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.



EMSV AGM -   Sunday 10th September 2017, 2.00 pm to approx 2.30 pm.

Only EMSV financial members can take part in the AGM.


Following the AGM, a players' afternnon at 2.30pm - all welcome.

Venue in Park Orchards. Email emsvofvic@gmail.com.au for address,  or EMSV members, see the Members' page for full details.

A Musical afternoon with playing of multi part choral/instrumental late renaissance / early baroque works to be workshopped.

Music provided. Anyone can join in, but instruments must be authentic for the late renaissance - early baroque period.

Singers:  ability to read music needed, but you do not need to sight read as all vocal lines will be doubled.

Instruments: Pitch will be 440 for the multi part works.   

Pieces to be workshopped will be announced late August. Scores will be provided, but all pieces are available on websites IMSLP or CPDL if you want a sneak preview.

Up to 3 individuals / groups are invited to perform a short item (up to 5 mins). Please let Lyn know if you wish to perform as spaces are limited. Enquiries Lyn 0407 765 220 or emsvofvic@gmail.com.



EMSV Soiree -  Sunday 29th October, to be held at the upstairs function room, The Auburn Hotel (formerly the Geebung Polo Club), 85 Auburn Rd Hawthorn East. Bookings essential. A booking form will be attached shortly.

Afternoon tea and soft drinks will be provided, but alcoholic drinks are to be paid for directly to the hotel by the guests.

Groups / individuals are invited to prepare concert items of about 5 minutes duration. Please email your request to perform to emsvofvic@gmail.com. Enquiries via email or text Lyn on 0407 765 220.



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.





















































































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