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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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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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MPRO Workshop with Frances Blaker

A Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Workshop
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Frances Blaker, Director
From Old To New
 
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Grace Lutheran Church Chapel
3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
Please print out and share the attached concert flyer with others.
 
For information please contact Chantal Moser at 408-972-4998 
or visit the orchestra’s website at www.mpro-online.org
 

Hawaii Workshop March 2019

Hawaii 2019 Recorder Workshop
March 29 & 30, 2019
Bach, Brazil and Beyond
in “Kona Coffee Country”
at the Queen Emma Community Center
Kealakekua, Hawaii
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

October 2018 Newsletter

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