Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 63rd Year
February 2018
In This Issue
RSVP for the February 25 Meeting
 
Happy New Year! Our next playing session will be
Sunday, February 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Please RSVP yes or no as soon as possible. A prompt reply helps our coaches with their preparations.

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.

Valentine's Day Recipe Special

Attendees at our monthly meetings know about board member John Krzywicki's  irresistible baked treats. He is sharing an extensive collection of his favorite recipes for scrumptious desserts, annotated with expert tips and commentary. If music be the food of love, play on! and then take a break to make and eat these delights.

John's top bars, square and cookies
 
Concerts, Classes, and Events

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

The Flanders Recorder Quartet
Friday, February 23 8PM
A Song for All Seasons

The Flanders Recorder Quartet will perform their final concerts in 2018. With Cecile Kempanaers, soprano. Pre-concert talk at 7PM.
Program description and tickets.
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Recorders/Early Music MetroWest
Saturday March 10, 2018 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme: Music before Bach 
Coaches:  Eric Haas, Lisle Kulbach, and Sheila Beardslee. Consort visitors $15 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by noon Thursday March 8 to sheilabb@verizon.net.
More details will be available at the R/EMM program page.
 
Classes at Sarah Cantor's Studio
Sarah Cantor offers a wide variety of ensemble classes in her Brookline studio. The first private lesson and first ensemble class is free. This season's offerings:

MONDAY  
Mixed Baroque ensemble 10:30AM-12:00PM
Intermediate/advanced recorder ensemble 6:30-8:00PM
Recorder ensemble weekly or monthly 8:00PM-9:30PM
TUESDAY
Advanced renaissance consort 11:00AM-12:30PM
Advanced performing ensemble/early notation 6:30PM-8:00PM
Madrigal Feast 1:30PM-3:00PM
THURSDAY First ensemble 10:30AM-11:30AM
FRIDAY
New Renaissance consort 9:30AM-11:00AM 
Detailed descriptions and more at www.cantornote.com. 
 
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

 
BRS Spring Full-Day Workshop
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Please plan join us on Saturday, April 7, for our all-day spring workshop.

Time:
 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Coaches: To be announced. Coaches will rotate among groups.
Fees: Full day: $100 non-members/$90 members
        Half day: $55 non-members/$50 members
        $10 full day/$5 half day discount for senior and student members of BRS
Location: Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
 
Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 2018 
 
February 25
March 18
April 7 Saturday; all-day workshop 
April 22
May 27
Boston Recorder Society, c/o Ted Live, 17 Wendell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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