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Join the Chicago Chapter and Patrick O’Malley in March, for the first Flowers of Spring!

On Sunday, March 21, join the Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society as we anticipate the musical “flowers” of Spring! Patrick O’Malley will lead the group in playing selections from Volume 1 of Philibert Delavigne’s Les Fleurs, Pièces pour … Continue reading

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Beat the “Bleak Midwinter” blues and join us on February 21st!

We will continue our technique work with Lisette Kielson at our February meeting. We will also revisit the technically challenging and musically rewarding selections from last month: duos by Bach, Hotteterre, and Telemann for two altos. Feel free to join … Continue reading

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You are welcome to join the Chicago Chapter on January 17th!

In our first chapter meeting of 2021, we’re going to get to work! But it won’t feel like a chore as Lisette leads us in wonderful duos for two altos by Bach, Hotteterre, and Telemann. We will focus on our … Continue reading

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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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