Canto: Nurtured by Bach
This has been my joy and inspiration for the past year— to discover, little by little, a cross section of Bach’s early compositional moments in Leipzig.
Singing The Praises Of Medieval Women
Seattle’s Medieval Women’s Choir, which gives the final concert of its 27th season on June 2 under artistic director Eric Mentzel, was the brainchild of the late Margriet Tindemans, the renowned scholar of medieval music and performer on early stringed instruments.
Canto: Memory Games
Much to my surprise, no one had been taught how to memorize, either by their music teachers or by anyone else, and the one person who did admit to having a memory technique said she had devised it herself.
Canto: Aix Marks the Operatic Spot
After seeing five operas in four days at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence in July, I realized that with so much going for it
Seeing Ourselves in Early Music
Growing up, I was often the only black student in music classes or sections in the orchestra, but I was always focused on the music, and my teachers were always focused on giving me the very best training, making sure I reached my full potential.
Early Music America Announces Medieval + Renaissance Competition
EMA's fourth Medieval and Renaissance Competition will take place at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland on October 1, 2016. Our competition brings together some of the brightest up-and-coming performers
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