REGISTRATION IS OPEN – A Unique Experience

For over thirty years SFEMS has offered one of the most comprehensive summer early music programs in the United States, led by a faculty of international artists in residence. Instrumental and vocal master classes, lectures, coached ensembles, and recitals provide an opportunity for musicians at a variety of levels to improve their ensemble skills, performance techniques, and teaching abilities.

Medieval & RenaissanceMusic from the Edges of Europe
June 19–25

Faculty

Rebekah Ahrendt-viola da gamba; Poland and Denmark
Annette Bauer
-recorder; Southern France and Iberia
Karen Clark
-voice, movement for musicians; Southern France and Iberia
Bruce Dickey
-cornetto; Venice
Greg Ingles
-sackbut; Naples and the Hanseatic League
Daniel Johnson
-voice; Scotland and Sephardic areas
Tim Rayborn
-medieval strings, percussion; Celtic lands and Iberia
Mehmet Sanlikol
-ud, ney; Ottoman Turkey
Mary Springfels
-viola da gamba, medieval strings, lecturer; Naples
Nina Stern
-recorder; Armenia and Southern Slavic lands
Dan Stillman
-early reeds; Eastern Europe
Tom Zajac
-director, early winds; Poland and Arab-Andalusia

BaroqueThe Italian Connection
June 26–July 2

Faculty

Marion Verbruggen and Frances Blaker, recorder
Peter Sykes
, harpsichord
Kathleen Kraft, Baroque flute
Sand Dalton, Baroque oboe
Anna Marsh, Baroque bassoon
Kati Kyme, Baroque violin (and orchestra)
Mary Springfels, viola da gamba
William Skeen, Baroque cello
Rita Lilly, voice
David Newman, voice

Recorder
Week I: July 10–16 – Harmony of the Spheres
Week II: July 17–23 – Gods and Monsters

Faculty

We welcome an international faculty of magnificent performers and charismatic teachers to both Recorder Workshops. Directors Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij have planned two weeks of intense playing, listening, and learning in a supportive and social environment.

Harmony of the Spheres

Week I, July 10-16, features Annette Bauer, Frances Feldon, and Hanneke van Proosdij from the Bay Area, Inga Funck and Rotem Gilbert from Los Angeles, and Tricia van Oers from New York State. In addition to our regular faculty, Katherine Heater will join us on harpsichord along with Shirley Hunt on viola da gamba. Stacey Palinka will lead our Feldenkrais movement classes, and Rebekah Ahrendt will provide an evening lecture. David Morris will lead a mini-workshop, and Recorder Orchestra will be under the electrifying direction of Rotem Gilbert.

Gods and Monsters

Week II, July 17-23, features Frances Feldon, Shira Kammen, and Hanneke van Proosdij from the Bay Area, Inga Funck and Rotem Gilbert from Los Angeles, and Tricia van Oers from New York State. Katherine Heater, Shirley Hunt, and Stacey Palinka will again join the regular faculty; Rotem Gilbert will give an evening lecture. Greg Ingles will lead a mini-workshop, and Recorder Orchestra will be under the coruscating direction of Hanneke van Proosdij.