Upcoming LSA Events...

LSA Workshops West and East - Summer 2017

Coming This Summer: the LSA Workshops West and East

You’re invited to either (or BOTH) LSA summer workshops in 2017!! A great time will be had by all.  

The Amherst / LSA Workshop East will take place from July 9-16, 2017 on the lovely campus of Connecticut College. This year the faculty includes Nigel North, Xavier Diaz-Latorre, Christopher Morrongiello, and Jason Priset (Director).  For more information and to register click on the button directly below.  Also happening (not all listed on the Amherst website) are concerts by Xavier Diaz-Latorre, a Broken Consort performed by Festival faculty, and a concert of rarely-heard songs from Shakespeare's plays, Thomas Morley, Robert Johnson, and other Elizabethan and Jacobean composers performed by Richard Stone and Julianne Baird. Lute Society students are also welcome to take part in some Baroque Academy classes including Richard Stone's first period Master Class and a class based on Cavalli's L'Erismena that will include a staged performance at the end of the week (directed by Richard Stone and Julianne Baird).

Amherst Info and Registration for LSA Workshop East


There are lots of exciting changes happening with the LSA Workshop West this year! It will take place at the University of Victoria, located on lovely Vancouver Island from August 6-12. This year the faculty will include Robert Barto,Sylvain Bergeron, Travis Carey (lute building), Elizabeth Kenny, Ray Nurse (lecturer), Douglas Alton Smith (lecturer), and Phillip Rukavina.  The event begins with on-site registration and check-in on Sunday, August 6 and classes run through Friday, August 11. Departure date is Saturday, August 12. For more information and to register, click on button below (page last updated March 7, 2017). (Please note that flights directly to Victoria, BC are comparable in cost to flights to Vancouver, BC.) Tuition cost for LSA members is $560.  Room and board for the week is $650.

Detailed Info and Registration for LSA Workshop West


Upcoming LSA By-Laws Vote

As was mentioned at the General Meeting of the Membership at the 2016 Lute Festival, the By-Laws of the LSA need to be updated to reflect the use of modern communication technologies in our operations and other out of date information. Check back here in the coming weeks  for specific information on proposed changes and instructions on the By-Laws voting process.


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