Music to celebrate Oregon's 150th will be included.  First Unitarian Church , SW 12th & Salmon.  For more information and tickets e-mail  

Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, 2009: Handmade Musical Instrument Show at Marylhurst University near Lake Oswego, Oregon.  Over 30 builders of string and woodwind instruments will attend to show their instruments.  For more information contact Cyndy Burton at

Friday, May 8, 2009, 7:00pm:  Oregon Renaissance Band - Music of the Early Scandinavian Courts.  Family Fridays series at the Community Music Center.
13 musicians perform the music of Dowland, Brade, Pederson, Albrici, and others for voices, violin, recorders, sackbuts, lute, harp, double reeds, and other instruments.  Oregon Renaissance Band directed by Philip and Gayle Neuman. Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis St. Portland, OR.  Admission: $5 per person, $15 per family.

Sunday, May 17, 2009, 2:30pm (new time): Oregon Renaissance Band - Music of the Early Scandinavian Courts.  Camerata Musica series at the Salem Public Library.  [For details see May 8.]  Loucks Lecture Hall, Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, OR.  Free admission.