EMA values the outreach projects of individuals and organizations throughout Early Music Month each March. The Early Music Month Mini-Grant initiative was launched in 2019 to support these efforts through supplemental funding awarded to creative projects.
The application period for the 2020 Mini-Grants is closed. Questions about the application process can be submitted through the EMA contact form.
- Alkemie Early Music Ensemble – “Alkemie & Friends” – a series of informal, musically experimental, and multi-sensory concerts in non-traditional venues.
- Baroque Viola Society of Cambridge – a performance to promote cultural diversity, the art of Early Music, and to initiate a partnership with the Center for Arabic Culture
- Early Music City – present an interactive program for young students at Salama Urban Ministry
- JANUS Ensemble – inaugural performance at Enroot Education Organization for Immigrant Students
- La Donna Musicale – to help fund performances, lectures, and outreach efforts of the music of the Early Music woman composer, Maria Teresa Agnesi (1720-1795)
- Los Angeles Baroque – a community orchestra exchange program with Kensington Baroque Orchestra (San Diego)
- Savannah Baroque – to participate in the Rice Creek School’s “Exceptionally Musical” evening.
- Sunderland Elementary School Advanced Recorder Club – “Recorder Club Mini-tour 2020”
- Los Goytx, Simi Valley, CA – to present an educational program of early wind instruments at Simi Valley Middle School .
- The Harper and The Minstrel, Miami, FL – to present early music education program with the Miami Music Project
- Sarah Huebsch Schilling, Richmond, VA – to present “Reeds of the Past” bringing 200 years of woodwind history to Richmond high school band programs.
- Great Basin Baroque, Salt Lake City, UT – to collaborate with the Salt Lake City Public Library to bring historically-informed performance to the community for free.
- Sprezzatura, El Paso, TX – to establish a series of early music events at local public libraries.
- Kansas City Baroque Consortium, Kansas City, MO – to present “Swirls, Twirls, Stomps and Curls. The ins and outs of Baroque style.” a performance and interactive workshop with students participating in the Harmony Project KC.
- Burning River Baroque, Cleveland Heights, OH – to present “The Other Side of the Story: Untold Perspectives on Familiar Tales” in a series of eight concerts during March at a variety of music venues from house concerts to an inner-city warehouse.
- Dr. Ka-Wai Yu, St. George, UT – to help fund a performance, masterclass, and outreach projects at Dixie State University