Welcome! We hope you’ll join us soon in convivial music-making.
The East Bay Recorder Society (EBRS) is an association of recorder enthusiasts in the San Francisco Bay area. Recorder players from beginning to advanced levels are invited to join, to play music together and to learn more about the recorder with a different professional conductor each month (September-May or June). Please go to our "Join Us!" page for our membership form.
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Download our Gig Book:
The East Bay Recorder Society makes this work available to the recorder community in commemoration of Eileen Hadidian. It may be used freely for any non-commercial purpose. This compilation of accessible music for amateur ensembles includes duets, trios, quartets and a quintet drawn from a wide variety of public domain sources, selected, edited and arranged by Eileen Hadidian. Frances Feldon, Richard Geisler and Fred Palmer also contributed arrangements to the book. The music comes from different cultural traditions and time periods, including Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, American folk and spirituals, Celtic tunes. The download can be achieved by clicking on the image or link to the right.
Play with us!
Our next monthly playing session will be March 7th with Louise Carslake at Zion Lutheran Church, 5201 Park Blvd., Oakland, CA.
| Louise Carslake is well known to Bay Area audiences as a performer on the baroque flute and the recorder. She is a member of the baroque ensemble Music's Re-creation, the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Magnificat and the Jubilate Baroque Orchestra and has performed widely in her native Britain, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Ireland, and the Netherlands. She has made over ten CD recordings. Louise teaches early music performance on the faculty at Mills College, and coaches baroque flute at U.C. Berkeley. She is co-founder of the Junior Recorder Society in the East Bay and has taught at many workshops including SFEMS, Palomar, Port Townsend, Amherst and the Roads Scholar Workshop in Carmel Valley. Louise holds the graduate diploma from Trinity College of Music, London, and also studied with Wilbert Hazelzet in the Netherlands, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.
Susan Jaffe, President