Texas Early Music
Texas Organizations
Ars Lyrica Houston
Ars Lyrica Houston uses period instruments and performance practices to breathe life into the expressive instrumental and vocal chamber repertory of the Baroque era, giving world-class performances and making this music relevant to contemporary audiences through innovative concert presentations.

Bach Society Houston, Houston
Bach Society Houston was organized in 1982 to present the church music of J.S. Bach and other composers in that tradition according to the principles of historic authenticity.

Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society
Since 1963, the Beaumont Interfaith Choral Society has presented the great works of the masters to the people of Southeast Texas.

Bradley Bennight Harpsichords
Harpsichord construction based on historical prototypes. Located in the Dallas, Texas area.

Chorus Angelorum
Chorus Angelorum is a semi-professional chorus devoted to the propagation and continued use of traditional Anglican music in the context of liturgy using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.

CONTEXT is a one-of-a-kind ensemble devoted to the presentation of music from a wide range of styles and eras. Stylistically enlightened performances, historically appropriate instruments, and innovative programming combine to place compositions in their musical context.

Dallas Bach Society
The Dallas Bach Society brings lively and informed performances of Handel, Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and friends to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Dallas Recorder Society
The Dallas Recorder Society meets the second Tuesday of each month in Dallas, Texas for music, playing, and great fun. The group is affiliated with the American Recorder Society and is open to players of all skill levels.

Denton Bach Society
Offering Fine Choral and Instrumental Music to the Greater Denton Community Since 1976.

Early Music San Antonio
The audience-based information site for San Antonio, Texas' Early Music scene.

Ensemble Settecento
Ensemble Settecento is an Austin-based group dedicated to presenting historically-informed performances of musical works from the 17th and 18th centuries. Each season features a series of four concerts, with additional performances of smaller chamber works. Preceding each concert is an informal talk about the music, led by the artistic director Billy Traylor.

Houston Early Music
Houston Early Music is a chartered, non-profit, organization whose purpose is to present historically-informed performances of early music from the European traditions and other world cultures in concerts featuring internationally renowned vocal, instrumental, and chamber musicians.

Istanpitta performs music of the 10th to 14th century Middle Ages including many traditional Middle Eastern dances. The ensemble consists of 3-5 musicians playing a variety of period instruments including Oud, Lute, Saz, Early Percussion, Shawms, Renaissance Recorders, Transverse Flutes, Krummhorns, Vielles, Medieval Harp and Bagpipes.

La Follia Austin Baroque
La Follia Austin Baroque, founded in 1980 and based in Austin, Texas, performs Baroque music using instruments and performance styles proper to the Baroque period (c. 1600-1750).

Through its innovative and accessible performances, domestic and international tours, and groundbreaking music education outreach programs, Mercury has redefined the role of music in the Houston community by emphasizing accessibility and education. Mercury performs over fifty concerts each year, including its flagship series at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, concerts in neighborhood venues across the city, and chamber music performances in more intimate settings.

A Renaissance Folk Rock band. Mundi has a curious mixture of sounds taken from the Renaissance, Celtic and Middle Eastern genres. It is an instrumental ensemble made up of violin, cello, guitar, bass and percussion. The melodies are given a modern twist and have the ability to please both the early music purists and the most contemporary artists.
URL: http://www.mundiworld

Orchestra of New Spain
Performing on period instruments, the Orchestra of New Spain features unpublished 18th-century Spanish works found only in manuscript in the libraries of the Royal Court and cathedrals of Spain. In addition the orchestra performs music from the general repertory of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.

Texas Bach Choir and Collegium
With a focus on music of the Baroque period, the Texas Bach Choir is known for its authentic and intimate presentations and for performances of the highest quality. The Texas Bach Collegium is an early music ensemble that performs exclusively on reproductions of instruments of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Texas Camerata
Texas Camerata is dedicated to continuing the performance of the rich and varied repertoire of the Baroque era at the highest artistic level, using period instruments with an emphasis on historically correct style.

Texas Early Music Project
Founded in 1987 by Daniel Johnson, the Texas Early Music Project is dedicated to preserving and advancing the art of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical music through performance, recordings, and educational outreach.

Texas Toot
The Texas Toot is a grass roots early music workshop. It puts on a weeklong summer workshop and a weekend workshop in the fall. The Toot has become a main stay of Texas tradition.

Trio Giocoso
Trio Giocoso is performing recorder trio that specializes in recorder consort music from the 15th through 21st century. Sara Funkhouser, Cornell Kinderknecht, Jennifer Carpenter. Contact Cornell @ 469-248-6215. Located in the Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas area.

Voci di Sorelle Women's Ensemble
Voci di Sorelle — Italian for 'Voices of Sisters' — is a group of twelve female a cappella singers based in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 2004, the group is renowned for exquisite performances that showcase the power, versatility, and beauty of women's voices. Voci di Sorelle's performances are eclectic, ranging from early music, sacred hymns, and traditional folk melodies to modern jazz, world music and classical arrangements.

The Wireless Consort Recorder Ensemble
The Wireless Consort is a performing recorder ensemble based in the Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas area specializing in recorder music from the 16th Century to the present day.
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