About Us

Brochure (pdf)






Catalogue (pdf)


Notice Board

Contact Us

Quick Links



Kiwanis Festival

Saint Cecilia Series

Musique Royale

SNS Baroque Series

Début Atlantic
Boxwood Lunenburg


The Early Music Society of Nova Scotia
welcomes Internet visitors to the EMSNS website!

Non-members are welcome at all Society events by donation.


EMSNS Society events: Click on the event name for more details:

January 1–December 31, 2018
NEWS and most recent changes
As of February 16, 2018.

February 26–March 13, 2018
EMSNS Chamber Orchestra resumes
We are always seeking new members! All instruments at A=440 are welcome. Repertoire to be determined based on instrumentation available.

March 15–March 18, 2018
Femke Bergsma Weekend
Extended weekend of lessons, public coaching, and early music reading for all with Femke Bergsma!
March 16Private lessons with Femke
March 17Improvisation and Ornamentation Workshops
March 17Open Coaching with Femke An afternoon of open coaching -- register your group!
March 17Early Music Reading A real Early Music reading for all!

April 21, 2018
Dance The Night Away
Geoffrey Lee-Dadswell will lead all comers in an evening of 15th-17th century dance, band members also welcome!

May 5, 2018
Handel Oratorio Reading
Eszter Horvath leads us in an exciting reading from the oratorios of a composer Haydn called "The master of us all": Georg Frideric Handel.

June 16, 2018
Annual General Meeting
The annual paperwork, plus lots of music and fun. Note venue to be confirmed.

See past events

Lecture Series

No more lectures for 2016-2017. Please check back for our lecture series for next year.

Updated: Sept 30, 2017    |    Design: D.vanderMolen