Benefits of Membership
Membership of the Dvořák Society brings —
- A prestigious journal, Czech Music with papers dealing with various aspects of Czech and Slovak music and its personalities, performance and performers. The journal also includes authoritative reviews of books and recordings.
- Regular Newsletters give details of concerts, events, members’ activities, new recordings and forthcoming concerts
- An annual Yearbook. This useful resource provides and comprehensive resource—the 2004 edition runs to 80 pages—provides a record of the Society’s activities during the preceding year. It also lists UK and overseas members together with relevant cultural organisations.
- Priority access to Dvořák Society Occasional Publications providing in-depth information on selected topics: and opportunities to purchase specialist books by other publishers which are otherwise difficult to obtain in the U.K.
- A Record Service for members to buy records, CDs and tapes (especially Czech and Slovak) at a discount. Records from most other companies available in the UK can also be obtained.
- An expanding Lending Library of books, records, scores, exhibition materials and other items. Our many Czech and Slovak contacts enable us to keep up to date in these areas are our members also donate many items.
- Discounts on some books on music and scores.
- Talks about Czech and Slovak music and musicians, often in conjunction with other organisations.
- Social events, such as the Annual Dinner, where you can meet other members. We do not have branches, but regional events are increasing features of the Society’s activities.
- Tours to the Czech and Slovak Republics. Our friends have enabled us to visit some very special places normally closed to the public.
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