Discover the thrills, skills, and camaraderie of historical music on period and modern instruments

The Early Music Youth Academy, devoted to the joys of Renaissance consort music, meets for autumn and winter/spring semesters, with new performance projects each term. We also present short-term introductory or intermediate music workshops for instrumental music students once or twice each year.

Now enrolling: 3-day intro workshop

Discover Medieval & Renaissance Music

When: Nov 19-21, 9:30am-12:30pm

Where: Instructor's music studio in the Lake City neighborhood; address given upon enrollment

Who: Age 8-14 -- see below for musical level

Tuition: $120, or $96 with early-bird discount through Oct 20!

SHAK is proud to offer need-based financial aid; please inquire!

Discover the thrill of music from the time of kings and queens -- captivating dances, consorts, and modal melodies from centuries past! This class includes some friendly, relaxed chamber music sight-reading of these little-known but exciting repertoires, plus adventures in ornamentation and a chance to try historical musical instruments including the viola da gamba and medieval fiddle. 

Participants should be instrumentalists aged 8-14 who can read music and are able to play in the keys of D, G, and C major on their bowed, plucked, or wind instrument. Please feel free to contact the director with any questions.

The class is taught by SHAK director Shulamit Kleinerman, who has been sharing the delights of these historical repertoires with children and teens since 2006.

SHAK's Early Music Youth Academy

Don't miss EMYA's next concert! Enjoy this collaboration with Seattle Early Dance on Nov 17. Visit the Calendar for details.

Workshop registration

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We will confirm your submission within three business days of receipt. 

If you don't hear back in that time, please contact Shula

Your registration is complete when we receive your payment.

Click here to request financial aid.

Thank you!

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Photo top: Don Roberts. Feet: Carmen Mettler.
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Seattle Historical Arts for Kids is fiscally sponsored by Shunpike. Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that provides independent arts groups in Washington State with the services, resources, and opportunities they need to forge their own paths to sustainable success.