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 updated with each new registration. Below is a list of current exhibitors as well as some from BFX 2018 (in gray text).
Affourtit Historical Bows (B-5)
Historical bows for violin, viola, ‘cello, viola da gamba, and double bass
Information about the ensemble, concerts, and recordings
American Bach Soloists
Presents an array of early music recordings, performance and educational information, and instruments and sheet music for exploration.
American Recorder Society (A-12)
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 sampling of more than 80 works published to date
Boaz Berney – Historical Flutes
Renaissance, Baroque and Classical flutes
Boulder Early Music Shop
Violas da gamba, bows, sheet music, and more
Sand N. Dalton Historical Oboes (A-16)
Baroque and Classical Oboes, Oboes d’Amore, Taille, and Oboe da Caccia
Robert Dawson instrument collection (A-15)
Fine used instruments
Early Music America (A-10)
Informational and membership materials
Coen Engelhard – Acacia wood Bows (B-3)
Bows for viola da gamba, violin, ‘cello, and bass
Gabriela’s Baroque (B-5)
Baroque cellos, viols and a Baroque viola
Gamut Music, Inc.
On view, a 2018 violin modeled after Andrea Amati, tenor viola modeled after Amati, and Renaissance and Baroque lutes
Soren Green – Historical Clarinets (A-15)
Historical clarinets, basset horns and chalumeaux
The Harpsichord Shop
A selection of historical keyboards for sale
Historical Performance Institute (A-18)
Informational materials from the University of Indiana
Bowed string instruments, made to order
Timothy G. Johnson, Luthier (A-17)
Bowed string instruments suitable for historical performance
Baroque strings and bows
Lazar’s Early Music
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
Education – early music program and faculty information, school swag
John McCann instrument collection (A-14)
German recorders by Bernard Junghänel, rauschfifes and krumhorns
The Musical Offering Classical CD Shop and Café
The iconic Berkeley Early Music gathering place: information about the café and the Classical CD shop
Ralf Netsch Recorders
Handcrafted Renaissance, Baroque, and modern recorders
Sarah W. Peck Violin Restoration and Repair
Historical string instruments
John Phillips Harpsichords (M-9)
Late 17th century Dresden‐style single manual harpsichord
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
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-8)
Handmade viol family instruments by Warren Shingleton
Scott A. Smith Violins
On display: two bass violas da gamba, three baroque violins, one tenor viola da gamba, and one baroque viola.
Timbre Folk and Baroque
Original and eclectic folk and Baroque instruments
University of Indiana Press (A-3 and A-4)
Books, journals, and branded collateral materials
Katrien Vandermeersch – The Studio for Violinmaking
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-19)
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
Fine handmade recorders and flutes