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December 2019 Musical Instrument Calendar

AMIS Loves Musical Instruments! The following select events represent some of the scholarly meetings, musical instrument collection programs, instrument trade shows, auctions, and more that are occurring this month. If you would like to list your event please email:

December 2:

Unusual Violins - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

December 3

The Chinese Guqin: Literati Tradition and Modern Transformations -

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Culture, Washington, D.C.

December 4 The Ney: Cane Flutes of the Islamic World - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

December 6, 7, and 8 Sanfilippo Foundation Christmas Concerts on the Mighty Wurlitzer - Barrington, IL

December 6, 7, and 8

A Thousand Times Welcome” - Brandywine Baroque, Wilmington, DE

December 7

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - Museum of Making Music Carlsbad, CA

December 7

Canadian Brass – Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ

December 7 – 14

York Early Music Festival, York, UK

December 8

Carillon Recital – University of Wisconsin, Madison

December 11

Auction: Online Violin Sale- Brompton’s

December 11 – 12

Auction: Guitar sale - Gardiner Houlgate

December 12 – 14 International Contemporary Piano Meeting - Porto, Portugal

December 13

National Violin Day

December 13

Auction: Musical Instruments - Gardiner Houlgate

December 15 46th Anniversary Tuba Christmas - Rockefeller Center, New York City

Check other dates and locations around the world

December 18 – 21

The Midwest Clinic - Chicago, Illinois

December 20

A Baroque Christmas - Aislinn Nosky plays a baroque holiday concert using “The Gould” violin by Antonio Stradivari, 1693, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

December 21

The Klezmatics: A Happy Joyous Hanukkah - Musical Instrument M