Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 64th Year
January 2019
In This Issue
RSVP for the January 27 Meeting
Happy New Year to all! Our next session is Sunday, January 27, from 6:30-9:00PM.

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, and early loud winds. If you are new to BRS, your first meeting 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.
Recorder classes at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education 
Know someone who wants to learn recorder, or would you like to sharpen your ensemble skills? John Tyson offers beginners a great introduction to the recorder. John also coaches an ensemble for more advanced players.  
Classes begin January 17 at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 42 Brattle Street, Cambridge MA
The Return of the King: Music of the English Restoration
Sunday January 13, 3:00PM
Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo and baroque lute) perform sonatas, fantasies and grounds from the time after the English Civil War, including works by Purcell, Locke, Finger, Matteis, Young, Simpson, and Mace.
Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road at Central St., Somerville, MA 
More information at or call(617) 666-9810  
Han Tol & Boreas Quartett Bremen: Il flauto magico: A journey across centuries of music
Friday February 1, 8:00pm
Join Han Tol and Boreas Quartett Bremen for an intriguing and delightful journey that explores the contrasts of a wide array of recorders in a program spanning hundreds of years of music, focusing on masterpieces by Christopher Tye, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Johann Sebastian Bach, and others.
First Church Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA; $20-$70
More information  
Recorders/Early Music MetroWest
Saturday February 9, 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme: Medieval Music
Coaches: Eric Haas, Na'ama Lion, Sheila Beardslee
Plus: Choral Morning: Exploring Cantigas with Cristi Catt
Consort visitors $10, REMM Members free 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by noon Thursday February 7 to
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 

January 27
February 24
March 17
April 6 - All-day workshop 
April 28
May 19 
Boston Recorder Society, c/o Ted Live, 17 Wendell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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