March 2010 Newsletter
Please Note: Dance Workshop Replaces March Sunday Meeting
Last Minute Reminder!
For those of you who have been out of the country, busy reading vampire novels, in hibernation or have forgotten to read your emails, this is a Final reminder of our exciting upcoming "English Country Music and Dance" Workshop on Saturday, March 6, with presenter Pat Petersen. The Workshop will be from 9:30am - 5pm at the Berkeley Community Church, 3701 W. 50th Ave. with an optional evening dance from 7pm -10pm. The cost is $45 for the Workshop and an additional $8 for those attending the evening dance. This will be a rare opportunity for us musicians to not only learn and play Baroque dance music by Handel and Purcell, but also to dance (optional) to this music while our fellow musicians play. Fun, fun, fun! For our procrastinator friends, you can still sign up at the sign in table at Berkeley Church the morning of the Workshop. How easy is that? For more information, please contact our irrepressible Program Director, Paul Brunson, 303-451-5967 firstname.lastname@example.org. Be there or be square.
Time to Vote!
a call for the Annual Business Meeting to be held April 18 during
our regularly scheduled Sunday afternoon playing session. The principle
business to be conducted at that time is the election of Officers
for the coming year.
Multiple Performances for the Recorder Faire
three venues for the Faire this year -- the standard format will
be held at the Tattered Cover on Colfax again on Sunday, March 28th
from 2:00-4:30 in the old orchestra pit. In addition to the Chapter
Renaissance Band, the Mariachi kids will be there as well as Swallow
Hill students and Waldorf School ensembles. We're fortunate to have
a professional group again this year-- Simplice -- Carla Sciaky,
Miriam Rosenbloom and Ben Cohen. The krumhorn group will close the
Faire with their semi-dulcet sounds.
our own recorder jazz band, has two performances scheduled in addition
to the Tattered Cover celebration of National Play the Recorder
Month. Any of the chapter's ensembles are welcome to join them on
the two programs --
Chapter Renaissance Band Rehearsal
The rehearsal for the Band performance at the March 28th Faire is on Saturday, March 20th at Susy Wilcox's home from 2:00-4:15, 1940 Hoyt Street in Lakewood. Those who are playing in the chapter band may get music from Elaine Granata (email@example.com). There's still room for more players. Please contact Elaine if you'd like to participate -- we'd love to have you play with us.
Now&Then brings Early Music to Boulder
The Early Music ensemble
Now&Then will perform in an eclectic concert of music spanning
several centuries and continents at 7:30 p.m. on Sat., March 13
at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, 5001 Pennsylvania
Ave. The performance will include European music of the 12th and
13th centuries, songs and madrigals of the Renaissance, American
and Israeli folk repertoire, traditional Irish tunes and a few 20th-century,
American pop classics. Performing will be group members Liz Gilpatrick,
(recorders, Ruth Harvey (recorders, viola da gamba, crumhorn, and
percussion) and Joyce Shambaugh (recorders, crumhorn, percussion).
Joining them will be Rebecca Beshore (recorders, percussion) and
tenor Dan Seger. The concert is free and open to the public. For
more information, contact Now&Then Coordinator Liz Gilpatrick
Newbie Announcement for March:
There will be no Newbie group in March because of the upcoming March workshop. Be sure to check the April newsletter for information about the April Newbie Group.
Members in Good Standing
Jill Adams, Louise Adler, Karen Anderson, Shirley Baker, Jo Anne Barnes, Phil Belefski, Erin Bell, Jann Benson, Rebecca Beshore, Roberta Blanc, David Brock, Paul Brunson, Kitty Comstock, Bill Conklin, Virginia Cortes, Lynda Coy, Charles Dana, Keith Emerson, Mike Emptage, Barbara Fahey, Nancy Fey, Judy Fritz, Rose Mary Glista, Elaine Granata, Janet Handmaker, Patrick Heid, Chris Hollingsworth, Deborah Horner, Phil Klos, John LeVett, Joyce Lowery, Bob McCarroll, Peggy McCreary, Lisa McInnis, Judy Miller, Paul Mimlitsch, Dick Munz, Jennifer Myers, Bruce Nelson, Ruth Neubauer, Gail Nickless, Susan Osborn, Bob Pease, Margaret Peterson, Ed Pinfield, Connie Primus, Sally Pyle, Karl Reque, Justine Romero, Miriam Rosenblum, Virginia Schlieker, Mary Scott, Mary Sloan, Pat Selby, Victoria Taylor, Rosi Terada, Gerrie Vendegna, Trudy Wayne, Susan Wilcox, Ann Williams, Madeline Zanetti, Mayianne Zwahlen. If your name does not appear on this list following the month you mail your check, please contact Dick Munz.
News of the activities
and postings from area musical groups having recorder players. Check
the chapter website for a listing of all groups that we know of,
including contact information.
Recorders For Sale
Zenon Alto (maple) $100, Zenon Tenor (cherry) $140. Both in very good condition. Contact Paul Brunson, 303-451-4967, firstname.lastname@example.org
Get a Gamba!
Interested in learning
more about the Viola da Gamba? A limited number of student quality
viols are available for rental at a reasonable monthly rate. Please
call Bill Conklin at 303-455-0837 for more information.
TIME TO RENEW!
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