EMA’s early music newsletter “E-Notes” became a weekly publication in January 2018. Please click the dates below to view past issues.

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October 2019

October 8: Vivaldi for Contralto, Sir Henry Wood Champion of Bach, 2019 Festival & Showcase videos, and more.
October 1: Period ensembles alive and well, Sonnambula debuts with Duarte, and more.

September 2019

September 24: the Sebastians Illuminate Vivaldi & Friends, Be the voice of the next generation of early music, and more.
September 17: Teamwork pays off in Pittsburgh, Member listing deadline for January EMAg, and more.
September 10: September EMAg featured article, Kozená electrifies in dramatic fare, Applications now available for 2020 Festival & Showcase, and more.
September 3: The Collective Joy of Musicmaking, EMA webinar: Making the most of your Facebook Page, EMA’s 2019 Annual Report, and more.

August 2019

August 27: Bachs on harpsichord and piano, new Early Music Sources video, and more.
August 20: EMA returns to the Berkeley Festival & Exhibition in 2020, Boccherini works elegantly performed, EMA announces a new monthly, webinar series, and more.
August 13: EMA welcomes Andrew Schultz as part-time administrator, Harpsichord finds a home in the 20th century, and more.
August 6: Entrancing guide to singing early music, Updating EMA’s Early Music in Higher Ed list, and more.

July 2019

July 30: Remembering Anner Bylsma, Thank you to our donors, Musical puzzles luminously solved, and more.
July 23: Handel documents aplenty, September EMAg advertising deadline, and more.
July 16: Changes are coming to earlymusicamerica.org, Classical obscurities eloquently shaped, and more.
July 9: EMA names Scott Jarrett as next Board President, Over the Moon for Period Instruments, CD Review: Celebrating Handel’s Tenor, and more.
July 2: No E-Notes

June 2019

June 25: Treasures from the 2019 Boston Early Music Festival, Remembering Michael Jaffee, and more.
June 18: Michael Jaffee (1938-2019), Schmelzer Radiantly Performed, and more.
June 11: Baroque Cellists Reach the Heights, 2019 Thornton Scholarship Presented in Boston, and more.
June 4: EMA to Present Goldberg Award in Boston, New Web Resources (Builders and Presenters Lists), Schubert Cycle Poignantly Shaped, and more.

May 2019

May 28: Pastime with Good Company, Exploring Music from Old World to New, and more.
May 22: 2019 Festival & Showcase, Buxtehude Cantatas Revived, and more.
May 14: Boulder Bach Festival Goes Beyond Bach, 2019 Engagement Award and Scholarship Recipients, and more.
May 7: Tindemans and Thornton Scholarship Recipients, Oberlin Baroque, Bach’s Luther Cantatas Inspired, and more.

April 2019

April 30: Joyce Chen, Rebel Thrives at Home and On Road, and more.
April 23: McGill Baroque Orchestra, Fischer’s Gifts Celebrated, , and more.
April 16: Aperi Animam, Devienne Sonatas Delight, and more.
April 9: The Brandenburg Project, Wayward and United, and more.
April 2: Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, Scholarship & Award Application Deadlines Approaching, Early Music Month That’s a Wrap!, and more.

March 2019 (Early Music Month)

March 26: Rezonance Baroque Ensemble, Indianapolis Est Magnifique, Forgotten Clefs Engagement Award Reflection, and more.
March 19: 2019 Annual Award Recipients, The Advent of Early Music Quebec, and more.
March 12: USC Collegium Workshop, Probing Medieval Motets, and more.
March 5: Musicians of the Old Post Road at 30, Thank you ACDA!, Vincent Lauzer, and more.

February 2019

February 26: Period Instruments Meet Modern Dance, Find Us at the ACDA National Conference, and more.
February 19: Vancouver’s Historical Piano Boom, How will you celebrate Early Music Month?, and more.
February 12: Listening to Bach, Vivaldian Virtuosity, and more.
February 5:  Announced 2019 Festival & Showcase Artists, Opera Lafayette Performs Handel Rarity, Keyboard Master at Work, and more.

January 2019

January 29: 2019 Scholarship and Award Applications, Savannah Baroque Engagement Award Reflection, Brahms Goes Historical, and more.
January 22: Celebrating the Baroque in Colorado, EMA Awards Early Music Month Mini-Grants, Delicious Bridging of Periods, and more.
January 15: Saluting Guillaume Du Fay and more.
January 8: Academy of Sacred Drama Exalts Moses and more.
January 1: Happy New Year!, A look inside the January 2019 EMAg, Expanding Your Reach Through Early Music Month, Rare 15th-Century Songs Given New Life, and more.


December 2018

December 25: No E-Notes sent
December 18: Create Joy through Early Music, Handel (Maybe) Sonatas, Probing Old French Music, and more.
December 11: Engaging Communities During Early Music Month, the Folger Consort Sumptuous Feast, and more.
December 4: ACRONYM in Splendid Battle, Cello Gems by Another Bach, and more.

November 2018

November 27: Giving Tuesday, Handel’s “Messiah” Still Reigns in Dublin, and more
November 20: Bach in Berlin Salons, Happy Thanksgiving from EMA, and more
November 13: Reaping Rewards of Period Performance, Final Reminder: Festival & Showcase Deadline, EMA Staff Update, and more.
November 6: Baroque Recorder Ride, Festival & Showcase deadline approaching, Summer Workshop Scholarship reflection: Butter Quartet, and more.

