"SFEMS was founded in 1975, growing from an informal gathering of early music enthusiasts into the largest early music presenter and service organization in America. SFEMS is a community-based, membership organization and the largest and most successful society of its kind in the USA. Since its founding, SFEMS has been the focal institution in Northern California for the advancement of historically-informed performance of early music. It is unique in providing a full spectrum of programs to the general public, to amateur and professional musicians, and to children.
The Society emphasizes three areas of activity: concert presentations of primarily medieval, Renaissance, and baroque music; education programs that support professionals, encourage the development of amateurs, and increase public involvement and participation; and services to the community, including communication, outreach, and support for emerging artists." ...
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