CEMS Mini-Courses, 2015-2016

During the 2015-2016 Fall and Spring semesters, the Center for Early Music Studies will offer three mini courses, by the Cappella Pratensis & Joshua Rifkin (November 4-5), by harpsichordist Peter Sykes (February 18-19), and lutenist Crawford Young (April 13-14).  Students wishing to register for these courses, which carry one elective Musicology credit, should enroll in MH 629 Early Music Studies.  This course can be repeated for credit. Prior to registering, students should complete the CEMS-2015-16-Mini-Course application and send to Victor Coelho <blues@bu.edu>

November 4 & 5, 2015
Cappella Pratensis & Joshua Rifkin

(Leuven, Belgium / Boston University

Singing and Interpreting 16th-Century Polyphony: Music of Clemens non Papa

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 10-1 (CFA 167) &  2-5 pm, (CFA  171)
  • Thursday, November 5, 2015, 10 – 1 (CFA 171) * 2-5 pm (CFA 167)

BU students are charged one credit of tuition. For non-BU (non credit) participants, the cost is $200 for one mini-course and $350 for two. Auditors are welcome.

February 18-19, 2016
Peter Sykes (Boston University)

Fantasy and Improvisation: Freedom in Keyboard Practice, 17th-18th Centuries

April 20-21, 2016
Crawford Young (Schola Cantorum, Basel)

Improvisation and Interpretation from Machaut to c.1510

  • Wednesday, April 20:  10 – 1 pm & 2 – 5 pm, CFA 216
  • Thursday, April 21: 10-1 pm & 2-5 pm, CFA 410