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  • Linda Rising
    8th ANNUAL PRESCOTT RECORDER WORKSHOP Now a three-day event, with a concert!! Join us for all or part of the fun. DATES: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 8, 2009
      8th ANNUAL PRESCOTT RECORDER WORKSHOP
      Now a three-day event, with a concert!!

      Join us for all or part of the fun.

      DATES:
      Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 14-16, 2009

      PLACE:
      Friday: Yavapai Hills Club House. On Friday, private lessons and
      coaching sessions will be offered, starting at 2 pm. After a break for
      supper on your own, Ann Koenig will lead a free ($2 copy fee per
      person), just-for-fun play-in, open to all.

      Saturday and Sunday: Highlands Center for Natural History. The workshop
      sessions will take place on Saturday all day and Sunday morning. Our
      workshop leaders will give a concert on Saturday evening.

      Directions to these two locations will be sent to participants.

      LEADERS:
      Letitia Berlin (Tish) and Frances Blaker (see bios below), members of
      the Tibia Recorder Duo http://tibiaduo.com/ and the Farallon Recorder
      Quartet.

      SCHEDULE:
      Friday 2:00-4:30: private lessons and coaching sessions with Tish and
      Frances
      Friday evening fun play-in: 6:30-8:30
      Saturday full-day workshop: 9:00-5:00
      Saturday evening: Concert by Tibia Recorder Duo
      Sunday morning workshop: 9:00-12:30

      COSTS: (cash or check only)

      Saturday all-day workshop:
      ARS members $50 ($45 by July 25 early registration deadline)
      Non-ARS members $55 ($50 by July 25 early registration deadline)

      Concert: $10 to be paid at the event

      Sunday morning half-day workshop:
      ARS members $25 ($20 by July 25 early registration deadline)
      Non-ARS members $30 ($25 by July 25 early registration deadline)

      Private lessons and coaching:
      Individuals: 45-minute private-lesson $30
      Groups: Hour-long-coaching-session, $15/person, minimum 3 persons.
      Groups of 5 or more $12/person.

      PLACES TO STAY:
      This information will be sent to participants.

      SIGN UP:
      Workshop fees are non-refundable. participation on any one day will be
      limited to 40. Checks should be made out to Linda Rising and sent, along
      with contact information (please include an email address):

      Linda Rising
      1109 E. Tapatio Dr.
      Phoenix, AZ 85020

      QUESTIONS?
      Contact Linda Rising, linda@..., 602-997-6464

      ABOUT TISH AND FRANCES:
      Letitia Berlin teaches in California and at workshops around the
      country, including the Amherst Early Music Festival, the Port Townsend
      early music workshop and the Oregon Coast Recorder Society Winds and
      Waves workshop. She is the director of the Hidden Valley Early Music
      Elderhostel in Carmel Valley, CA, and the 2006 San Francisco Early Music
      Society Music Discovery Workshop. Ms. Berlin performs with the Farallon
      Recorder Quartet, the Tibia Recorder Duo and the Sitka Trio. Ms. Berlin
      has performed with the Carmel Bach Festival and the Atlanta Baroque
      Orchestra as well as other ensembles. Recordings include works by Ludwig
      Senfl with the Farallon Recorder Quartet on the Pandore label, 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 has taken master classes
      and lessons with Marion Verbruggen, Frances Blaker, and Paul Leenhouts.
      She and Frances Blaker are the recipients of the 2006 Recorder Residency
      at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon, sponsored by
      the Oregon Coast Recorder Society.

      Frances Blaker received her Music Pedagogical and Performance degrees
      from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen where she studied
      with Eva Legêne. She also studied with Marion Verbruggen in the
      Netherlands. In addition to regular appearances with Tibia, the Farallon
      Recorder Quartet, and Ensemble Vermillian, Ms. Blaker has performed as a
      soloist and with various ensembles in the United States, Denmark,
      England, and the Netherlands. She teaches privately and at workshops
      throughout the United States, including the San Francisco Early Music
      Society Baroque workshop, Port Townsend and Amherst Early Music; she was
      co-director of the SFEMS Medieval and Renaissance workshop from
      1996-2001 and is a co-director of Amherst Early Music. Ms. Blaker is the
      author of the acclaimed The Recorder Player's Companion and a
      collaborator and performer on the Disc Continuo series of recordings.

      --
      Co-Author of "Fearless Change: patterns for introducing new ideas"
      www.cs.unca.edu/~manns/intropatterns.html
      Check out my web site:
      www.lindarising.org
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