Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 65th Year
March 2020
In This Issue
RSVP for the March 15 Meeting
Our next session is Sunday, March 15, 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.
Registration is Open for the BRS Spring Workshop!
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Please join us on Saturday, April 4, for our all-day spring workshop. We'll meet from 9:30AM-4:30PM at 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, our monthly meeting location.

Our exceptional lineup of coaches:

For the recorder and viol groups:
For the loud instruments, Liza Malamut (morning) and Marilyn Boenau (afternoon) will coach.

Early bird pricing! Please register by March 17 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 17.

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

Online 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 7, 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme: Music from Iberia
Coaches: Eric Haas, Lisle Kulbach, Na'ama Lion, Sheila Beardslee; special guest
Shira Kammen leads a morning for singers and instrumentalists focused on Sephardic and Medieval Iberian music.  
For Play the Recorder Month, Bonnie Kelly of the American Recorder Society will lead a rehearsal of Frances Blaker's Ice and Rain and Snow from 9:00-9:30, to be presented at the break.
Consort visitors $15, REMM Members free 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by 5PM Thursday March 5 to
The Litany of Loreto: Supplications to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sunday, March 8, 2:00pm
Plainchant and two settings for voices and instruments by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.  Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse. Historical background and commentary by Genna Beatty, Minister for Youth and Young Adults.
$15 donation to support the Hancock Music Program.Wheelchair accessible. 
Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA.
More information
Seven Times Salt: Banbury Ale - Party Music from Elizabethan England 
Saturday, March 28, 7:30PM 
Rousing drinking songs, broadside ballads, rustic catches, energetic country dances, and selections by Dowland, Hume, and Morley.
Elise Groves, soprano; Karen Burciaga, fiddle, voice; Dan Meyers, recorders, percussion, voice; Josh Schreiber Shalem, bass viol, voice; Matthew Wright, lute, bandora, voice
Canadian American Club, 202 Arlington St. Watertown, MA 
$20 sug
gested donation 
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 

March 15
April 4 - Saturday all-day workshop 
April 26
May 17
Boston Recorder Society, c/o Ted Live, 17 Wendell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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