New videos launched on our YouTube site!

Many thanks to a Piva supporter who took some recordings of us in concert at the wonderful Acton Court. They have now been put on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/pivarenaissancemusic/videos. Selected ones are also on our Sights and Sounds page on the website.

A great weekend at Medieval Music in the Dales

Piva members, Eric, Jane and Mary, have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Medieval Music in the Dales.  Eric and Jane were showcasing their instruments and Eric gave a talk on the history and development of the Spanish Shawm.  Mary was there with her own group, Archaedium, which specialises in music from the 13th-15th […]

London International Early Music Festival in November

Eric will be exhibiting his instruments at this year’s London International Early Music Exhibition being held at Blackheath Halls, London between 8 – 10 November. This is the UK’s leading showcase early music event featuring not only some fantastic concerts and recitals but the largest single gathering of specialist instrument makers. So, make a date […]

Piva are back at Halsway Manor for their fourth Real Roots! course.

Piva are back at Halsway Manor for their fourth Real Roots! course.  The dates are 18-20 February 2019 and it’s open to all instrumentalists and booking is now open, so you can reserve your place now. https://halswaymanor.org.uk/event/real-roots-with-piva-2016/ As always, we will be running our “have a go” sessions, so if you’ve always hankered after playing crumhorns, […]