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Welcome to the September meeting of the 2020 – 2021 season of the Chicago ARS!

Please join Lisette and the Chicago Chapter on Sunday, September 20th, at 2 PM, for our first class meeting in this season’s Storytelling 101. We’ll warm up with a great “conversation” from the ARS Members’ Library Edition, He Talks, She … Continue reading

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Springtime Concert on Zoom

Springtime greetings from the Chicago ARS! Though our usual get-together in May is not possible, we will have an online, virtual meeting and music session, to keep alive our springtime concert and socializing traditions. This year’s Spring Concert will take … Continue reading

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April Newsletter

Remember physical distancing. These musicians appear to be six feet apart! Usually I announce the next meeting on these posts. But our April and May meetings have been cancelled. Today I only have the newsletter to post. But our board … Continue reading

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To Trill or Trillo?

Noted bass-baritone performer and teacher, Andrew Schultze is generously sharing with us a recently completed research study of his on 17th century vocal ornamentation, that can also apply to the recorder. He traces the meanings of several terms, such as … Continue reading

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April and May 2020 Meetings Cancelled

Nobody needs any more bad news related to COVID-19. But… Due to the extraordinary circumstances we are living in for the foreseeable future, we in the Chicago Chapter ARS are cancelling the April and May meetings. With conditions changing daily, … Continue reading

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March 15 meeting cancelled

Sorry to disappoint at this late date, but we’ve decided to cancel the ARS meeting for tomorrow, Sunday, Mar. 15. By this afternoon, there was only a very small number of people who planned to attend, and after talking to … Continue reading

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March 15th and The French Baroque!

Andrew Schultze leads us on March 15 with music from the French Baroque, with plans to mark the 350th anniversary of the collaboration between two 17th century giants of the arts, composer and performer Jean-Baptiste Lully and playwright Moliere, in … Continue reading

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Some Pictures from The February Meeting!

                                    Thank you Peter Beck for the photos.

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February 2020 Meeting

On Sunday February 16 Lisette will lead the chapter meeting in readings of Giovanni Priuli’s “Canzone a 7”, Sören Sieg’s “kinyongo” (from his African Suite #4), and Glen Shannon’s “Friendship Canzona” which we will perform at our Spring Concert in … Continue reading

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January 2020 Meeting

Happy new year everybody! We closed out the new year with a very successful holiday concert. About sixty people in the audience. We also enjoyed a performance the recorder club from the Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest led by … Continue reading

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