Masterclass application and information

Harpsichord Masterclass with Ed Parmentier*


On Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 1:00–3:00pm the Seventh Annual Meeting will open with a masterclass on Renaissance/Baroque harpsichord music with Ed Parmentier, Professor Emeritus of Harpsichord at the University of Michigan. Interested candidates are invited to submit an application online  and upload MP3 files (or links to audio/video files) of approximate 15 minutes that include two or three contrasting works or movements. Space is limited. Application deadline is April 13, 2018. Applicants will be notified by email of the results on or before April 20, 2018.


This class is free to attend and is open to the public.


*Any attendees who would like to schedule a visit with Prof. Parmentier to visit his home to see/hear/play his instruments are welcome to contact him directly at 734-665-2217 or The instruments are: harpsichords by Cornelis Bom, Nieuwolda, Netherlands: Dulcken double (2004), 17C-type Italian single (2005), Mietke double (2006), Ruckers mother-and child virginals (2008), Ruckers transposing double after Edinburgh 1638 (2012), Blanchet double (2018); pedal harpsichord (clavicytherium) by Steven Sorli (2016); continuo organ 8′ 4′ 2′ by Bennett & Giuttari (2017).