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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 2015 is titled "Slavic Discoveries: Early Music from Eastern Europe", and runs July 11-18, 2015.
Location:  University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 608-263-2790; e-mail Sarah Marty, smarty @ dcs.wisc.edu; 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, viola da gamba, voice; vendor exhibits; informal late-night playing sessions; festival-ending concert; and much more.
The 2016 Whitewater Festival will be held June 3-5, 2016.
For brochures, visit this site.
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, 708-860-0451; or e-mail gcaosapam @ gmail.com.
Location:  the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 708-442-6053; e-mail nchabala @ mymailstation.com (housing/registration), gcaosapam @ gmail.com (mailing/scholarships/facilities), shawm1550 @ gmail.com (faculty); visit this site.

Friday May 27 thru Sunday May 29, 2016.
The Viola da Gamba Society 3rd Coast Memorial Day Weekend Workshop, "In Nomine".
Location:  Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site, or this site.