Our Mission

To bring together Metro New York City area recorder players to make music in a friendly, supportive environment.
































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Welcome Fall

The NYRG fall season started on Thursday, September 28th at 6:30 PM with an all-level play-in lead by Wendy Powers. An enthusiastic group of players assembled at All Souls Unitarian Church, and enjoyed a wonderful program of playing, followed by a session of socializing. The membership grows, old friendships are being renewed, and new friendships and playing groups are blooming.

The next all-level playing session will be led by Gene Murrow on October 26th at All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue, at the corner of 80th and Lexington. Start time is 6:30 PM.


Mark Your Calendar Now: The balance of the 2017 dates are as follows: November 30th with Larry Lipnik, and December 14th with Valerie Horst.

Fall Lineup

The 2018 schedule is: January 25th, February 22nd, March 29th, April 26th, May 24th, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, and September 27th.

All monthly sessions are held at 6:30 PM at All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue, at the corner of 80th St.

CityRecorder October 21-22, 2017! Visit the Workshops page for more information.


Inaugural Meeting of the NYRG Brings Together the New York Recorder Community

NYRG 1st Meeting

Recorder players, teachers, friends and family from across the NY Metro Area assembled on June 29th for the inaugural meeting of the New York Recorder Guild.


Deborah & LouiseNYRG Music Director and WRG Coach, Deborah Booth performed an all- Telemann program at a GEMS Concert on October 5, 2017 with Louise Shulman to a full house in the beautiful chapel of St. Bartholomew's on Park Avenue. This program offered some of Telemann's lesser known and later works from Der getreue Music-Meister (Germany's first music periodical) and also the 1752 print of bolder and more original duo pieces which survived in the Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale in Bologna.

Deborah and Louise performed as part of an on-going series: Midtown Concerts; lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier at The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church, 50th St. and Park Avenue. Time: 1:15-2:00 pm. All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary. For more information, visit www.gemsny.org.


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