Is Early Music for you?
North East Early Music Forum (NEEMF for short) is all about giving people in the North East who sing or play a suitable* instrument the chance to sing and play a wide range of early music from medieval and Renaissance to Baroque with expert tutors.
OFFER for Students
We are keen to encourage younger people to find out if they enjoy playing and singing early music as much as we do - so students benefit from FREE ENTRY to all workshops
Sat, 21 Jan 2023 NEEMF workshop led by Bill Hunt of Fretwork at St Mary's C of E Church, Mapledene Road, Fawdon, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2RY. Byrd and the birth of the "consort anthem", for voices and 'soft' instruments such as viols and recorders
Sat, 11 Feb 2023 NEEMF workshop for singers and instrumentalists led by Christopher Roberts, exploring settings by Purcell and Handel of 'My Heart is Inditing'
Sat, 4 Mar 2023 NEEMF workshop for voices and instruments, Peter Wendland, A Bouquet of Composers.
Sat, 15 Apr 2023 NEEMF workshop, Byrd four-part mass led by Deborah Catterall, Clements Hall, York
Sat, 17 Jun 2023 NEEMF workshop, Transalpine Vespers - German and Italian early baroque music - for singers and instrumentalists, led by Andrew Fowler, Pitch: A=415.