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Join us on Sunday, February 19th, to brighten the ‘Bleak Midwinter’ with music!

Beat the midwinter blues! We will begin the meeting at 1 PM with free-form group playing, music to be provided by the chapter. At 2 PM, Lisette Kielson will direct the group in dances by Attaignant, a fantasie by du … Continue reading

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Ring in a musical New Year with us on Sunday, January 15, starting at 1 PM!

Happy New Year to all! We will begin the meeting with free-form group playing, with music to be provided by the chapter. At 2 PM, Lisette Kielson returns with a celebration of French music from the 14th to 20th centuries. … Continue reading

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Join us for our annual Yuletide Concert on December 18th at 1 PM!

All are invited to participate in the 1 PM concert, performing or listening. If you or your group would like to perform, contact Mark Dawson at msjddawson@sbcglobal.net. Let him know ahead of time to be included in the printed program, … Continue reading

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Join the Chicago Chapter on Sunday, November 20th!

Please join us on November 20, at 1 PM, when Andrew Schultze returns to offer music from the 18th century Hapsburg Court of Vienna. Besides courtly chamber music and dances, Andrew will consider life in Vienna in Mozart’s day, including … Continue reading

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Join the Chicago Chapter on Sunday, October 16th!

Join the Chicago Chapter on Sunday, October 16, at 1 PM at Covenant Presbyterian Church, when Lisette Kielson returns. She plans to open with a scale exercise by G. Rooda (C Major) and a Renaissance duet by Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi. … Continue reading

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Welcome to our 2022-2023 Season!

Join the Chicago Chapter on Sunday September 18 at 1 PM as we open our new season. At our September meeting, we will read Ravenscroft’s Three Blind Mice (in early notation!), practice a scale pattern from Rooda’s dexterity exercises, play … Continue reading

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Thank you for a wonderful recorder season! See you in September!

We’ve had a wonderful season of meetings, concerts and special events, thanks to our chapter members and good friends. Our May meeting was one of the best in memory, with a special remembrance of long-time member Hildé Staniulis, followed by … Continue reading

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Please join us for our Spring Concert and Special Event on May 15th!

All are invited to participate in the 2 PM concert, performing or listening. If you or your group would like to perform, contact us at chicago.recorders@gmail.com. Let us know ahead of time to be included in the printed program, but … Continue reading

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Please join us on April 24th! (Note the 4th-Sunday date.)

At 2 PM, our April chapter meeting will concentrate on a dress rehearsal of Petite Sweet Flute Suite by Glen Shannon in preparation for the world premiere performance in May. Glen plans to join us in playing his tribute to … Continue reading

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Join us to welcome Spring (and Andrew Schultze) on Sunday March 20th, for:

American Music 1775-1850: from the Revolution to the Gold Rush Andrew will present a Performance Workshop tracing the development of American Music from the founding of our Nation to the admission of California to the Union. We will explore the … Continue reading

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