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
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Hawaii 2019 Recorder Workshop
March 29 & 30, 2019
Bach, Brazil and Beyond
in “Kona Coffee Country”
at the Queen Emma Community Center
International performing and recording artists
Vicki Boeckman and Cléa Galhano
will join forces to present the two day workshop. Cléa and Vicki’s enthusiasm and joy for making music is palpable, infectious and engaging. Join them for classes that will include Brazilian works with jazzy rhythms, passionate works by Italian baroque composers, and images of African landscapes with the music of Sören Sieg.
Post Workshop Concert: Intimate Baroque
Vicki and Cléa will perform with the vocal and instrumental soloists of the EMH Hawaii Island Chamber Ensemble, playing and singing favorite arias and chamber sonatas by Bach, Handel, Telemann, and others.
*Workshop participants will also perform a piece for Recorder Orchestra*
Workshop Fee $250
EMH Member Workshop Fee: $225
Questions? Call Garrett 808 960-3650
Registration Form attached
Poster (with more information) also attached
2019 Hawaii Recorder Poster.pdf
2019 Hawaii Recorder Workshop Registration.pdf
Dear Recorder Society members and friends,
Here’s the October newsletter. Greta’s going to be our guest director, and her choices are always lots of fun for us to play.
Thank You to our members who have already paid their annual dues at the September meeting. If you have not paid your dues yet, there’s a membership form attached to this email. Please complete and send to Doris, accompanied by your dues, or bring it and your dues to the October meeting.
See you when we get back!
Patty Johnson, SRS newsletter editor
October 2018 newsletter.pdf
SRS memb form 18-19.doc
Christmas Concertos by Candlelight
Friday, November 30: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Sacramento, 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 1: Harris Center, Folsom, 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 1: Harris Center, Folsom, 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 2: Harris Center, Folsom, 2:00 pm
Early Beethoven Sonatas
Thursday, November 15: All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, 8:00pm
Saturday, November 17: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, San Francisco, 8:00pm
Sunday, November 18: Saint Mary Magdalen Church, Berkeley, 7:30pm
The Routes of Slavery: Memories of Slavery (1444-1888)
Multicultural music with musicians from all over the world
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley
Sacramento Baroque Soloists presents:
Lightning and Grace
Works by Bach, Graun, Graupner, Telemann, and Schenck
Friday, October 19: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Sacramento, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 20: Harris Center, Folsom, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 21: Harris Center, Folsom, 2:00pm
East Bay Recorder Society presents:
Playing in Concert: It’s Not Always About You
Conductor: Glen Shannon
Saturday, October 13, 2018
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Albany
This workshop will focus on ensemble music as a team effort. After all, when we play together opportunities abound to share the roving spotlight!
Glen Shannon has been publishing original compositions for recorders and other instruments since 1997; visit glenshannonmusic.com. His works have also been published by Moeck Verlag, PRB Productions, Loux Music, the European recorder magazines Recorder in the UK and Blokfluitist in the Netherlands, and the American Recorder Society. Glen is active in the national ARS as editor of the quarterly Members’ Library Editions, a series introducing new recorder music to the worldwide membership.
Information: email email@example.com