SFEMS Spring 2021 Virtual Classes

Come enjoy SFEMS’s patented mix of
playing, scholarship, and community!
2021 is almost here! While we are waiting for our vaccines, we can still study, play, and branch out into new areas of early music. These classes will have something for everybody, from lectures and demonstrations to play-along sessions!Highlights include a five-class series on late medieval repertoire with Shira Kammen; one two-part class on historical dance with Jennifer Meller; and a special lecture on historical temperaments and tuning by the man who wrote the book on topic, Ross Duffin!Listen, practice, dance, ask questions, and interact directly with our faculty members—there’s something for everyone!
Saturday, January 16 @ 10AM
Daphna Mor (recordervoice) and Kane Mathis (oudkora): Music of the Mali EmpireFive Saturdays @ 10AM (January 23–February 23)
Shira Kammen: A Whirlwind Tour from Chant through Dufay—Polyphonic & Monophonic music from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the Renaissance
Saturday, January 30 @ 3PM
Vicki Boeckman: Musicke for a King
Sunday, February 7 @ 1PM
Rachelle Romero: 
Musical Evolution through the Hundred Years’ War
Saturday, February 13 @ 1PM
Mary Springfels: Chasing the Good Lai—Machaut’s Lai de la fontaine
Sunday, February 21 @ 1PM
Cheryl Ann Fulton: To Pluck and Not To Plink – That is the Secret!
Saturday, February 27 @ 3PM
Vicki Boeckman: Canons and Imitation across the Nations
Saturday, March 6 AND Sunday, March 7 @ 3PM
Jennifer Meller: Whistle While You Dance: Sung Branles of 16th Century France /
Branles of Mystery

Saturday, March 13 @ 1PM
Ross Duffin: The Tuning and Temperament Conundrum
Sunday, March 14 @ 1PM
David Morris: Boismortier Suite in G minor—And You’re the Soloist!
Saturday, March 20 @ 10 AM
Bianca Hall: 
Madrigals of Hope and Renewal
Saturday March 27 @ 1PM
Adam Gilbert: We’ll Meet Again—Songs of Greeting, Parting, Longing, and Hope

Author: 1womanretreat

Kathryn is a freelance writer, musician, and Latin tutor based in the Sierra foothills. She enjoys performing and teaching early music on recorder and flute.

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