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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know ahead of time to be included in the printed program, but … Continue reading
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
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
Join us (hopefully in person) on February 20th!
Join us on February 20th as Lisette leads us in a comprehensive rehearsal of Glen Shannon’s Petite Sweet Flute Suite, a commissioned work in honor of Hilde Staniulis to be performed in May. With extra time, we’ll explore Sören Sieg’s … Continue reading
Ring in the New Year with us on January 16th!
UPDATE: Due to unfortunate circumstances, the Chicago Chapter January meeting will be held online, on Zoom. Lisette will still lead us as we explore four new Baroque pieces, including a Largo & Gigue, an Allemand and Air by Loeillet and … Continue reading
Join us for our annual Holiday Concert on December 19th at 2 PM!
This year, we return to our in-person concert, while still following safety protocols (here). Using our new meeting format, there will be first-hour playing for those who arrive at 1 PM; music for this hour is now available on this … Continue reading
Join Us on November 21st To Welcome Back Lisette Kielson!
Lisette returns to direct our November 21st meeting. In addition to revisiting Glen Shannon’s and Peter Seibert’s celebratory works (Friendship Canzona and Festival Music, respectively, both from September), we will play from Tomaso Albinoni’s beautiful Sonata á 5 and Lance … Continue reading
Join us on October 17th to explore early Baroque multi-part music!
On October 17th at 2 PM, Mirja Lorenz, member of the Chicago Recorder Trio and Black Tulip, will present three substantial Early Baroque pieces: Sonata 15 by Dario Castello, Bergamasca by Girolamo Frescobaldi, and (another) Bergamasca by Samuel Scheidt. Please … Continue reading
Welcome to the 2021-2022 Season!
We’ve all waited a whole year to meet and play together again, and we certainly plan to this season. Who would have guessed that we’d still be in recurring semi-pandemic mode over a year after we first heard the term … Continue reading
We hope you’re having a wonderful summer, while keeping up with the recorder!
Here are some available recorder activities for more summer fun! If you or a friend would like to learn how to play the recorder, you can sign up for free beginning recorder lessons here, on the ARS National website. Yes, … Continue reading
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