(NL) Call for Papers: "Music and Patronage in the Low Countries" -- KVNM Autumn Meeting (Nov. 12-13, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 05, 2010

Koninklijke Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis (KVNM)
Royal Dutch Society for Music (KVNM)

Deadline for submission: 15 May 2010

In many languages the term “maecenas”, derived from Gaius Cilnius Maecenas (70 BC - 8 BC), councilor of emperor Augustus, has become synonymous with lavish and enlightened patronage of the arts. Being in service as a musician or a composer, however, did not necessarily imply that the artist had found himself a maecenas. In 1556, for instance, Orlandus Lassus dedicated his first book of motets to Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, most likely because Lassus hoped that this influential statesman might help provide him with a position in the internationally renowned capilla flamenca of Philips II. Unfortunately for Lassus, his colleague Pierre de Manchicourt, who preceded Lassus in dedicating a music publication to Granvelle, was appointed instead.

(US) American Bach Soloists SummerFest (July 8-18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

 For more than 15 years, the American Bach Soloists have presented annual performances of SummerFest in Belvedere, San Francisco, and Davis.

SummerFest returns this year in conjunction with the inaugural season of the American Bach Soloists ACADEMY, an elite training program for advanced conservatory-level students and emerging professionals in the field of Historically Informed Performance Practice.

(US) Longy School of Music -- International Baroque Institute at Longy (July 23-Aug. 1, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

Music of J.S. Bach and Sons

The International Baroque Institute at Longy offers a comprehensive program for professional and pre-professional singers and players of Baroque violin, cello, recorder, traverso, oboe, viola da gamba, harp, lute and harpsichord, taught by an unparalleled international faculty. Other instrumentalists or continuo players are welcome to participate in chamber ensembles or the institute orchestra.

(US) Early Dance at Longy Summer Workshop 2010 (July 25–31, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

An intensive workshop in early dance, with emphasis on baroque dance but also including a daily late-renaissance dance class. Intended for experienced dancers with a serious interest in early dance, the workshop will include classes in technique, repertoire, and dance notation, with opportunities for independent projects and performance. 

(DE) 42nd International Heinrich Schütz Festival, Kassel (Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

“Heinrich Schütz and Europe”

The International Heinrich Schütz Society cordially invites you to the 42nd International Heinrich Schütz Festival.  From 28 October – 3 November 2010 in Kassel, under the banner “Heinrich Schütz and Europe”, plans are in place for numerous concerts, two main lectures, exhibitions, a choral project for active choristers and an international scholarly symposium in conjunction with the “Ständige Konferenz Mitteldeutsche Barockmusik e.V.” [Standing Conference of Central-German Baroque Music] focusing on “Heinrich Schütz and Europe” and “Heinrich Schütz in Kassel”.  The Festival is integrated with the Kasseler Musiktage 2010 (which, until 14 November 2010, offers more events of interest under the banner “Kreuzungen – Elend und Glanz” [Intersections – Misery and Splendour]).

(US) Amherst Early Music "Memorial Day Weekend Workshop" (May 28-31, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010


* Recorder and viol consorts at all levels except beginner
* Recorder master class
* Renaissance reeds
* Mixed ensembles
* Early notation
* Historical dance
* English country dancing
* All-group playing & singing
* Rogers Breukink recorder consort

The Von Huene Workshop will be in residence full time with instruments, music, and books for sale. Open to the public! 

(US) Amherst Early Music Festival (July 11-18; 18-25, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2010

Connecticut College, New London, CT

Join us for one or two weeks of music-making with our acclaimed international faculty as we explore the musical legacy of France. Hold the dates, and plan to join us!

Festival Theme - France: Source of European Music

(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. 

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