October 2018

October 30: Dutch ensemble embraces Renaissance, summer workshop scholarship reflection, recent international competition results, and more.
October 23: Gems from Italian Renaissance, EMA’s 2018 Emerging Artists Showcase performance videos, used Instrument resources, and more.
October 16: Sarasa Ensemble continues to reach out, a summer workshop scholarship reflection, and more.
October 9: The Rose Ensemble Presented with Goldberg Award, 2019 Annual Award Nominations Welcome, Tindemans Early Strings Scholarship Applications Available, Giving to the EMA Annual Fund, and more.
October 2: Chatting with Barthold Kuijken, Welcome New EPLC Members, the Updated Early Music in Higher Education List, and more.

September 2018

September 25: Bach Reunited Stellar Artists, Harris Continues Purcell Journey, and more.
September 18: Boston Camerata in Paris, Recurring Donations, January EMAg Advertising deadlines, & more.
September 11: National Arts Education Week, Festival & Showcase Applications available, and more.
September 4: Dana Marsh helms the Washington Bach Consort, Updating the Early Music in Higher Education list, Fulbright Scholar Erin Lupardus, and more.

August 2018

August 28: Tindemans Early Strings Scholarship, Biber Mystery Sonatas, TENET Vocal Artists, and more!
August 21: EMA returns to Bloomington in 2019, autonewal now available for all membership, Eybler Quartet plays Beethoven, and more.
August 14: Robert Crowe’s recording of Handel arias, Leipzig After Bach, and Austin Baroque Orhestra & Chorus
August 7: Instrument sale to benefit Thomas Binkley Fund, Final EPLC application deadline, Singing soaring songs of America, and more.

July 2018

July 31: New reviews of CDs by Byron Schenkman and the English Concert, Thank You to our 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Donors, application deadline for EPLC Committee, and more!
July 24: (archived version currently unavailable) EMA to present at national music conferences in 2019, the Pokorny brothers go for baroque and more, and watch the 2018 Young Performers Festival in HD!
July 17: Exploring 16th-Century Consort Works; Cousser: An Obscure Musician No Longer; and Updating Your Member Profile
July 10: Be the voice of the next generation of early music, show your EMA pride, and more!
July 3: No E-Notes Weekly sent

June 2018

June 26: Sorting Out Keyboard Quandaries, Help EMA Reach Its Giving Goal, and more.
June 19: Notes from the Berkeley Festival, Humanity Triumphs on Agave Baroque Disc, Donate Your Vehicle for EMA, Celebrating 10,000 Facebook Likes, and more.
June 12: Bach Fests Bloom in the Carolinas, 2018 Summer Workshop Scholarship Recipients, and more.
June 5: Singing the Praises of Medieval Women, Local Roots, Global Reach, New EMA Board Members, 2018 Outreach Grants, and more.

May 2018

May 29: Thank You for Joining Us in Bloomington, Annual Awards Ceremony, and more.
May 22: Rachell Ellen Wong, Madrid Ensemble Embraces Baroque Love Music, Join EMA in Bloomington, and more.
May 15: Oberlin Baroque, A Well-Tempered Clavier Full of Character, and more.
May 8: Voyage Sonique, Chatham Baroque Ascends with Artistic Coupling, Beyond Bach, and more.
May 1: Tarara, Inside May 2019 EMAg, Stile Antico Brings Radiance to Victoria Responsories, and more.

April 2018

April 24: Adriana Ruiz, Clavichord Champion: Joan Benson, and more.
April 17: USC Collegium Workshop, How to Support Early Music Today, Orpheus Brought to Blazing Life, and more.
April 10: Rumore Terribile, Upward Journey for Countertenor Mobley, and more.
April 3: Early Music Month Curtail Call, The B’More Bach Ensemble, Scholarship and Grant Deadlines, and more.

March 2018

March 27: Mélisande McNabney, Carolina Music Museum, and more.
March 20: Case Western Reserve University Baroque Ensemble, 6th Annual European Day of Early Music, Early Music, Late Night, and more.
March 13: Costanoan Trio, Matthew White: Early Music Vancouver’s Champion, EMA Scholarship and Grant applications, and more.
March 6: EMA Annual Awards recipients, Purcell’s Popularity on Display, New Members, and more!

February 2018

February 27: Make Way for Early Music Month, Translation and the Idea(s) of Early Music, and more.
February 20: Early Music in New York City, Music’s Power In The Face of Suffering, and more.
February 13: Trio Settecento Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Outreach in Action, and more.
February 6: Hamburg Delights from Pallade Musica, Prepare for Early Music Month, and more. 

January 2018

January 30: Catacoustic Consort Welcomes Theorbo, May 2018 EMAg Advertising Deadline, and more.
January 23: Announcing the First Emerging Artists Showcase
and 2018 Young Performers Festival Participants, 2018 Festival & Workshop List, and more.
January 16: Early Music Month is Almost Here, Happy 350th, François, Summer Workshop Scholarship Reflection, and more.
January 9: Margriet Tindemans Early Strings Scholarship, Music All Over the Place (In Seattle, That Is, and more.)
January 2: New Year, New E-Notes!, Baroque Dance for Musicians, and more.

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