Recorder Orchestra of Puget Sound
The Seattle Recorder Society
Last updated on: December 4, 2017
Directors:  Vicki Boeckman and Charles Coldwell
The Recorder Orchestra of Puget Sound (ROPS) in Seattle was recently re-formed and started rehearsals in 2015 under the co-direction of Vicki Boeckman and Charles Coldwell

Originally founded in 2005 by long-time SRS Music Director and composer Peter Seibert, it last met and performed in 2010. Affiliated with the Seattle Recorder Society, the ROPS membership this year is by invitation. 

Its membership of 20+ advanced amateur recorder players perform on recorders ranging in size from sopranino to contrabass.  The ensemble’s repertoire includes 20th- and 21st-century compositions specifically written for recorder orchestra, Renaissance and Baroque pieces for large ensembles, and arrangements of music originally for orchestral or other large ensembles.
ROPS Membership:

Membership fees cover the cost of rehearsal and concert space, music purchases and copying, and conductor compensation.

Currently, membership in ROPS is by invitation.

Please contact Vicki Boeckman or Charles Coldwell at for more information.
Copyright © Photography Courtesy of William Stickney
Copyright © William Stickney
Fall Concert:

Sunday Nov. 19th, 2017, 3:00 pm
Music Center of the Northwest
901 N 96th St, Seattle, WA

Our Fall concert features Nordic Music.

  • Edvard Grieg - From Holberg's Time
I.  Praeludium
III. Gavotte
V. Rigaudon
  • Jean Sibelius - Andante Festivo
  • Edvard Grieg -  from 25 Norweigian Folk Song and Dance Op.17
             5 Dance from Jolster - Jolstring
             4 Nils Tallefjorden - Nils Tallfjoren
           18 Pesant Dance - Stabbe Laaten
  • Edvard Grieg - Ave Maris Stella
  • Johan Helmich Roman - Bilägers musiken (Royal wedding music)
             1. Allegro assai
             3. Andante
           25. Spicco - Allegro da Capella