Gotham Early Music Scene, Inc.

  • NY


340 Riverside Drive 1A
New York
United States

About Us

The mission of Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) is to support and promote early music (medieval, Renaissance, baroque, and early Classical), enrich our community, and enhance the quality and stability of participating artists and organizations in New York by: ♦ CREATING MORE OPPORTUNITIES for New York-based professional artists to perform for local, regional, and national audiences, ♦ EXPANDING AND DIVERSIFYING the audience for early music, ♦ STRENGTHENING the ensembles, presenters, and other organizations devoted to the genre, and ♦ EDUCATING musicians, the general public, and the media.

GEMS pursues its mission by

♦ producing concerts, seminars, lectures, master classes, exhibitions, and scholarly forums by New York City based individuals and organizations; ♦ securing engagements throughout the country and around the world for NYC-based artists and ensembles; ♦ providing administrative, marketing, and financial services to professional and amateur early music organizations based in the City; ♦ increasing the public's awareness of and access to early music events in New York;♦ acting as a liaison among performers, presenters, instrument builders, scholars, teachers, the general music industry, and educational institutions interested in early music; and ♦ disseminating information concerning the publication, performance and recording of early music.