Greetings One and All,
Happy New Year!
We are excited to announce that
Registration for the Port Townsend Early Music Workshop
July 9 – 15, 2017
IS NOW OPEN!
to learn more and to register
The Workshop is held on the lovely campus of University of Puget Sound.
Check out our fabulous new website designed by webmaster Charles Coldwell.
We look forward to seeing you in July!
Vicki and Jo
Smorgasbord Early Music Workshop for Instrumentalists and Singers
Faculty: Tish Berlin, recorder; Shira Kammen, vielle and voice; Peter Maund, percussion
Sunday January 22, 2017, 1:30 pm-5:30 pm
Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Ave, Kensington CA
$55/$45 if you register by December 15, 2016
On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra will present a workshop directed by Thomas Axworthy entitled, International Potpourri: German madrigal, a Spanish salad & a Norwegian fjord. The workshop will feature early 17th-century madrigals by Johann Steffens, La Bomba, an extensive musical potpourri, or ensalada (salad), by the renaissance Spanish composer, Mateo Flecha, and selections by Edvard Grieg, including a canon, a setting for recorders of the song Våren (Spring) and movements from Peer Gynt. Thomas Axworthy has served as director of the Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra, the Southern California Early Music Consort, co-director for the Canto Antiguo Workshop in Early Music and Dance and is co-founder of the early music ensemble, Canto Antiguo. He has taught at Rio Hondo College and directed the Collegium for the Claremont Graduate School. He has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and can be heard on numerous soundtracks for major motion pictures and television programs. He has recorded for the Musical Heritage Society, Nonesuch, Dargason, Titanic and Word Records.
The workshop will take place at Trinity Church, 330 Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park from 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. The workshop is open to recorder players from the intermediate to advanced level. Workshop fees are as follows: MPRO, SFEMS and ARS members, $50.00; non-members, $55.00.
Please plan on bringing a music stand and a lunch. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Advanced registration is encouraged as space is limited. For further information or to register for the workshop please visit the MPRO website at <http://mpro-online.org/> or contact Leslie Pont at 650-941-3065. The location of this workshop is wheelchair accessible. The Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra is an affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society.
Registration is now open for the EBRS Fall Workshop ‘‘Exploring Rhythm Through the Centuries’’ with Tish Berlin :
Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00 AM – 3:45 PM
Montclair Presbyterian Church
5701 Thornhill Drive, Oakland
The workshop is for recorders, early winds and brass, soft reeds, strings, and singers.
You may download the flyer for more details, registration form and directions.
Registration for the March 2017 Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat opens October 1st.
WHEN: March 17-20, 2017
WHERE: Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, Corbett, Oregon, 97019, about 20 miles east of Portland
WHO: Faculty: Alison Melville, Miyo Aoki, Vicki Boeckman, Gayle and Phil Neuman, Laura Kuhlman; Players: recorders, Renaissance winds, reeds, and strings