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A Successful Cleveland Lute Fest 2016!!
Thanks to all for an exciting week of concerts, classes, and friendship at the 2016 edition of the biennial LSA Cleveland LuteFest. Special thanks to our artists including lutenist Jakob Lindberg, soprano Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano Ellen Hargis, Robert Barto, Paul O'Dette, Nigel North, Christopher Morrongiello, Grant Herreid, Andy Rutherford, Ronn McFarlane, Charlie Weaver and Xavier Díaz-Latorre. A huge thanks to Lute Festival Director Jason Priset. Check back here for links to photos and videos of the event.
The Lute Rental Program Celebrates 10 Years and is Expanding
JUNE 13, 2015
The LSA's Lute Rental Program is 10 years old this year and is being rapidly expanded in terms of the number of instruments available for rent to LSA members. Being able to rent an instrument removes the biggest barrier to beginning or continuing to play the lute: securing an instrument. The program's rental processes have been streamlined, the payment system automated, and rental requests are answered within 24 hours! For more information click on the Lute Rental button below.
The LSA Has A New Treasurer
APRIL 21, 2015
We're extremely happy to announce that Thomas Walker Jr., has become the new Treasurer of the Lute Society of America. Tom has taken over from our longtime (over 30 years!) past Treasurer Garald Farnham, who is moving on to focus on his career in lute and vocal performance. In addition to being an outstanding lute player, Tom is a professional financial adviser and works for Praxis Business Systems, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Listen to Tom's lute playing!
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