Upcoming LSA Events...

Time to Register for the Cleveland LuteFest - 2018!

It's time to register for the exciting adventure that will be the Cleveland LuteFest in 2018.  

Where: Case Western University in Cleveland

When: June 24 to 30, 2018.  

Come and experience the best early plucked-string festival in the world - and make some great friends along the way. Check back here for event updates including faculty bios, course lists, online course materials, concert programs, etc.


The faculty list is incredible, probably the best one yet! 

Robert Barto, Xavier Diaz-Latorre, Douglas Freundlich, Elizabeth Kenny, Ronn McFarlane, Christopher Morrongiello, Nigel North, Paul O'Dette, Jason Priset, Crawford Youngand soprano Ellen Hargis as our Voice Teacher and 2018 Pat O'Brien Lecturer!

Remember, first come, first served for private teacher assignments. 


Several scholarships are available for LuteFest 2018 - Deadline for application is March 30.

LSA Fest Scholarship Application 2018.pdf


Event parking permits must be obtained online at CWRU. Visit:
to arrange for LSA LuteFest 2018 parking.

For additional information contact 2018 LuteFest Director Jason Priset at: 
or call 631-741-9838

Cleveland LuteFest 2018 Registration

Announcing the Amherst Spring Break Workshop in  Washington D.C. 

Amherst Early Music will be starting a new weekend workshop at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Called The Spring Break Workshop, the event will take place on March 17 and 18, 2018. This newly-created Amherst Early Music “Spring Break” Weekend Workshop for lutes, viols and recorders will include lute faculty members Douglas Freundlich and Christopher Morrongiello coaching lute ensemble classes for both advanced and novice lute players, including double SATB lute quartets, ensemble basics, and lectures on historic lute technique and intabulation for lute ensembles. Renaissance lutes of all sizes are welcome, pitched at A-440.

Registration is now open at:
For further information about the lute program please contact: 
lutesocietydc@gmail.com. A full schedule of the classes and lectures to be offered can be viewed by clicking on the registration link above. 

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