Recorder Workshops in the Northwest
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Port Townsend Early Music Workshop
July 2019

The Seattle Recorder Society’s Port Townsend Early Music Workshop at the University of Puget Sound offers an opportunity for players of recorder, viol, and historical winds to study and play music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque, and the 20th-21st centuries.  The Port Townsend Early Music Workshop is held every other year.  The next workshop will occur July 9-16, 2017.  Visit the Port Townsend Early Music Workshop for more information about the upcoming and past workshops. more information...
Last updated on: January 28, 2018
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"American Recorder Rally" with Matthias Maute
Conductor, Soloist & Composer
Hosted by Seattle Recorder Society
Saturday March 10, 2018
Perry Hall, Sand Point Community United
Methodist Church Church
4710 N.E. 70th St., Seattle

Registration for participants: $50

Working with up to twelve ARS Recorder Orchestras and Chapters around the country, Maute has created a large-scale concert program. The project, sponsored in part by the American Recorder Society, is designed to give players of intermediate level and above an opportunity to perform with a professional musician and conductor. Mr. Maute will direct participants in a two-hour rehearsal, with a performance the same day. The concert selections will be mostly solo works performed by Maute on recorder and traverso, and will include pieces with recorder orchestra. The pièce de résistance will be an original concerto he has composed specifically for this project.

Celebrate “Play the Recorder Month” (March 2018) by participating in this unique event!

Schedule for the "Rally" in Seattle:
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm workshop/rehearsal
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm break
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm concert

The 4:00 PM concert is open to the public - tickets at the door.
Sand Point Community United Methodist Church—4710 NE 70th, Seattle

To register, and for more details, download the flyer and registration form.


For more information, contact Nancy Gorbman:

Sponsored in part by:
American Recorder Society
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

Faculty: Tish Berlin, Frances Blaker, Clea Galhano and Janet Beazley

Classes: graded technique and repertoire classes, plus general "grand consort" sessions.

Tuition: $280 (includes one adult ticket to the faculty concert)

Annual workshop for recorder players of all levels.  Instruction focused on improvement of individual and ensemble skills. Registration includes admission to Friday night Faculty Concert in Lincoln City.

Two Jeanne Lynch Memorial Scholarships are available. Both will cover workshop tuition and provide $150 toward living/travel expenses. Information about how to apply will be on Sitka's website in January.

Form more information visit the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology website about the Winds and Waves Recorder Workshop
Montréal recorder virtuoso Matthias Maute is bringing an exciting new project to the United States early in 2018: the great “American Recorder Rally.”  Matthias is an internationally renowned recorder performer and teacher, composer, artistic co-director of Ensemble Caprice, award-winning recording artist, and much more!
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

Matthias Maute, Recorder
Sophie Lariviere, Recorder
David Morris, Viol

Enjoy classes including Renaissance, Baroque, mixed consorts, and more! Explore nature with abundant wildlife and beach hikes. Attend delightful faculty concerts, receive expert and insightful instruction in a beautifully renovated historic waterfront schoolhouse at the Kyuquot Inn, Kyuquot, BC. (See our web-site at:

Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island with waterfront accommodations, we have scheduled a special boat excursion to a nearby island for a picnic and beach walk.

Register early: enrollment limited to 30 participants. Full tuition payment due by June 15, 2018. Intermediate and above level: recorder and viol players.

For more information, contact:
Nancy Gorbman, Director, 206-852-4762;