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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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