Schedule of Events

    Festival Concerts
    BEMF in the Berkshires
    Exhibition & CD Store
    Fringe Concerts
    Concurrent Events
    Family Day
    Registration Materials
    Visitor’s Guide
    Past Festivals




  Give to BEMF

  About Us

Invention & Discovery | June 7-14, 2015
The Monteverdi Trilogy

Registration Materials



The heart of the Boston Early Music Festival is the world-famous Exhibition. A whirlwind of activity, the BEMF Exhibition is the premier early music trade show in North America and among the largest in the world, visited daily by hundreds of conservatory students, amateur and professional musicians, scholars, and historical performance enthusiasts.

Exhibition schedule is Wednesday, June 10 through Saturday, June 13, 10am to 5pm each day.

Join us at our New Location
For 2015, the BEMF Exhibition will move to our new home at the Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street, Boston.

Choose your exhibit space…
Please view our floor plans to choose your preferred exhibit location.

Exhibit Table | $500 USD
Exhibit Booth | $700 USD SOLD OUT

Exhibition Floor Plans (subject to change)
Empire Ballroom (JPG)
Washington Ballroom (JPG)

Exhibition Registration Form (PDF)

Benefits for all exhibitors...
As a participating exhibitor, you are entitled to 20% off select BEMF concert and opera tickets, 20% off BEMF Yearbook advertising, complimentary week passes to all BEMF concurrent events, reduced rate housing (while available), and much more!

Register Today!
Simply fill out and return our Exhibition Registration Form (PDF). If you have questions, or would like to discuss your preferred exhibit location, please contact Elizabeth Hardy at, or by telephone at the BEMF office, 617-661-1812.

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Fringe Concerts

The Boston Early Music Festival has begun accepting applications for its Fringe Concert Series, presented in conjunction with the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival.

Fringe Concert Registration Form (PDF)

Fringe Concert Guidelines (PDF)
Fringe Concert Suggested Venues (PDF)

We hope you will consider being a part of “the premier early music event in North America” (Early Music) by presenting a Fringe Concert at the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival. Please direct questions and inquiries to Carla Chrisfield, BEMF General Manager, at 617-661-1812 or The registration deadline is April 15, 2015.

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Volunteer at the Festival

We are actively seeking volunteers for the June 2015 Festival & Exhibition. Becoming a volunteer is a unique and rewarding way to show your support for BEMF.

There are opportunities available at every concert and event. In exchange for your time and efforts, you will receive complimentary admission to all events for which you volunteer. In addition, BEMF volunteers also receive a staff shirt, a Festival & Exhibition Yearbook, and a week pass to the Exhibition.

The 2015 Volunteer Application is available for download in the following formats:

PDF to fill out and save on your computer

PDF to print and fill out

To request a hardcopy of the 2015 Volunteer Application, email with your name, mailing address, phone number.

Please email or call 617-661-1812 with questions.


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Dorm Rooms

The Boston Early Music Festival is pleased to offer low-cost air-conditioned dormitory rooms at Emerson College, across from the Boston Common and steps from BEMF’s Exhibition location at the Courtyard Marriott, and close to nearly every Festival venue. Basic amenities are provided (linens, shared bathrooms, breakfast buffet). Rates are $90/night for single occupancy rooms and $150/night for double occupancy rooms. A minimum three-night stay is required.

2015 Emerson Dormitory Application (PDF)
2015 Emerson Dormitory Information (PDF)

For more information about Emerson College dorm rooms, please contact Carla Chrisfield.

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Performance Masterclasses

An assortment of Performance Masterclasses by distinguished Festival musicians will be offered throughout the week. BEMF Masterclasses allow students, as well as professional musicians, to receive a public coaching by some of the top performers in the field today. Auditors are encouraged to attend; their admission is FREE with a BEMF Pass.

2015 Masterclass Application (PDF)

For information about performing in a Masterclass, please contact Carla Chrisfield, General Manager, at or 617-661-1812.


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