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Come to Our Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 20th!

Please join us for our Holiday Concert on December 20th at 2 PM!Everyone is invited to perform, or just listen. This year, performers will need to be creative, perhaps playing a solo, perhaps playing a duet with everyone else joining … Continue reading

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Join the Chicago Chapter on Sunday, Nov. 15th!

Lisette Kielson will continue our story-telling theme with extended techniques, free improvisation, and descriptive duos. The session will include a review of September’s techniques and Glen Shannon’s Papillons as well as new techniques and musical selections by Lance Eccles, Jacques-Martin … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Annual Holiday Concert Sunday December 15

Our annual Yuletide Concert for the Chicago Chapter is coming up, Sunday December 15 at 2 PM. Send the name of your group, the names of the participants, the names of the pieces you plan to play, and the composers, … Continue reading

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Pictures from November 2019 Meeting

Some photos from our last meeting taken by Peter Beck.

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