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We are delighted to announce a unique ensemble class series for all musicians. Join us and explore a wonderful variety of beautiful music from Renaissance to contemporary.

Live Chamber Music! All live interaction, no recordings. This means that you will hear Miyuki and John playing all combinations of two voices of every piece. We will play each piece several times so that you have the opportunity of changing instruments and/or voices, discovering all the voices and hearing the complete piece while playing your own part.

We will also play Baroque Trio Sonatas with harpsichord continuo. You can play both upper voices along with John playing the other. You can also switch to the bass voice and fill out the continuo along with the harpsichord.

Repertoire will include:

Renaissance Chansons, Madrigals, Dances Baroque Trio Sonatas Contemporary and Popular Music
and More!

All repertoires are selected to be friendly to
Recorders, Bowed and Plucked, Strings, Reed and Brass instruments All instruments are welcome!
All sheet music will be at concert pitch

A=440

We are offering Two Ensemble Classes:
Advanced Ensemble - for advanced amateur to professional levels Intermediate Ensemble - for players who are comfortable with most of the notes on their instruments

We will have Six Ensemble Meetings, 90 minutes each. All sheet music will be emailed one week before each class.

Advanced Ensemble - Thursdays (note the day change from last session) February 4-March 11

7:00pm-8:30pm, Eastern Time

Intermediate Ensemble - Wednesdays February 3-March 10

7:00pm-8:30pm, Eastern Time

Total fee: $90 (only $15 per session) Scholarship Aid is available - please contact us.

PAYMENT may be made through: Venmo, PayPal or Personal Check. Please email us if you are interested.

John Tyson & Miyuki Tsurutani
310 1/2 Pearl Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (USA) tysontsurutani@gmail.com

617 460 4653

Let us know if you have any questions.
We look forward to another wonderful Season of Chamber Music together!


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2/3/2021
-3/10/2021
7:00-8:30pmJohn Tyson


We are delighted to announce a unique ensemble class series for all musicians. Join us and explore a wonderful variety of beautiful music from Renaissance to contemporary.

Live Chamber Music! All live interaction, no recordings. This means that you will hear Miyuki and John playing all combinations of two voices of every piece. We will play each piece several times so that you have the opportunity of changing instruments and/or voices, discovering all the voices and hearing the complete piece while playing your own part.

We will also play Baroque Trio Sonatas with harpsichord continuo. You can play both upper voices along with John playing the other. You can also switch to the bass voice and fill out the continuo along with the harpsichord.

Repertoire will include:

Renaissance Chansons, Madrigals, Dances Baroque Trio Sonatas Contemporary and Popular Music
and More!

All repertoires are selected to be friendly to
Recorders, Bowed and Plucked, Strings, Reed and Brass instruments All instruments are welcome!
All sheet music will be at concert pitch

A=440

We are offering Two Ensemble Classes:
Advanced Ensemble - for advanced amateur to professional levels Intermediate Ensemble - for players who are comfortable with most of the notes on their instruments

We will have Six Ensemble Meetings, 90 minutes each. All sheet music will be emailed one week before each class.

Advanced Ensemble - Thursdays (note the day change from last session) February 4-March 11

7:00pm-8:30pm, Eastern Time

Intermediate Ensemble - Wednesdays February 3-March 10

7:00pm-8:30pm, Eastern Time

Total fee: $90 (only $15 per session) Scholarship Aid is available - please contact us.

PAYMENT may be made through: Venmo, PayPal or Personal Check. Please email us if you are interested.

John Tyson & Miyuki Tsurutani
310 1/2 Pearl Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (USA) tysontsurutani@gmail.com

617 460 4653

Let us know if you have any questions.
We look forward to another wonderful Season of Chamber Music together!


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2/4/2021
-3/11/2021
7:00-8:30pmJohn Tyson


Play-the-Recorder Month BCRS #WePlayRecorder Contest!

 

Join recorder players from everywhere in BCRS’s Play-the-Recorder Month contest! Fabulous prizes for the top three entries!

 

Submit your photos, videos, or memes showing your recorder out in the world. Contest rules and submission guidelines here.

 

Contest is open now and closes on March 20th. Voting for your favorites starts on March 21st for one week. Anyone can vote, even if you haven’t entered. 

 

Hurray for recorders!


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2/17/2021
-3/21/2021
AnytimeBC Recorder Society


Join Voices of Music as Early Music Superstar Rotem Gilbert, professor at USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles (CA) talks about the fabulous wind instruments from the Renaissance that she plays (including recorders, of course) and has researched extensively in literature and iconography.  ARS members and early wind players throughout the U.S. have enjoyed workshop classes with Rotem and appreciate the depth of her knowledge which she imparts with clarity and delightful style. Please join us for this fascinating hour. The lecture will be recorded and available to ticket holders for viewing at a later date if unable to attend the live streamed event. 

