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Cambridge Early Music


The support organisation for Cambridge Early Music

President: Professor Peter Holman MBE

Cambridge Early Music offers musicians from all over the world the opportunity to study the styles and techniques of early music, by spending a week singing and playing Renaissance and Baroque music with specialist ensembles, and promotes concerts featuring top-class musicians from the UK and Europe, bringing superb-quality early music to Cambridge audiences.

The Friends bring together like-minded individuals to support the organisation, provide vital financial assistance and help us to share the gift of music both now and in the future.


£30 - £149 single membership
£50 - £149 joint membership
£15 student membership

Friends enjoy a number of benefits in exchange for an annual subscription:

  • priority booking for concerts
  • reserved seating where possible, for advance bookings
  • season saver tickets
  • invitations to 'Friends only' events

Joint membership is intended for you and one other person living at the same address.

Student membership is open to anyone in full-time education.

If you wish to support us further, you can choose to donate more. In addition, there are many practical ways in which you can help us.

Subscriptions cover the calendar year, and renewals can be made when you book your concert tickets.



£150 - £299

If you feel able to give us greater support, you may become a Patron. Patrons enjoy all the benefits of Friends, plus:

  • three free concert tickets per year
  • recognition on the CEM website and in concert programmes


£300 or more

All the benefits of a Patron, plus:

  • opportunities to attend open rehearsals and meet the musicians
  • free programmes for all concerts

Season saver tickets

Unless otherwise noted, season saver tickets are only available to Friends of Cambridge Early Music. A season saver ticket gives you admission to all concerts in a part, or all, of the season, with reserved seats in the best rows.

You can subscribe as a Friend and purchase Friends' season tickets at the same time.

No Friends' season tickets are currently being offered.

You can subscribe and pay online, and it helps us keep down our costs if you do. If paying by post, please send a stamped self-addressed envelope and a cheque payable to 'CEM', to

Cambridge Early Music
Trinity College
United Kingdom



Contact: |  tel: +44 (0) 1223 847330
Christopher Roberts, Administrator
Cambridge Early Music is a registered charity, No. 1127932, and a private limited company registered in England and Wales,
No. 6463812     Registered office: 5 Tunwell's Lane, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5LJ, UK