The SFEMS Berkeley Festival’s Exhibition and Marketplace—free and open to the public— takes place during the Festival, from June 11 through June 13, 2020.
The Exhibition features the work of instrument makers, publishers, retailers, performing and service organizations, and all others who provide materials, information, and support for the early music community.
EXHIBITION OPEN HOURS
Thursday, June 11: 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday, June 12: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 13: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Westminster Hall, John Knox and Mears rooms
This page is currently under construction. Below is a list of exhibitors from BFX 2018 (table numbers in gray).
Affourtit Historical Bows (B-5)
Historical bows for violin, viola, ‘cello, viola da gamba, and double bass
Agave Baroque (M-5)
Information about the ensemble, concerts, and recordings
American Bach Soloists (A-19)
Presents an array of early music recordings, performance and educational information, and instruments and sheet music for exploration.
American Recorder Society (A-24)
Information about the ARS and the international community of recorder players, gently used sheet music
Ralph Ashmead – Maker of Historical Bows (A-6)
Bows from the Baroque and Classical era for all sizes of violin and viola d’gamba families
C.P.E. Bach: The Complete Works Packard Humanities Institute (A-15)
A sampling of more than 80 works published to date
Boaz Berney – Historical Flutes (A-21)
Renaissance, Baroque and Classical flutes
Boulder Early Music Shop (A-3)
Violas da gamba, bows, sheet music, and more
Early Music America (A-23)
Coen Engelhard – Renaissance Viol Bows (B-3)
Bows for stringed instruments made of acacia wood with boxwood or ebony sliding frogs and locally sourced hair
Gabriela’s Baroque (B-5)
Baroque cellos, viols and a Baroque viola
Gamut Music, Inc. (B-4)
On view, a 2018 violin modeled after Andrea Amati, tenor viola modeled after Amati, and Renaissance and Baroque lutes
Soren Green – Historical Clarinets (B-2)
Historical clarinets, basset horns and chalumeaux
Andrew Hallock – Cornetti (B-2)
Cornetti, cornettini, mute cornetti, straight cornetti, lisarden (tenors), mouthpieces, and accessories
The Harpsichord Shop (M-5 through M-9)
A selection of historical keyboards for sale, including: Portable Italian harpsichord by Douglass Hjelm, 1996 Hubbard French single manual harpsichord, 1974, rebuilt 2016 Zuckermann Franco-Flemish 5 octave single manual harpsichord, 1980, rebuilt 2018
Devin Hough (A-16)
Bowed string instruments, made to order
LaMotte Violins (A-5)
Baroque strings and bows
Lazar’s Early Music (A-12 and A-13)
A sampling of new and pre-owned recorders of all sizes, Lu-Mi viols and bows, shawms and crumhorns
Longy School of Music of Bard College (A-8)
Education – early music program and faculty information, school swag
John Phillips Harpsichords (M-9)
Late 17th century Dresden‐style single manual harpsichord
The Musical Offering Classical CD Shop and Café (B-1)
The iconic Berkeley Early Music gathering place: information about the café and the Classical CD shop
Ralf Netsch Recorders (A-22)
Handcrafted Renaissance, Baroque, and modern recorders
Sarah W. Peck Violin Restoration and Repair (A-4)
Historical string instruments
PRB Productions (A-7)
Fine editions of early and contemporary music
Prescott Workshop (A-1)
Hand made recorders by Thomas M. Prescott of New Hampshire
The San Francisco Early Music Society (B-1)
Your BFX host organization will have everything you need to know about the Festival and Exhibition on hand, including Readers, Exhibition passes, concert information, and a partnership with the Musical Offering Classical CD Shop and Café.
Shingleton Viols (A-17)
Handmade viol family instruments by Warren Shingleton
Scott A. Smith Violins (A-20)
On display: two bass violas da gamba, three baroque violins, one tenor viola da gamba, and one baroque viola.
Timbre Folk and Baroque (A-9)
Original and eclectic folk and Baroque instruments
Katrien Vandermeersch – The Studio for Violinmaking (A-14)
Examples on display will be a 5-string violoncello, a bas de violon (Gaspar Bourbon), and a tenorviola (Guarneri)
Viola da Gamba Society of America (A-29)
Student rental viols, informational brochures, stickers and pins with the VdGSA logo
Voices of Music (A-13)
Season subscriptions and tickets to the 2020/21 season, CDs and other audio formats, showcasing music videos in 4K
von Huene Workshop and The Early Music Shop of New England (A-2)
Fine handmade recorders and flutes