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Consort Canzona will present two concerts

Special to the Nevada Appeal

Consort Canzona will present two performances of Noel Antiqua which includes Christmas music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Early Baroque periods. The first concert will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at the Brewery Arts Center. Admission is $8. A second free concert is scheduled at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Shepherd of the Sierras Lutheran Church in south Carson City.

Canzona is a local musical ensemble that dedicates itself to the study and performance of early music from the 13th century through the mid-18th century.

Instruments included in the ensemble are harpsichord, cello, and soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders.

Consort Canzona was organized in the summer of 2009 when a library of early music providentially fell into the hands of Sharon Kientz who promptly discovered several other musicians with an interest in early music and an excitement about forming a group.

Since November 2009 when the Consort presented its first concert at the Brewery Arts Center, sponsored by the Carson City Music Club, the musicians have had a busy schedule of performances.