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Welcome to SRS

The Sacramento Recorder Society is a chapter of the American Recorder Society and an affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society. We welcome recorder players of all ages and abilities as well as players of other early music instruments such as lutes, viols, sackbuts, shawms, curtals, krummhorns, and percussion.  We meet monthly September through June, from 6:45-9:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, at the Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St., between H and J. We always welcome visitors to our meetings.  Map

For regular announcements, please follow the blog and be sure to read our monthly newsletter. You’ll get an email when new announcements are posted, generally only a few per month.

Questions? Contact Mark Schiffer or any board member on the Contact page.

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Upcoming Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra concert

Hello fellow SRS members,
   The 34-member Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra (BCRO) with recorders from sopranino to subcontra bass, presents its annual concert, “Let There Be Light: Contrasts of Shadow and Light,” on Sunday March 3 at 4:00 p.m. at Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Avenue in Kensington. 
   Directors Frances Feldon and Greta Haug-Hryciw will be joined by guest conductor Glen Shannon in a program of works by Foote, Monteverdi, Ockeghem, Sweelinck, Tallis, and new music for recorder orchestra by Adam Knight Gilbert, Erik Pearson, Glen Shannon, and Benjamin Thorn.
    It’s going to be a fun concert. The PDF below the flyer contains the conductors’ descriptions of the pieces that they will be directing. I hope that you will be able to come down to the East Bay in March to enjoy our music!
– – Mark Schiffer

BCRO concert flyer 2019.pdf

BCRO Concert Description

January 2019 Newsletter

Dear Early Music Friends,

Here’s our January newsletter. I am also attaching the flyer for the Winter Party. Thank you to our soupe volunteers; we could use a few more! Let me know if you would like to bring soupe. Mark is putting together the musical program; please get the information about what you will be playing to him by January 7th. Doris is keeping track of party guests; please let her know who you will be bringing and include yourself. She’ll be adding to her list at the chapter meeting on January 8th. Looking forward to our fun winter events!

Patty Johnson, SRS newsletter editor

Winter Party Flyer 2018.pdf

January 2019 newsletter.pdf

Victorian Christmas in Nevada City

Image result for nevada cityThe Nevada City Recorder Society welcomes other players to join us for any of the five days of Victorian Christmas. We play for the first hour of each day: Sundays Dec. 9, 16, and 23 at 1:30 and Wednesday Dec. 12 and 19 at 5:00.  We meet at on the boardwalk on Commercial Street between Pine and Coyote streets, just up the hill from the food court. Costumes are optional.  We provide music, mostly easy four-part carols.  Afterward enjoy the crafts, food, hot mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, and atmosphere of a town that really is right out of a Hallmark movie (The Christmas Card). For more information please see the event website or contact Kathryn at kacanan@yahoo.com.

https://www.nevadacitychamber.com/nevada-city-events/victorian-christmas/

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