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Madison Early Music Festival

The Madison Early Music Festival brings world-renowned ensembles and artist/teachers together for a week of workshop classes and a multi-concert series.  There are opportunities for everyone, from those who simply enjoy listening to concerts and lectures, to early music scholars.  Performance opportunities are available for amateurs through professionals.  All listeners, singers, players, and dancers are welcome. 
MEMF 2014 is titled "Italia Mia: 1300-1600", and runs July 12-19, 2014.
Location:  University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 608-263-6670; e-mail Chelcy Bowles, Program Director, cbowles @; visit this site.
More also here.

Whitewater Early Music Festival

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The Early Music Festival at Whitewater is a weekend workshop held the first full weekend in June.  Activities include:  classes for all levels of recorder from beginning to advanced, reeds and wind band instruments, flute (traverso), viola da gamba, voice; vendor exhibits; informal late-night playing sessions; festival-ending concert; and much more.
The 2014 Whitewater Festival will be held June 6-8, 2014.
Read the Whitewater EMF 2014 Brochure here (PDF, 1012 KB), the 2014 Registration here (PDF, 238 KB), and the Campus Map here (PDF, 2284 KB)
Read a rave review of Whitewater EMF 2002 here.
Photos of Whitewater EMF here, here, here, here, here.
Limited scholarship funding is available.  For scholarship information, contact:  Pam Wiese, 708-386-1297; or e-mail gcaosapam @
Location:  the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 708-442-6053; e-mail nchabala @ (housing/registration), gcaosapam @ (mailing/scholarships/facilities), laura @ (faculty); visit this site.