Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
 BRS's 61st Year!
December 2015
In This Issue

RSVP for December 2015 Meeting

Our next playing session: 
Sunday, December 20, 6:30-9:00PM.

Please RSVP yes or no as soon as possible.

Refreshments in December will be provided by Emily's group.

New players always welcome--- recorders, baroque flutes and strings, or early loud winds. If you are new to BRS, your first session is a free trial. See the BRS website for details about our ensembles, membership options, and directions.

Quick reminder: Please bring a music stand to our sessions!
Harpsichordist Seeks Recorder and Flute Players  

Harpsichordist Michael Brazile would like to find recorder players (A=415) and Baroque flutists to join him for informal explorations of Baroque music, for example Bach flute sonatas as well as rarer repertoire from the French Baroque. Michael is based in Quincy and is a graduate of the New England Conservatory. You can contact him via his website or at
'Tis the Season for Wonderful Holiday Music!
Concerts and Events 
If you have news or announcements of interest to the BRS community, please send your information before the 10th of each month to the newsletter editor.

The New England Early Music Calendar provides a list of events from around the region. Submit your own events directly to the web site.

Saturday December 12 9:30AM-12:15PM 
Recorders/Early Music MetroWest Annual Holiday Celebration Session
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street Concord MA (directions).
Consorts at three levels during the first session, led by coaches Eric Haas, Emily O'Brien & R/EMM director Sheila Beardslee. For our second session we gather in Trinity's beautiful Parish Hall to play together under all three coaches.
Please RSVP ASAP! 

Saturday December 12 7PM
Third Muse
presents a House Concert
Dolci e Traversi: Music for Flutes, Sweet and Cross
Na'ama Lion ~ traverso & flauto dolce
Christien Beeuwkes ~ voice & violoncello
Dana Maiben ~ violin & harpsichord
Performing music by Corelli, Marcello, Dornel, Purcell, Biber, C.P.E Bach, J.S. Bach
757 Washington Street, Brookline MA 
Suggested donation $10-$50
RSVP to reserve a seat: or 617-669-4292

Saturday, December 19, 3PM
Live in Lincoln Center: First Parish in Lincoln Presents Handel's Messiah

Featuring the Lincoln Baroque Players and Chorus led by Ian Watson, Resident Conductor of the Handel & Haydn Society and Music Director First Parish in Lincoln.
Doors open 2:30PM and seating is limited.
Parish House Auditorium, 14 Bedford Rd, Lincoln MA.
More information at or call 782-259-8117
Suggested donation $30; any amount is appreciated.
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 2015-2016 

Dates for the rest of this season's monthly Sunday meetings and workshops:  

December 20

January 24
February 28
March 20
April 2 - Saturday; Spring workshop  
April 24
May 22  
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