Ensemble Members
Click here to learn about our current ensemble members.

Ensemble Membership - $25.00 per year
Ensemble membership is for organizations that perform early music in our region. Membership includes a page on our website with an approximately 150-word description of the ensemble, up to two photos, and the ability to list events on the website calendar. Two contacts per ensemble may be listed on your page. 

Ensemble Member Benefits 

  • Invitation to perform at the annual festival at Grounds For Sculpture with regional publicity. 

  • Listing of ensemble and contact information in organizational brochure. 

  • Listing of ensemble and contact info, photo, hyperlinks on Guild website. 

  • Inclusion of performances on the website Calendar Inclusion of performances in monthly email to the Guild mailing list. 

  • Potential gig referrals: Responses inquiries coming to the Guild for performers for period cultural and educational events such as Shakespeare, etc. 

  • Access to Early Music America resources via the Guild’s organizational membership in Early Music America (earlymusicamerica.org/membership/member-benefits).


Other Membership
Individuals who are not members of ensembles may be non-voting members of the Guild. They may attend meetings and serve on committees. There is currently no annual fee for individual memberships.

Performers, teachers, coaches, agents, instrument builders and repair technicians, and other persons involved in early music in our geographic area may request to be listed on the Guild for Early Music website, without charge.  Resource persons are not considered voting members of the Guild for Early Music.   

To become a member of the Guild for Early Music, please print and fill out our:
 
Ensemble Membership Form or

Individual Membership Form

and mail it with your dues, where applicable, to:

Janet Palumbo
129 Linwood Circle
Princeton, NJ 08540

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December 13 2016
Dec-13-2016
The Princeton Recorder Society's December Meeting will be on Tuesday, December 13th at the Kingston Presbyterian Church, 4565 Route 27 in Kingston New Jersey. All recorder players welcome. The guest conductor will be Joan Kimball, co-director of the Renaissance wind ensemble Piffaro.

The Princeton Recorder Society meets on the second Tuesday of every month.  For more information, visit us at Princeton Recorder Society

*Princeton Recorder Society is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
December 16 2016
Dec-16-2016
Handel's Messiah Sing Along: First Part and the Hallelujah Chorus, Friday, December 16 at 7PM. 800 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740.  Free, with free-will offering collected.

Singing will be accompanied by organ, played by Seah Velloso. The solos will be sung by soloists Lauren Walters, soprano; Jody Doktor, mezzo-soprano; Ted Chletsos, tenor; & Wilbur Lewis, bass. The chorus can be sung by everyone! Contact: Paul Bergin 609-789-8004 or pbergin@stmichaelnj.com.
 
December 16 2016
Dec-16-2016
Join Aura Polyphonica** on Friday, December 16 at 8 PM for a joyful concert of Renaissance Christmas music. Works of Renaissance masters Tomás Luis de Victoria, Ave Maria Giovanni Gabrieli,  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Samuel Scheidt, Hieronymus Praetorius, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and Michael Praetorius.  Aura Polyphonica is a top-level 20-voice chamber choir directed by Timothy Smith. 

Christ Church, 5 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ

The entrance is on the Church Street side. On-street parking, and at the parking deck adjacent to Christ Church, 

Free-will donations to further the work of Aura Polyphonica and the music program at Christ Church accepted. Visit the Aura Polyphonica website at aurapolyphonica.weebly.com 

**Aura Polyphonica is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
December 17 2016
Dec-17-2016
The Highland Park Community Chorus is celebrating their 30 anniversary with Henry Purcell's Come Ye Sons of Art and Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria on Saturday, December 17 at 8PM, on period instruments. Benjamin T. Berman, harpsichordist & director. Also, a world premiere by New Jersey composer Martin Sedek. 

Reformed Church of Highland Park
19-21 South 2nd Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
(accessible entrance)

General admission $15; students & seniors $10 (in advance or at the door).  Click here to email for more information.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music