Tuesday, February 8

Farley Pierce, viola da gamba and Vienne bass, Yuko Tanaka, fortepiano
12:30 PM
Noontime Concerts
Old St. Mary’s Cathedral
666 California St.
San Francisco, CA  94108

Wednesday, February 9

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
8–10 PM
Music Room number 060
J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto
650-591-3648 or www.sfems.org/mpro

Friday, February 11

South Bay Recorder Society
Monthly meeting, guest conductor Annette Bauer. New members and guests welcomed.
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave. (at Leigh), San Jose.
408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com

Saturday, February 12

Early Music at Las Positas College
“The Morning Star.” Farallon Recorder Quartet (Annette Bauer, Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, and Louise Carslake) performs works from medieval England, Renaissance Germany & the Low Countries, the court of Versailles, and the Thomaskirche of Leipzig.
8:00 PM (7:30 pre-concert talk)
Barbara Mertes Center for the Arts, Bldg. 4000
Las Positas College,
3033 Collier Canyon Rd. Livermore.

East Bay Chapter, ARS
Schutz Psalmen Davids.” Greg Ingles leads a multi-choir workshop for recorders, early winds, viols, and singers.
9:30 AM–4 PM
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd., Oakland.

SFEMS Gala Benefit Reception
SFEMS Board of Directors and John Shepard, Head Librarian of the Hargrove Music Library at UC Berkeley, host a reception offering wine and hors d’oeuvres, musical entertainment by noted SFEMS members and Affiliates, and a private viewing of the stellar special exhibit of rare musical books and manuscripts from the Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library.
44th California International Antiquarian Book Fair, San Francisco
Concourse Exhibition Center
635 8th St. (at Brannan St.), San Francisco
$50 Ticket price includes admission to the entire Bookfair, which runs from Friday, February 11–Sunday, February 13.
415-551-5190 or www.sfbookfair.com

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival
“Endangered Crystal: The Glass Harmonica.” William Wilde Zeitler, a foremost exponent of the instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin, will perform 18th-c. chamber works with organ, flute, oboe, viola, and cello. Also (outside), special guest Darryl Coe recreates a piece of European street life with his Drehorgel (monkey organ).
7:30 PM
UC Santa Cruz Recital Hall
UCSC Campus, Santa Cruz.
($3 parking charge) 831-457-9693 or www.scbaroque.org

Sunday, February 13

Junior Recorder Society East Bay Chapter meeting
4–6 PM
Hillside Swedenborgian Community Church
1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito