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 Members receive "What's On in early music" emails every 2 or 3 weeks and may view the latest version on this website in the Members' section.

To join the EMSV click HERE for the application form. (Annual subscription $15 per email address)

The EMSV WHAT'S ON column has changed editor from Lyn Hawkins to Jim Bland.

However it will work the same as before as the contact email for concert notices and instruments for sale is still emsvofvic@gmail.com


EMSV members - Your subscription for the year July 1st 2018/ 30th June 2019 is now due. Membership form is in the JOIN section of the website. The annual subscription is now $15 per email address.


Early Music Society of Victoria Inc Christmas meeting at 2.30pm

Sunday 15th December 2019 

in Park Orchards. Email emsvofvic@gmail.com for details of address.

General playing - all welcome on period instruments only.

EMSV members are invited to stay for a BBQ

Anyone is welcome to the group playing / singing 
Any singers / instrumentalists can participate in the group playing, but instruments must be of authentic style for the period.
General playing/singing - music will be supplied. Pieces to be played will include 
Pieces to be played will be advised - watch this space.  

The pitch for the afternoon will be A440
Enquiries Lyn Hawkins 0407 765 220, or email emsvofvic@gmail.com.
Performers: People / groups may perform a short <5min item during the afternoon. The harpsichord is transposing A440 / A415.

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