The Early Music Guild of Oregon is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to promote the interest in, the study of, and the performance of early music, and to encourage the construction and use of historically accurate early instruments.  EMGO sponsors concerts, workshops, lectures, master classes, and meetings open to all interested parties.

For federal tax purposes, EMGO qualifies as a tax-exempt organization under IRS Code section 501(c)(3).

You may make a donation to EMGO and receive a tax credit through the Oregon Cultural Trust. Donors to the Oregon Cultural Trust are eligible for a 100% tax credit for contributions for individuals ($1000 for couples filing jointly) and $2500 for corporations. In order to qualify you must also make a matching gift to EMGO in the same tax year. For more information or to donate online, visit

EMGO Membership is open to anyone interested in early music.

Members receive discounts at all EMGO sponsored events, and a subscription to the EMGO newsletter, Olde Pitch.

EMGO members may also post notices on this web site of performances and other events. To post a notice, send it via email to

The Join EMGO page has a form for those wishing to join now.



Dulcina and the ORB Singers

will be performing "The Witches Dance," Renaissance music concerning the supernatural and events of general mayhem. Performed on shawms, douçaines, recorders, violin, viol, bagpipes, rackets and voices. Friday, October 30, at 8pm at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, Portland. Admission: $15 general, $12 students, seniors, EMGO members. Musicians: Laura Kuhlman, Aage Nielsen, Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, Cindy Markham, and Ben Fitch.

Ensemble De Organographia

The Neumans will be conducting a one day Intro to Modal Counterpoint Workshop on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 10am to 5pm.  For more information contact Phil at

The Oregon Renaissance Band

will be performing with its annual Christmas/New Years concerts, "As it fell on a holie eve," on Saturday December 26th, 2015 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 3:00pm. Location: Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, Portland.

Musica Maestrale

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