Amherst Early Music Festival: Lute Fest East

Registration is now open for the Amherst Early Music Festival for 2023. The festival will be held at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Lute Fest East will occur July 9 through 16 and feature lute classes with faculty including Grant Herreid, Nigel North, Christopher Morrongiello, and Jason Priset.

Online Lute Fest 2023

July 30 – August 5, 2023
Plan to join us for an online Lute Festival with classes, lectures, lessons and concerts – a week not to be missed!

Amherst Early Music Spring Break Workshop

The Amherst Early Music Spring Break Workshop will be open for recorders, viols, lutes, and singers! This will take place Saturday April 22nd through Sunday April 23, 2023 and held at St. George's Episcopal Church in Arlington, Virginia and directed by Letitia Berlin.

JLSA 54 (2021)

Journal 54 is now available with articles including:
New Information on the Vihuelist Diego Pisador - Javier Cruz Rodríguez
Guitar Heroes - Cory M. Gavito
Jacques and Laurent Lucas de Saint-Luc - Manuel Couvreur
Review: Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age - Gary Boye

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Amherst Early Music: Spring Break Workshop

Amherst Early Music: Spring Break Workshop

April 22 to April 23, 2023 The Amherst Early Music Spring Break Workshop will be open for recorders, viols, lutes, and singers. This will take place Saturday April 22nd through Sunday April 23, 2023 and will be held at St. George's Episcopal Church in Arlington,...

Online Lute Fest 2023 Dates Announced

July 30 - August 5, 2023 Plan to join us for an online Lute Festival with classes, lectures, lessons and concerts - a week not to be missed! Scroll down to view a list of faculty and information about scholarships. Schedule & Class Details To be announced soon!...

Basel Lute Days: September 14th–18th, 2022

Basel Lute Days: September 14th–18th, 2022

The German Lute Society , in collaboration with the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, will sponsor Basel Lute Days, bringing together performers, researchers, teachers and students. This event combines The International Musicological Study Group on Tablature in Western Music, the 2nd International Conference on Lute Study in Higher Education and the German Lute Society’s International Lute Festival.

Joint Publication from the LSA and the German Lute Society

Joint Publication from the LSA and the German Lute Society

Following the conference Teaching the Lute in Higher Education held in Bremen on 27-29 September 2019, the LSA entered into a collaborative project with the German Lute Society to publish a volume of the papers from the conference. The result is a book just published:...

Lute Fest 2022

Lute Fest 2022

June 26 – July 2, 2022

Case Western Reserve University • Cleveland, Ohio

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Masterclass with Hopkinson Smith

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Masterclass with Hopkinson Smith

On November 27th & 28th, 2021, the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis is hosting a Masterclass in Interpretation and Technique with Hopkinson Smith. The two-day masterclass is aimed at a wide range of musicians and music students in Switzerland and abroad and is...

2021 Lute Fest

Hello lutenists, pluckers, and enthusiasts! As you might have already heard we are indeed having Lute Fest this year! We are running this year’s festival on an entirely different format; it will be a completely virtual event and the first such event in the LSA’s...