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Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 65th Year
May 2020
In This Issue
Join us Sunday May 31 6:30PM
for an online playing session

 
Greetings to our Boston Recorder Society members and friends. We hope you are staying safe in this difficult time. Our next meeting will be an online session on Sunday, May 31, with BRS board president and music director Héloïse Degrugillier.
 
In this format, we will meet via Zoom for 90 minutes of playing, with a break for a little online socializing (bring your own snack!). Participants simultaneously play duets along with the coach and are muted in the meeting so that they hear only the coach.
 
Music and a link to log in to Zoom will be sent to those who register.  

The drop-in fee is the same as for our in-person sessions: basic members $20, non-members $30.

Please RSVP here!

Concerts, Classes, and Events

If you have news or announcements of interest to the BRS community, please send your information to the newsletter editor.
 
Support the Global Community Recorder Orchestra project
BRS coach Sarah Cantor has created an international recorder flash mob video, with over 100 musicians from 27 countries. It was featured on PBS NewsHour along with other collaborative projects inspired by Yo-Yo Ma's "Songs of Comfort". Check out the video (lots of familiar faces) and help them finish the project by contributing here.
 
Technique Classes with Héloïse Degrugillier
Héloïse Degrugillier is offering online recorder technique classes. Saturday May 16, 23, and 30, from 12 noon-1:00PM. $40 for all three classes, or $15 each. She says "We would talk about FINGERS, AIR and TONGUE of course. Because what else is there?" To register or for more information, contact Heloise by email
 
Anne Timberlake's Wednesday Webinars   
Anne Timberlake's next Wednesday Webinar is Secrets of Successful Practice, on June 3 at 7PM. How to get the most out of your practice time! Suitable for all instruments. Sign up for her newsletter to find out about the next one.

Amherst Early Music Weekend Online Workshops
Workshops continue Every Saturday and Sunday! Explore each week's offerings here and sign up for the newsletter to find out about an online version of the summer festival. Consider making a contribution so this unique institution can continue.  
 
Online Recorder Lessons
Reach out to our list of local teachers, and explore this directory of online teachers from the American Recorder Society. 
 
Boston Recorder Society, c/o Ted Live, 17 Wendell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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