Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 64th Year
March 2019
In This Issue
RSVP for the March 17 Meeting
Our next session is Sunday, March 17, 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.
Sign up now for the BRS Spring Workshop 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 
Please join us on Saturday, April 6, for our all-day spring workshop. We'll meet from 9:30AM-4:30PM at 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, our monthly meeting location.

Coaches for the recorder and viol groups:
These coaches will rotate among the groups.

Coaches for the loud instruments will be Nathaniel Cox and Liza Malamut

New this year: early bird pricing! Please register by March 16 for the best deal.

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

These fees will increase by $10 full day/$5 half day after March 16.

Please register promptly to help coaches prepare. Registration forms and additional information:

Online registration
Mail-in registration

Concerts, Classes, and Events

If you have news or announcements of interest to the BRS community, please send your information to the newsletter editor.
Recorders/Early Music MetroWest
Saturday March 9, 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme:The French Chanson
Coaches: Eric Haas, John Tyson, Sheila Beardslee; renaissance flute with Na'ama Lion if enough signups (flutes available to borrow; email Na'ama for information) 
Consort visitors $10, REMM Members free 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by noon Thursday March 7 to

HELP THE CHILDREN: Boston Musicians Perform to Benefit Refugees at US-Mexican Border
Saturday March 9, 3:00PM  
Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Traditional Music of South America and the Middle East, and Spirituals; members of Black Nativity, Blue Heron, The Boston Camerata, Dünya, and others. 
Memorial Church, Harvard University 
Free; donations requested
Leçons de ténèbres/Lessons of darkness
Sunday, March 24, 2:00pm
Music for the Lenten season by Marc-Antoine Charpentier for solo voices, strings, recorders set to the Lamentations of Jeremiah. Readings and commentary by Acting Minister Emelia Atteridge. Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse.
Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA. $15 donation to support Hancock Music Program. More information  
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings

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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