Our Baroque and Renaissance program is unparalleled in the Twin Cities. Share your enthusiasm for this beautiful music with others by joining our baroque and renaissance ensembles. Group class registration occurs at the beginning of each semester via this website or by calling us at 651-224-2205.
- Ages: 7-18
Mon, Jan 16, - Mon, Apr 24,
Adults and teens are invited to register for this class coached by local early music experts. Music of Bach, Telemann and other Baroque greats will be explored.
- Mon, Jan 16, - Mon, May 1,
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Experience the world of Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann, Purcell and more in this early music ensemble. Strings, winds, violas da gamba and recorders all welcome.
- Tue, Jan 17, - Tue, Apr 25,
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This ensemble class is for viol players who have played a minimum of five years and who can play independently on complicated rhythmic music of the Renaissance and Baroque. Emphasis is on single line interpretation of polyphonic music, and becoming aware of the role each part plays in the whole This class strives for musical expression and understanding to bring about an artful interpretation of ancient music.
- Tue, Jan 24, - Tue, Apr 4,
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Experience the joy of making music with other adults in this ensemble. Participants will expand their knowledge of the Baroque repertoire, as well as expand their ensemble and listening skills
- Sun, Feb 26,
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Terpsichore February 26, 2017 This year the SPCMs Early Music Day presents a musical romp with some old Renaissance friends. The instrumental music is taken from Michael Praetorius’ collection of dances entitled Terpsichore. (During the Renaissance era, Terpsichore was the muse associated with the art of dancing.) The collection is based on French dance repertoire (more…)