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Shelley Grushkin Returns to Westchester Recorder Guild for a Pop-Up Workshop
Sunday, March 8th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Open to Upper Intermediate and Advanced Players

"The Art of the Fugue: It isn't all about Bach.
A survey of this form leading up to its great master.
An analysis and execution of these jewels of invention."

Shelley, Karen, EricaShelley performed with the New York Pro Musica for 13 years. He was instrumental in the revival of historical instruments (Renaissance flutes, krumhorns, rauschpfeifes and medieval bagpipes). He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and was a member of the Philador Trio for 15 years; President of ARS from 1980-88, ARS Distinguished Achievement Award 1991 and Max H. Lavine Award for Teaching Excellence at College of St. Scholastica (currently Faculty Emeritus). Pictured here is Shelley with Karen Nelson and Erica Babad at last year's Westchester Recorder Guild session.

The registration fee is $30 per person and can be paid on the day of the workshop. To register contact Karen Nelson via e-mail at:


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Annual Spring Workshop

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

As in past years, you'll play in a group of about 10 people at your level under the tutelage of renowned recorder teachers and performers. Faculty members this year are Lewis Baratz, Valerie Horst, Joan Kimball and Larry Lipnik.
Total enrollment is limited to 40, so please register now to assure your place.
For a registration form, travel directions and additional information, go to
No car? E-mail Julian Kestler at to arrange for pick up at NJ Transit's Princeton Junction Station.

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Spring Recorder Workshop with Deborah Booth
Saturday, April 4th, 2020 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

A Festival of English Music Through the Ages Medieval Carols to Renaissance Madrigals, Motets, Dances, and Fantasias. Works by Morley, Byrd, Holborne, Dowland, Gibbons, Bull, and Coperario. Baroque Selections from the famous Londoner, Georg Frederick Handel. Deborah Booth is an active recorder and flute teacher/performer of historical and modern instruments and the co-founder and director of Ensemble BREVE. She has performed with many ensembles and toured extensively throughout the US.

Carondelet House Hospitality Center, 385 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110
Workshop Fee – Deadline March 28th, 2020 - Regular $80, Students $40 ($10 surcharge after deadline)
Continental Breakfast and light Lunch included.
Joseph Loux and The Recorder Shop will be on hand for your instrument and music needs.
For More information and to download the Registration Form, visit website at


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Annual Recorder Workshop

Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

United Methodist Church
396 Broad Avenue, Leonia, New Jersey 07605

Faculty: Larry Lipnik, Deborah Booth, Joan Kimball, Mark Rimple
The Recorder Shop will be present.

Workshop is open to all intermediate and advanced recorder players. For more information and a registration form, visit their website at or email

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2020 Schedule of Amherst Early Music Workshops

Spring Break Workshop: March 21-22, 2020, Washington DC
Memorial Day Weekend Workshop, May 22-25, 2020, Litchfield CT
Amherst Early Music Festival, July 5-19, 2020, CT College, New London CT

For More Information and to Register, visit the Amherst Early Music website:


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