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  • Sonnambula
  • Artek
  • House of Time
    House of Time
  • Asteria
  • Parthenia
  • East of the River
    East of the River
  • Queens Consort
    Queens Consort
  • Abendmusik
  • New York Baroque Incorporated
    New York Baroque Incorporated

Welcome to the New GEMS Website!

We have just launched this new site, so we'll be working out the kinks for a little while. Do let us know if you have any questions or suggestions while browsing-- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll be happy to help you out.

The slideshow above comprises just a small selection of the ensembles and artists we serve. We'll update it regularly.


of Unusual Interest or Exceptional Quality

  • Jan 28th at 8pm - Parthenia
    William Byrd - A Life in Music Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 8pm The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields487 Hudson Street in Manhattan Works by the Elizabethan master for viols and voices with guest vocalists Michele Kennedy, Eric Brenner, Tim Keele...
    Feb 5th at 3pm - Pomerium
    POMERIUM Alexander Blachly, directorSPRING CONCERTMusical Games, Puzzles, and Riddles of the RenaissanceSunday, February 5, 20173 pmChurch of St. Ignatius of Antioch552 West End AvenueEntrance on West 87th StreetManhattanTickets:$30 General Admissio...


  • GEMS Receives 3 NYSCA Grants for Sponsored Projects
    Among GEMS' activities is providing fiscal sponsorship to twelve early music ensembles and organizations in New York. Our services to these groups include donation processing, financial transactions, and grant application and management. We are delig...
    Early Handel Operas are Current Again
    Read distinguished New York Times critic James R. Oestreich's article about early opera (and the early music scene in NYC). We're delighted that Mr. Oestreich acknowledged our achievement of a primary mission of GEMS. He wrote: "New York a hotbed of ...
    New York City Early Music on the BBC
    The BBC produced two program(me)s about New York City’s burgeoning early music community. GEMS Executive Director Gene Murrow was interviewed at the start to “set the scene,” followed by interviews with several early music directors in the City...

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.