Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 63rd Year
December 2017
In This Issue
RSVP for the December 17 Meeting
Our next playing session will be
Sunday, December 17, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Please RSVP yes or no as soon as possible.

A note on RSVPs: As we discussed at the November meeting, if you know your plans, please respond as soon as possible. This enables your coaches to create the best musical experience for your ensemble. However, we know that plans change, and you are very welcome to come to a meeting whether or not you were able to give us an RSVP!

Refreshments in November will be a holiday potluck. Bring something festive to share!

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.
Concerts, Classes, and Events

If you have news or announcements of interest to the BRS community, please send your information to the newsletter editor.

Saturday, December 23, 3PM
First Parish in Lincoln presents Handel's Messiah
Ian Watson, Conductor/harpsichord, with the Lincoln Baroque Players and Chorus
Handel's beloved classic performed by world-class artists including Ian Watson, Guy Fishman, Aisslinn Nosky, and more.
Suggested donation $40; any amount appreciated. Limited seating; doors open at 2:30PM.
The Parish House (Stone Church) of First Parish in Lincoln
14 Bedford Rd, Lincoln MA

Recorder Classes for new learners and experienced players
Thursday January 11, 2018 and continuing
Know someone who wants to learn the recorder, or looking for a playing opportunity? A new semester begins for John Tyson's recorder classes at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education.
Beginning class Thursdays, 4:45-6:15PM
Ensemble class Thursdays, 6:15-7:45PM
Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Recorders/Early Music MetroWest
Saturday January 13, 2018 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme: Music from France
Consort visitors $15 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by noon Thursday January 11 to
More details will be available at the R/EMM program page.
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 2017-2018 
December 17  

January 21
February 25
March 18 
April 22
May 27
Boston Recorder Society, c/o Ted Live, 17 Wendell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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