Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 64th Year
November 2018
In This Issue
RSVP for the November 18 Meeting
 
Our next session is Sunday, November 18, 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.
 
The Jenks Recorder Ensemble Invites New Members
The Jenks Recorder Ensemble, directed by Roy Sansom, has openings for new members.
Time: Every Tuesday, 12:45-2:45PM
Location: Winchester Community Music School, 407 Highland Ave. Winchester, MA, 781-721-9670. Accessible by public transport; some participants carpool.
Cost: Free during most of the year; $15 per session during the summer.
Per the director, the group is for older folks who want to continue or start playing the recorder in a large ensemble situation for fun. Repertoire includes mostly four part music from the Renaissance and Baroque, arrangements of music from the Romantic era, popular music, English Country Dances, and the kitchen sink. Participants are levels from lower intermediate through advanced; most play SATB, but it's not essential. Relaxed atmosphere with emphasis on making music.
 
Recorders/Early Music MetroWest
Saturday November 17 9:30AM-12:15PM  
Theme: Music the Pilgrims ran away from
Coaches: Lisle Kulbach, Carol Lewis, Dan Meyers, Sheila Beardslee
Consort visitors $15 - REMM Members FREE 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA (directions)
RSVP by noon Thursday November 15 to sheilabb@verizon.net.
 
The Musik of Christmastide in Olde New England
Sunday, November 18 at 2:00pm
How Christmas survived the harsh puritanical climate of New England. An early music concert exploring music performed in the New England area between 1620 and 1868, with an emphasis on the music of Christmastide.  Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse. 
Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA. $15 donation to support Hancock Music Program. More information. 
 
Eudaimonia presents "Boundary Issues II: A Shindig de Chambre"
Thursday November 29,  8PM, at Villa Victoria, 85 West Newton St, Boston 
Saturday Dec. 1, 8PM, United Parish Church, 210 Harvard St, Brookline
Free. A passionate and playful St. Cecilia's celebration. An unusual array of repertoire with a Latin bent, spanning Sephardic songs, baroque arias, early jazz, 17th-century folias and chaconnes, tango, swing, and new music. Featuring soprano Pamela Murray, mezzo Carrie Cheron, flutist Na'ama Lion, reeds blower Diane Heffner, Brazilian recorder virtuoso Cléa Galhano, violinists Julia McKenzie & Anna Griffis, harpsichordist/accordionist Vivian Montgomery, cellist Claire Garabedian. In support of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.  
 
Thinking about private lessons or coached ensemble classes? See our
Early Music teachers List.

Save the Dates!
Upcoming BRS Meetings 
2018
November 18    
December 16   

2019
January 27
February 24
March 17
April 6 - All-day workshop 
April 28
May 19 
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