Calendar of Events - American Recorder Society
The American Recorder Society provides this calendar as a convenience to our members. Event information is provided by the event sponsors, and any questions should be submitted to the contact in the event listing.

June 2024
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Second Level Beginners' Class with Lewis Baratz
6/3/2024 - 6/22/2024
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Events in the month of June 2024
Chapter representatives are invited to join us as we discuss best practices to help you run your respective chapters. This is an opportunity for you to meet your peers in chapters throughout the ARS. We believe that the people best qualified to help you with your chapter's challenges are your fellow chapter reps.
6/3/2024 - 6/22/2024
Sponsored by a generous donation from the North American Virtual Recorder Society (NAVRS)

"Lost... and Found": Finding Your Way Back in the Music

In this series we will focus on continuing technique for the alto recorder, following up from our Alto Beginners lesson.

This class is available at no charge to ARS members, only. When registering, use the email address associated with your ARS membership. If you are not an ARS member, you may click HERE to join.  These classes are limited in size to allow for more interaction between the teacher and students. If you have already taken two or more of our Second Level classes, please wait until one week prior to the start of class to sign up, in order to allow a larger number of people to take advantage of these opportunities.


Monday, June 3 at 7:30 PM, ET
Saturday, June 8 at 4 PM, ET
Saturday, June 15 at 4 PM, ET
Saturday, June 22 at 4 PM, ET

About Lewis Baratz:
Lewis R. Baratz is a harpsichordist, recorder player, conductor, and music educator. He has performed with the Academy of Sacred Drama, Bethlehem Baroque, Brandywine Baroque, The Queens Consort, MidAtlantic Opera Company, Voices Chorale, Vox Ama Deus, and with La Fiocco, which he founded in 2009. He served on the boards of Early Music America, the Academy of Sacred Drama, and the Arts and Cultural Council of Bucks County. Lewis was the first person to earn the Ph.D. in musicology with concentration in historical performance practice at Case Western Reserve University and was a Fulbright Scholar and Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. He has published several critical editions and over 20 articles on a wide range of topics, including 15th-century dance music, 17th-century keyboard music, biographical, archival, and manuscript studies, basso continuo, the choirboys of the Brussels Collegiate Church c. 1550 to 1793, and numerous entries in The New Grove Dictionary of Music. Lewis was music director of the Highland Park Recorder Society from 2020 to 2022 and presented a monthly online seminar series in early music performance for recorder players. He currently teaches harpsichord, recorder, and directs the chamber orchestra at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.
6/9/2024 - 6/16/2024
Berkeley, CA and nearby Bay Area venues
19 main stage concerts, as well as special events, a three-day exhibition, community workshops, and dozens of Fringe presentations.

Info and ticket information: San Francisco Early Music Society,
6/18/2024 - 6/21/2024
The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be streaming three on line Classical Tunes for Two Workshops for violins, violas, cellos, basses, mandolins, soprano recorder, and alto recorder.

The “Classical Tunes for Two, Volume 1” collection features 60 duets by more than 20 composers. You will experience some composers that may be familiar to you (Bach, Haydn, Moxart), and some that may not (Chedeville, Gumelzhaimer, Zipoli).
 The brief biographies in the back of the book will help you get more acquainted with all of these composers.

The Workshops will be on Tuesday, June 18, 7 PM, Central Time, Wednesday, June 19, 10 AM, Central Time, and Friday, June 21, 7 PM, Central Time.

Different tunes will be played at each session.

We will read, play, and discuss various survival skills for these charming pieces.  A treble clef version of the sheet music for the tunes being played will be displayed on the screen during the workshop.

There is limited enrollment, and pre-registration is required.  The cost for each workshop is $10.00. The cost of each optional book is $15.00 (includes shipping if ordered with workshop registration).

For more information, and to register:


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The American Recorder Society provides this calendar as a convenience to our members. Event information is provided by the event sponsors, and any questions should be submitted to the contact in the event listing.