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.
Kindred Spirits: Comparing the music of interesting pairs of composers from the Renaissance to the present
Judith Linsenberg, Director
Saturday, February 1, 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Grace Lutheran Church Chapel
3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
Judith Linsenberg holds a doctorate degree in early music from Stanford University, is an internationally known performer of the recorder as well as artistic director and member of the San Francisco Bay Area baroque ensemble, Musica Pacifica.
The workshop is open to recorder players from the intermediate to advanced level. For further information visit the MPRO website at: mpro-online.org
or contact Chantal Moser at 408-972-4998. Registration form below.
Dear Early Music friends,
Here are the newsletter and a flyer for the Winter Party. Please do plan to let me know about Soupe at the December meeting. It’s always nice to have plans in place! I’m also attaching a charming bit of dancing for your enjoyment. Alas, we will not be doing this at the party. See you on the 3rd,
Patty Johnson, SRS newsletter editor
December 2019 newsletter.pdf
Winter Party Flyer 2020.pdf
Medieval Ensemble Flauti Diversi
“In the Garden of Delight: A Musical Tour of the Medieval Mediterranean”
4:00PM Sunday, November 17 2019
St Alban’s Episcopal Church in Albany
Tickets: $25/$20/children free
Our tour begins in Italy, continues into Spain, and ends in North Africa and Asia. The program unites two musical traditions and displays the kinship between Western medieval instrumental and vocal music, and music of the Ottoman tradition. Flauti performs songs and dances of the 13th and 14th centuries, devotional and rowdy, and Arabic repertoire.
The band members include Frances Feldon, recorders/medieval flute; Allison Zelles Lloyd, soprano/medieval harp; Peter Maund, percussion; Sarah Michael, qanun; and David Rogers, oud.
The concert takes place at St Alban’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 1501 Washington Av @ Santa Fe in Albany. View Map
Tickets are $25 general/$20 students & seniors/children under 12 free.
Tickets are available online and at the door.
Advance reservations highly recommended; purchase online at Eventbrite:
Nov 17 2019 flyer.pdf
Hey, all! Here’s the newsletter. Be sure to join up and send Dori$ Loughner, our treasurer, your dues, if you haven’t already. Or take care of it at the October meeting. See you next Tuesday!
SRS memb form 19-20.pdf
October 2019 newsletter.pdf
Hi fellow SRS members,
Here’s a flyer for a workshop coming up in a month, on Saturday October 19, in the East Bay. These one-day workshops are always enjoyable, and Hanneke, as you know, is always a fun director. All the info is in the flyer, as well as a map to the venue. Our East Bay Recorder Society friends would love to see you there!