Wednesday, June 15

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.)
San Francisco.
Non-members $10 (fee applied to membership).

Friday, June 17

Santa Cruz Chorale, Christian Grube, Artistic Director
“Ode to St. Cecilia.” The Santa Cruz Chorale, Soloists & Chamber Orchestra perform two of Henry Purcell’s compositions dedicated to St. Cecilia: Welcome to all the Pleasures: Ode for St. Cecilia’ Day 1683 and Te Deum and Jubilate: for St. Cecilia’s Day 1694. Also the Hymn to St. Cecilia (Op. 27) by Benjamin Britten.
Our Lady Help of Christians Church
2401 East Lake Ave. (Hwy. 152)

Saturday, June 18

Japan Benefit Concert In Oakland
A diverse performance to benefit Japan earthquake relief, featuring music of Bach, Buxtehude, Isabella Leonarda, Mozart, Chopin, Faure, Janacek, R. Strauss, as well as Indian classical music, poetry, Japanese folksong and more. Performers include Rita Lilly, soprano; Anthony Martin &Marieke Furnee violin; Ondine Young, violin/viola; and William Skeen, cello, as well as members the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony and others from the community.
All proceeds benefit Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California’s Northern Japanese Earthquake Relief Fund (
Chinese Presbyterian Church
265 8th St.
Donations accepted at door

Santa Cruz Chorale repeats program of June 17.
Holy Cross Church
170 High Street
Santa Cruz

Sunday, June 19

Santa Cruz Chorale repeats program of June 17.
Holy Cross Church
170 High Street
Santa Cruz

 French Concert Performed By The Ladies
An afternoon of French baroque music performed by Marion Rubinstein, recorder & harpsichord; Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo, violin; Greer Ellison, flute; and Glenna Houle,viola da gamba, perform works of Telemann, Dornel, Locatelli, Boismortier, and Morsel.
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
City: Palo Alto
Price Range: $10-$25
Tickets: (408) 480-0182

SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Workshop

“Music from the Edges of Europe.” Week-long workshop features ensemble classes for voices, recorders, cornetto, early reeds and winds, viols, medieval and Renaissance strings and percussion. Ensemble coaching, Renaissance choir, faculty and student concerts, lectures and more. Director: Tom Zajac. Faculty: Annette Bauer, recorder; Karen Clark, voice and movement for musicians; Bruce Dickey, cornetto; Greg Ingles, sackbut; Daniel Johnson, voice; Tim Rayborn, medieval strings and percussion; Mehmet Sanlikol, ud; Mary Springfels, viola da gamba and medieval strings;  Tom Zajac, early winds and all-workshop collegium.
June 19–25
Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park
Info: Tom Zajac, 617-323-0617;
Online brochure and registration available at