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Early Music News, the publication for members of the Society, provides a gamut of information for all early music enthusiasts...

Be a part of the EMN Staff! Volunteers are needed to assist with: issue design/layout; display advertising coordination; issue planning; and folding, labeling, & stamping. Please call SCEMS if you are interested in helping out this season.

Early Music News newsletter is going digital.
For the 2017-18 season, the newsletter is expected to be distributed electronically via email in PDF format.  The printed version will be discontinued. 

For readers

A timely calendar of Southland early music concerts and events.

Articles authored by local musicians, scholars, & international artists.

Reviews of early music CD recordings and other related topics.

Special features including historical food column.

Selected schedule of local summer courses, festivals & exhibitions.

Advertising at reasonable rates for early music performers & related businesses.

The scoop on Society activities, plus news of local groups, performers, & members.

For performers

The Society's calendar lists events (concerts, lectures, workshops, classes, festivals, gatherings, etc.) in Southern California, focusing on the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas, that relate to music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.

To qualify for a listing in this free early music event calendar, the concert or event must meet at least one of the following criteria:

Features music of the Medieval, Renaissance and/or Baroque periods.


Features contemporary works performed on early music instruments.


Features music of the Classical or Romantic periods in a historically informed performance on period instruments.


Other events related to the categories above.

Sumbit a Concert or Event to the Calendar Now!

For advertisers

The newsletter offers display and classified advertising to members and non-members at reasonable rates. The submission deadline is traditionally the first of the month prior to the issue month, with issues from October through June.

Advertising Coordinator Email

Display Advertising
Concerts & seasons, workshops, festivals, products and services...

A limited number of display ads are available in a range of sizes. Please contact the Advertising Coordinator for the current details and submission guidelines. As advertising space fills quickly, advance reservations are highly recommended.

Classified Advertising
Music related wanted or for sale advertisements, including instruments, music, recordings, books and tickets. Also music services, products, classes, performance opportunities...

Classified Ads are free for SCEMS members and $5 for non-members for a two issue run. Ads should be music related, include a brief description (including a price if for sale), and a contact phone/email. Tickets must be at actual ticket cost, for exchange, or free. Submit by the publication submission deadline via email to the Advertising Coordinator.

Southern California Early Music Society
P.O. Box Box 41832, Los Angeles, CA 90041-0832
310.358.5967 |

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