encouraging the enjoyment of mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music

Early Music Society of Victoria, (Australia)

The Early Music Society of Victoria (Australia) encourages the enjoyment of mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music.

It runs events such as players' and singers' afternoons, and public concerts.  New members and visitors are most welcome at all activities.


To join the EMSV see the JOIN section for the application form. Annual subscription $10 per email address.

EMSV Members receive "What's On in early music" emails every 2 or 3 weeks.




NEXT EMSV EVENT :  EMSV MEETING - end of June 2018 - details to follow.


A renaissance / early baroque musical afternoon of choral / instrumental works.

Any singers / instrumentalists can participate in the group playing, but instruments must be of authentic style for the period.

General playing - music will be supplied. Pieces to be played will include:

Enquiries Lyn Hawkins 0407 765 220, or email emsvofvic@gmail.com.


EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY WHAT'S May/ june 2018 - see members' section

Items listed must be >50% 'early' and instruments used must be period instruments.         
Please let me know of any concerts coming up, or corrections. Send notices in word, not in pdf to emsvofvic@gmail.com.    Lyn Hawkins


Instrument for sale

Moeck Baroque Flute after G. A. Rottenburgh Ebony A=440 Excellent condition $950 negotiable

Contact Wony Choi, 0449870528 or rockisdead@gmail.com




Bass viol bow Louis Begin long French Baroque model $1400. Phone Miriam on 0421 999 6855


Instrument wantedcrumhorn. If you have one for sale, any size contact George Worthy georgeeworthy at gmail. com


Bach competition:

Now in its ninth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach. The competition repertoire needs to be any work of J.S. Bach not exceeding 10 minutes in total duration. Soloists and ensembles of up to five members who are 17 years of age and under (at 1 January 2018) are welcome to apply. Applications close on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at midnight and the finals will be held at Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday 17 June 2018. Cash prizes of up to $2,000 are available to be won. Semi-finalists will also receive free tickets to the Bach Gala Concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre on the evening of Saturday 16 June. For further entry information and competing guidelines, students can visit - https://www.melbournerecital.com.au/events/2018/bach-competition-2018/








































































































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