News » Workshops/Festivals 2010

(US) Seattle Academy of Opera -- Accademia d'Amore (Aug. 12-22, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2010

Venue: Cornish College of the Arts
Kerry Hall, 710 East Roy St, Seattle WA, 98102, USA

This year's workshop moves from Seattle Pacific University to Cornish College of the Arts as part of an expansion of the College's music department to encompass an early music program. 

(FR) Festival of traditional musics and folk dances - Festival des musiques et danses traditionnelles (Aug. 15-18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2010

“For this 35th edition, the organizers have decided to honour the cultural heritage of Berry and have chose Mic Baudimant as the associate performer, an ardent defender of the arts and traditions of Berry.

President of the Thiaulins de Lignères (association of traditional music and dance of Cher), Vice-President of the Association Française de l’Ane Grand Noir du Berry, Vice-President of l’Union for the Ressources Génétiques du Berry, members of the association “on the steps of the Maitres Sonneurs”, Mic Baudimant is also a storyteller, piper, “brioleux” (someone who sings songs to oxen while ploughing), singer and graduate of the first competition of the festival in 1976.

(US) Berkeley Festival Exhibition & Music Marketplace (June 10-12, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
JUNE 10-12, THURSDAY - SATURDAY
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Free and open to the public

Theme "500 Years of Vespers" informs this year's EMA Early Music conference. Modeled as part scholarly symposium, part workshop, it focuses on the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 and its chant and Renaissance ancestors.

(US) 2010 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition (June 6-13)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010

“Experience the magnificence of Italian music in and around 1610, from the glories of St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice to the haunting spiritual cloisters of Milan, a golden age filled with the glorious sounds of centuries past.

(IT) Corsi di Musica Antica a Magnano (Aug. 12–20, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
A unique experience. Courses designed to allow participants an introduction to all early keyboard instruments as well as intensive study on the instrument of their choice. Basso continuo at the harpsichord and organ. Choir conducting.

(IT) X International Clavichord Symposium - CALL FOR PAPERS (Sept. 6–10, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
The planning committee is now accepting proposals for papers with a preference for topics on:

  • - The early clavichord from first iconographical documents to the earliest extant instruments (organology and repertoire)
  • - The pedal clavichord, from its origins to the XVIIIth century
  • - The clavichord in the XIXth century

(US) Early Music Week at Pinewoods (Aug. 14 - 21, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2010
“Early Music Week at Pinewoods explores music from that vibrant musical center, the heartbeat of Italian polychoral music, home of famous music publishers, and inspiration to courts and chapels located far beyond the Veneto region.

(US) Society for Seventeenth-Century Music 2011 Conference in Minneapolis -- Call for Proposals (April 7-10, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2010


“The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music will hold its Nineteenth Annual Conference from Thursday through Sunday, 7-10 April 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by the School of Music at the University of Minnesota. Proposals on all aspects of seventeenth-century music and its cultural contexts are welcome. 

(US) Society of Early Music, the Northern Maryland Chapter of the American Recorder Society Spring Workshop: "Dance Music of England, Germany, France, Spain, & Italy" (April 24, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2010

Players of recorders, viols, sackbuts, shawms, crumhorns, lutes, harps, guitars etc. are more than welcome.

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 9:00 - 4:00
Maryland Presbyterian Church, Towson, MD

Featuring clinician Larry Lipkis

Larry Lipkis is a Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence at Moravian College. He directs the early music ensembles at the college (the Collegium Musicum, the Monteverdi Ensemble, and the Baroque Ensemble) and also teaches music theory, contemporary music, and composition. 

(US) Over The Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival 2010 (Sept. 14-19, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2010
The Over the Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival brings together hurdy-gurdy players, builders, and teachers for intensive instruction, jamming, fellowship, and good food. Classes cover melodic techniques, rhythm, repertoire, and instrument setup and maintenance, with instruction tailored for beginning through advanced players.

(CA) Vancouver Early Music Programme & Festival: Baroque Instrumental Programme (Aug. 1-13, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 11, 2010


"The Legacy of the Baroque":
An intensive course primarily focusing on the High Baroque, the Rococo and the early Classical Era

This programme will offer a unique opportunity to explore Baroque and early Classical Music and Dance with some of the world’s leading performers and scholars of this repertoire.

Although this is a programme for period-instrument players, advanced-level musicians with limited experience on period instruments may also apply, and appropriate instruments (flutes, oboes, violins, cellos, violas da gamba & keyboard instruments) will be available.


(CA) Vancouver Early Music Programme & Festival: Baroque Vocal Programme (July 25-Aug. 6, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 10, 2010

“The Compleat Singer: Bringing Movement, Passion and Projection to the interpretation of baroque vocal music” 

Participation in ‘The Compleat Singer’ offers a unique opportunity to explore & experiment in all aspects of the Baroque singer’s development. The setting is intimate, the attention is intensely individual and the results are completely inspirational. This is a laboratory, not an audition!

The course includes Masterclasses, Coachings, Private Lessons, Movement Classes and Discussions.


(CA) Vancouver Early Music Programme & Festival: Festival (July 25-Aug. 14, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 10, 2010


This year’s Festival has a special emphasis on Music by Monteverdi, to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of his Vespers of 1610: The Vespers, Staged Theatrical Works, Concerted Madrigals, Instrumental Music, and more! Also this summer: the French Baroque, the Rococo and the early Classical era, with works by Bach & sons, Mozart & Beethoven.

(FR) Festes de Thalie et d'Orpheon Festval and Worskhops (April 10-24, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 06, 2009

The newsletter from “Festes de Thalie et d’Orpheon” informs of their upcoming Festival and Workshop series for April 2010.


(ES) The International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music "Diego Fernández" (FIMTE) (Oct. 8-10 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 02, 2009
“Commemorating the 500th anniversary of Antonio de Cabezón's birth, the 10th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music “Diego Fernández” will be held in the Parador of Mojácar, Almería, Andalusia, from 8 th through 10 th October 2010, as part of FIMTE 2010: the 11th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music. The festival shall feature both mainstream and fringe concerts as well as various courses and exhibitions.
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