Program for Friday, January 5, 2018
The Seattle Recorder Society
Last updated on: December 29, 2017
The Seattle Recorder Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at
Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, 10005 32nd N.E., Seattle.

Registrations Open for Several Recorder Workshops:
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From the Music Director - Vicki Boeckman:

Vicki Boeckman, conducting
Uplifting Music
All sizes of recorders and viols are welcome
Miyo Aoki, leading
Music will be provided
Happy Solstice everyone! It is the eve of the Winter Solstice as I write. The longest, darkest night of the year. As you read this the hectic holidays will be behind and the new year ahead - eagerly awaiting embarkment. This time of year is naturally filled with myriad feelings and emotions all clamoring for recognition as they get sorted out. Hearts are full of love and joy as we gather with family and friends, yet heavy with local news and national and global injustices. We are in a time of great uncertainty and rapid change. I find great solace in music be it listening to music, reading about music or especially playing music with friends. I cannot imagine a life without music and I am very fortunate to be able do what I love for a living. Every day that I get to grow and learn through teaching my students or by performing in front of an audience is a gift of which I am constantly reminded.

I look forward to embarking on a new calendar year and leading the playing session on January 5th. There is no opening program, so we will spend the entire time playing music that heralds the light and uplifts the human spirit.

All sizes of recorders and viols welcome. See you soon!

"American Recorder Rally" with Matthias Maute
Conductor, Soloist & Composer
Hosted by Seattle Recorder Society
Saturday March 10, 2018 - 1:00pm—5:00pm
Perry Hall, Sand Point Community United
Methodist Church Church
4710 N.E. 70th St., Seattle

Registration for participants: $50

See SRS Regional Workshops page for more information

Winds and Waves Recorder Workshop
20th Anniversary!
May 4-7, 2018
Faculty evening concert: May 4, Workshop May 5-7
Registration opens Tuesday, January 16, at 8:30 am.
To register, go to or call Sitka at 541-994-5485 on that date. Space is limited to 45 participants, so don't delay!

Location: Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Otis, Oregon
Tuition: $280

See SRS Regional Workshops page for more information

Kyuquot Sound Early Music Workshop & Festival: "Music on the Sound"; a recorder/viol workshop and festival
Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2018

Location: Kyuquot, BC Canada

See SRS Regional Workshops page for more information

“Make the Morning Last”
Saturday, February 10. 2018
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bellingham, WA

Faculty: Laura Kuhlman, Phil Neuman, Gail Neuman
All small group playing! Recorders, reeds, and strings welcome!

More details to come after January 1, 2018.

Contact: Gayle Neuman: or
phone: 503.631.2973.
Contact also: Debbie McMeel:

Save the Dates!
September 29-30, 2018
Saturday, February 10. 2018
Somewhere in the Seattle Area TBA
Faculty: Some of your favorite recorder personalities

Workshop sponsored by Seattle Recorder Society and Moss Bay Recorder Society.