CityRecorder! Fall Weekend Workshop

October 2015, tba!

A Gala NYC Weekend October 18-19, 2014

Co-Directors: Valerie Horst and Wendy Powers

The Ella Baker School, New York City

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A workshop designed exclusively for recorder players! recorder trio at aemf14

Classes will cover a wide range of topics: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Contemporary, and Traditional.

Faculty: Rachel Begley, Martha Bixler, Deborah Booth, Eric Haas, Valerie Horst, Larry Lipnik, Daphna Mor, Gene Murrow, Wendy Powers, Nina Stern.

Class levels range from intermediate to very advanced. Applicants should play at least two sizes of instrument (S&T or A&B), and we hope that most will play both C and F fingerings, and have at least a fair level of sightreading. Baroque style recorders preferred, except as noted in Class Descriptions.

Class Schedule: Morning classes will meet both days, each afternoon class only once.

Saturday, October 18: 4 classes, 9:30-4:45

Sunday, October 19: 3 classes, 9:30-3:00

Optional Special Events:

Saturday 5:30 Dinner at Persepolis Restaurant. Join us for fine Persian fare.

Saturday 8:00 Concert with East of the River Ensemble: Levantera. With Nina Stern and Daphna Mor.


Registration opens August 15, Class Descriptions and online sign-up forms will be posted on the AEM website September 10.  Preference will be given to those enrolling full time. Enrollment for morning-only classes or afternoon classes will be offered on a space-available basis starting October 10th. Enrollment is limited to 70, apply early!

The Ella Baker School

317 East 67the Street, New York, NY 10065, between 1st and 2nd Avenues in Manhattan. The closest subway stop is the 68 Street/Hunter College stop on the Lexington Avenue No. 6 train. Bus lines 15 and 66 are also convenient.

East of the River: Levantera

East of the River Ensemble presents Leventara

Saturday evening, October 18th at 8:00 p.m.

St Bartholomew's Church. Park Avenue at 50th Street, New York, NY.  Special ticket price of $25 for CityRecorder! participants. Concert presented by Gotham Early Music Scene. 

East of the River Ensemble:

Nina Stern, recorders and chalumeau

Daphna Mor, recorders and ney

Tamar Pinarbasi, kanun

Jesse Kotansky, oud and violin

John Hadfield, percussion