The SFEMS Berkeley Festival’s Exhibition and Marketplace—free and open to the public—takes place during the Festival, from Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11, 2022.

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.

If you plan to visit, please refer to our Covid-19 protocols, which will be updated as circumstances evolve.


  Thursday, June 9: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  Friday, June 10: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  Saturday, June 11: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


(2300 Bancroft Way) | parking and directions

Parish Hall and Lions Hall ~ MAP of EXHIBITOR TABLES ~


P designates tables in the Parish Hall on the 2nd floor above the nave
L designates tables in Lions Hall, a separate building on the ground floor


Basileia Books – L5 & L15
Rare and out-of-print books in religion and theology

Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA – L12 through 14
Out of print and scholarly books (scores and Opera) from medieval to 18th century

The American Recorder Society – P17
Bins of excellent music suitable for all instruments at bargain prices. Proceeds go to the American Recorder Society’s workshop scholarship fund.

Robert Dawson and Linda Nakell – P10 & P18
Dozens of monument editions and playing scores, a hundred early opera DVDs, several hundred CDs


Pieter Affourtit – P20
Historical bows hand-made and tested onstage

Ralph Ashmead Bows – P7
Historical bows for violin, cello, and viola da gamba


Gabriela’s Baroque – P20
Baroque violins, violas, cellos and violas da gamba

Devin Hough – P16
Baroque violins, violas, and violas d’amore

LaMotte Violins – P15
Baroque violins, violas, cellos and bows

Daniel Larson – P8
Violin after Jacob Stainer; lute after Hans Frei

Alan Arthur Suits, luthier – P1 & P2
vihuelas, lutes, and ouds


Owen Daly Early Keyboard Instruments – L10
Harpsichord after 16th-century Venetian Practice

The Harpsichord Shop – L1 through L3
The West Coast’s historical keyboard marketplace, displaying six harpsichords of various sizes, and 2 clavichords

John Phillips Harpsichords – L11
Single manual harpsichord after Gräbner, Dresden, ca 1700. Double manual harpsichord after Gräbner, ca. 1740


Robert Dawson and Linda Nakell – P10 & P18
Personal instrument and music collection: assorted replica instruments, CDs, DVDs, music editions.
Recorder maker Jeff Holt will also be at this table.

Soren Green – P17
Historical clarinets, basset horns and chalumeaux

Greta Haug-Hryciw – P12 & P13
Used early instruments mostly from the collection of John McCann, including full consorts of Renaissance recorders pitched at A=440 Hz made by Bernard Junghänel, as well as crumhorns and rauschpfifes by Gunter Korber

Lazar’s Early Music – P4 & P5
Renaissance and baroque recorders and other instruments

Monika Musch – P14
Handcrafted Renaissance and Medieval recorders

Early Music Societies

The American Recorder Society – P13 & P17
Information about the ARS, a non-profit member based organization of recorder players of all backgrounds and cultures, from amateur to professional. At table P17 you’ll find bins of excellent music suitable for all instruments at bargain prices.

Early Music America – P11
Information about Early Music America, a North American community of people who find joy, meaning, and purpose in studying and experiencing historically informed performance

The San Francisco Early Music Society – P6
BFX main stage concert information, festival readers, and information about SFEMS, a community-based organization dedicated to increasing public appreciation for historically-informed performance of early music

Viola da Gamba Society of America – P9
Information about the VdGSA, dedicated to the support of activities and resources relating to the viola da gamba, other early bowed string instruments, and their music