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The Denver RS is excited to host recorder player and composer Glen Shannon for our 2024 Workshop!

Friday, April 12, 2024: 6 - 8:30 PM, MT and
Saturday, April 13, 2024: 9 AM - 5 PM, MT

Lamont School of Music
University of Denver

Denver, CO

Full Workshop (both Fri and Sat)
Denver RS Members:
non-Denver RS Members: $75
Saturday Workshop Only
Denver RS Members:
non-Denver RS Members: $65

About the "Rocky Recorders" Workshop: Glen Shannon will lead us in an eclectic mix of recorder music from the Renaissance through today, opening with "Friday Night Fantasias" and closing with "Polychoral Happy Hour". The workshop will be interspersed with his own compositions celebrating the "Dearly Departed" nestled between "Sacred Saturday with Palestrina" and "Fugues Flourishing Under Oppression" after lunch on Saturday. Don't miss this opportunity to work with Glen and players all along the Front Range!

Registration: Please fill out this form to register and pay through PayPal. If you prefer to pay by check, you may write a check to the "Denver Chapter ARS" when you arrive at the workshop. Please fill out the form even if you plan to pay at the workshop. We look forward to seeing you! 

About Glen: Glen Shannon (b. 1966) is a composer and recorder enthusiast living in El Cerrito, CA where he a member of the East Bay (CA) Recorder Society and Co-Director of the Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra. His compositions have won prizes in contests since 1997, sponsored by the Chicago and Washington, DC Recorder Societies, SFEMS, and the ARS/Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet. Tom Beets and Joris Van Goethem of the former Flanders Recorder Quartet have commissioned works from him, most recently a Bass-Contrabass duet featured on their award-winning first CD as the duo FR2. Glen publishes his music under his own name at, and has also had works published by Moeck Verlag, PRB Productions, Loux Music Publishing Company, the ARS, and the European recorder magazines “Recorder” in the UK, “Windkanal” in Germany, and “Blokfluitist” in the Netherlands. Performances of some of his works can be found on YouTube at Glen is active in the American Recorder Society as editor of the quarterly Members' Library Editions, a series introducing new recorder music to the worldwide membership, and is the editor and producer of the annual ARS Play-the-Recorder-Month piece that appears with the Winter edition of the American Recorder magazine. In October 2021 Glen received the ARS Presidential Special Honor Award, recognizing a person who has had a significant positive impact on the recorder community in North America.

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