Our projects

Our two main areas of focus are music for the loud wind instruments from the middle ages and renaissance, and early folk music from the British Isles.  In both areas we are known for our lively, improvisatory performances, based on a meticulous study of the sources.  Please click on the following links for more information.

Les haulz et les bas - Gothic and Renaissance Wind Music

ars supernova - medieval jazz –  an experience of timelessness...

The Early Folk Band - Ballads, Songs and Dance tunes from the Past

The Early Folk Duo - Northumbrian Bagpipe Music, songs and ballads

Joint projects with Hirundo Maris - Music of the Middle Ages


Office of Musicians' Affairs
Gesine Bänfer & Ian Harrison
Harriet-Straub-Str. 39
79100 Freiburg, Germany
Tel. +49 761 2923110
Mobile +49 172 7646178