Western Early Keyboard Association Conference: Handel at the Keyboard

Friday, March 25, 3:30-5:00 pm: Handel Organ Concerti and Transcriptions, Opus 4, 5, and 6, with organists Mel Butler and Alan DePuy. Thompson Chapel in St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral

5:00-7:00 pm: welcoming cocktails and dinner (no-host) on Broadway Avenue

Saturday, March 26, 1:00 – 5:30 pm: Handel Harpsichord Master Class, with Byron Schenkman, followed by Handel’s Continuo: Sonatas for Violin and Basso Continuo, with Tekla Cunningham, baroque violin and Jillon Stoppels Dupree, harpsichord.

San Francisco Bay-area harpsichordists Elaine Thornburgh and JungHae Kim and viola da gambist Josh Lee will demonstrate/discuss the “international” style of Handel, through his works for viola da gamba and harpsichord) Trinity Episcopal Church

WEKA members: no charge (fee included in membership)
General Admission: Friday afternoon: $15; Saturday afternoon: $45
American Handel Society members and AHS Conference attendees, seniors, students:
Friday afternoon: $10; Saturday afternoon: $30.

For information, membership form, and registration form, contact  http://www.wekaweb.org/?page_id=62

About WEKA . . .

Since 1998, WEKA, the Western Early Keyboard Association, has sought to serve the early keyboard community in thirteen western states, but welcomes members from all areas of the U.S, Canada, and the world. WEKA welcomes enthusiasts, both professional and amateur, of the harpsichord, the clavichord, the fortepiano and the organ. WEKA seeks to promote mutual interests, fostering communication and sharing resources. Join us and meet other players, teachers and instrument builders. Make new acquaintances who play your instrument, share expertise and teaching methods, and generate new ideas for increasing performance opportunities.