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.
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 third monthly playing session for the 2014/2015 season will be Friday evening December 5th at Zion Lutheran Church, 5201 Park Blvd., Oakland with Tish Berlin(see below).
Letitia Berlin, recorder, teaches in California and at workshops around the country, some of which she also directs. Ms. Berlin performs with the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Tibia Recorder Duo, Bertamo, and Calextone. Ms. Berlin has appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, the Carmel Bach Festival and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra. Recordings include two CDs with the Farallon Recorder Quartet, and Ladino love songs with Yátan Atán on the New Albion label.
Ms. Berlin received a master's degree in early music performance practices from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a three-time recipient of the Recorder Residency at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon, sponsored by the Oregon Coast Recorder Society. Ms. Berlin is a Past President of the American Recorder Society.
Susan Jaffe, President