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3/7/202111:00 AM Pacific (12:00 PM Mountain, 1:00 PM Central, 2:00 PM Eastern)Greta Haug-Hryciw


The Highland Park Recorder Society (NJ) Seminar Series continues with Playing Telemann's Fantasias for Solo Flute/Recorder.  Flutist Jill Crawford and Lewis Baratz will lead participants through the technical and stylistic challenges offered by these wonderful solo pieces.  Participants will have an opportunity to experiment and play along.  7:15 PM meet and greet (NYC time), 7:30 start.

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3/8/20217:30 PMLewis Baratz


Lewis will provide coaching for four participants or ensembles in 30-minute time slot with auditors observing each session.

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3/13/2021Event Time: 1:00-3:30 EST Jere Tannenbaum President


The Princeton Recorder Society's annual fundraising event this year is a special recorder masterclass featuring by Lewis R. Baratz.  Participants in the class will receive 1/2 of technical and stylistic coaching on a work of their choice.  Auditors will benefit from watching the coaching sessions of 4 recorder players of different levels.  The fee to be a full participant is $30 (limited to four persons); auditors are $15.  This is a special event and is open to all interested persons including recorder players, players of other instruments, singers, and fans of early music.  Registration in advance at our website (link below).

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3/13/20211:00 PM NYC TimeLewis Baratz


Looking to take a breather from the traditional Renaissance and Baroque recorder fare? This workshop on jazzing up your repertoire will add new tools to your recorder playing and get you swinging. The two-hour session will be led by virtuoso and versatile recording artist and teacher Vincent Lauzer of the Québec ensemble Flûte Alors. Just the kind of spring tonic we can use as the winter comes to an end.

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3/20/20211pm to 3pm PacificBC Recorder Society


ARS online event with Melika Fitzhugh, composer of the 2021 Play the Recorder Month piece, Transparent Letters Across the Sky. This will be followed by a Zoom-group play-in of the piece. Time: 11am PT; 12 NOON MT; 1pm CT; 2PM ET. ARS members will receive an event invitation closer to the date, to register and receive the Zoom link.

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3/20/202111am PT; 12 NOON MT; 1pm CT; 2PM ETSusan Burns


The Denver Recorder Society continues their 2020-21 virtual season (third Sunday of every month) on Sunday, March 21, 2021, from at 2-3:30 PM MST. Professional recorder player Annette Bauer will lead this chapter meeting on Zoom, preceded by the chapter's "newbies" session for less-experienced players. All are welcome.

A native of Germany, Annette Bauer studied Medieval and Renaissance music at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, Switzerland, specializing on recorder techniques with Conrad Steinmann (2001). She is also certified in the Orff-Schulwerk method. Bauer has appeared as guest artist with leading early music ensembles throughout the U.S.--including appearing in Cirque du Soleil's Totem.

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3/21/20212-3:30 p.m. (main chapter meeting; newbies meet beforehand)Sharon Bolles


Online meeting of the South Bay Recorder Society with Shira Kammen.

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4/9/20217:30 - 9:00 pm Pacific timeKen Newton


Patrick von Huene, owner of the renowned Von Huene Workshop in New England, joins us for a one-hour interactive seminar on everything you've always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about the recorder. Patrick will offer tips on everything from assessing an instrument for purchase, to handling regular maintenance and repairs, to knowing when it's time to bid adieu to your beloved companion.

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4/17/202110am-11am PacificBC Recorder Society


The Denver Recorder Society continues their 2020-21 virtual season (third Sunday of every month) on Sunday, April 18, 2021, from at 2-3:30 PM MST. Professional recorder player Jennifer Carpenter will lead this chapter meeting on Zoom, preceded by the chapter's "newbies" session for less-experienced players. All are welcome.

Professional recorder player Jennifer Carpenter performs and teaches regularly throughout the southwest. A resident of Colorado Springs, CO, she is a member of the Parish House Baroque Ensemble and the duo Byrd on a Wire. Jennifer enjoys teaching as much as performing. In addition to teaching private lessons, both in person and online, she has been on the faculty of early music workshops in TX, CA, NM, CO, and AZ. Her enthusiasm for working with amateur recorder players led her to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Recorder Society for eight years.

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4/18/20212-3:30 p.m. (main chapter meeting; newbies meet beforehand)Sharon Bolles


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