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2017–2018 Season

Events List:

July 19–August 30, 2018
EMSNS Madrigal group
Short, a capella, secular works for small choir. All skill levels welcome! Thursday mornings.

September 4, 2018
Citadel 415: A Baroque Bohemian Rhapsody
Baroque flutist Henri Gauci and harpsichordist Lynette Wahlstrom. This concert is part of the Inner Space Concerts Series.

September 23–May 31, 2019
Baroque Chamber Ensemble Class
Learn historically informed approaches to rhythm, ornamentation, and articulation that really bring this music to life.

September 29, 2018
EMSNS Season Opening Event "TBA"
Save the date! Our opening event of the season is yet to be finalized, but it is always a very enjoyable time as we kick off the new season

June 30, 2019
Latest changes as of: August 17, 2018
Watch this list to find out what's new or changed in events.

 

July 19–August 30, 2018 — EMSNS Madrigal group

The summer session of the EMSNS Madrigal Group is resuming. Directors Andrew Pickett and Eszter Horvath have promised some old favourites and some fun new pieces.
Note: there will be no session on August 2 and 23.

Thursday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
First Baptist Church
1300 Oxford St, Halifax
$50 for EMSNS members, $60 for non-members.

 

September 4, 2018 — Citadel 415: A Baroque Bohemian Rhapsody

Set in the 18th-century Kingdom of Bohemia (modern Czech Republic,) Citadel 415 baroque flutist Henri Gauci and harpsichordist Lynette Wahlstrom explore an evening of music by Franz Benda, Franz Xaver Richter, Johann Baptist Neruda and Carl Philip Stamitz.

The Inner Space Concerts Series is a series of house concerts in Halifax.

For more information, i.e. location and tickets, see the Inner Space Concerts web site:
https://innerspaceconcerts.ca...

Tuesday, September 4, 7:30 p.m.

 

September 23–May 31, 2019 — Baroque Chamber Ensemble Class

Take a journey back in time to discover the distinct musical vocabulary of the Baroque Period (1600-1750) in Europe which featured such beloved composers as Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann, and Händel. Learn historically informed approaches to rhythm, ornamentation, and articulation that really bring this music to life. We have in-house harpsichord access and are open to intermediate+ keyboardists, singers, string players, and wind players. Thanks to our collaboration with the Early Music Society of Nova Scotia, there are opportunities to borrow Baroque wind instruments and Baroque-style bows for bowed instruments.

There will be 14 coached sessions spread through the 2018-2019 season, led by specialists selected to cater to the particular mix of instruments/voices in the group. Repertoire will also be specially selected to suit the group’s particular needs. Sheet music will be provided ahead of time for individual practice. Members are expected to also rehearse independently as a group/team and come committed and prepared to take advantage of this unique and wonderful opportunity, offered nowhere else in Halifax.

First class: week of September 23, 2018.
Participants: Ages 13 - Adult.
Faculty: Jennifer Publicover - Baroque flute; and guest artists.

Interested players should contact Jennifer through the Conservatory for more information. http://maritimeconservatory.c...

Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts
6199 Chebucto Road, Halifax
$240 for 14 coached sessions + registration

 

September 29, 2018 — EMSNS Season Opening Event "TBA"

Save the date! Our opening event of the season is yet to be finalized.

It is always a very enjoyable time as we kick off the new season.

Venue to be announced
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Free for EMSNS members. Non-members are welcome by donation.

 

June 30, 2019 — Latest changes as of: August 17, 2018

Latest changes are at the bottom of the list.

2018-06-11. Added the opening event on 9/29.
2018-06-29. Updated directors names under "Contact Us".
2018-07-16. Added Madrigal summer event.
2018-08-17. Added Citadel 419 and Baroque Ensemble Class. Moved "Latest Changes..." to the bottom of the event list.


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