8th Annual Prescott Recorder Workshop - save the dates!
- 8th ANNUAL PRESCOTT RECORDER WORKSHOP
Now a three-day event, with a concert!!
Join us for all or part of the fun.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 14-16, 2009
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.
Letitia Berlin (Tish) and Frances Blaker (see bios below), members of
the Tibia Recorder Duo http://tibiaduo.com/ and the Farallon Recorder
Friday 2:00-4:30: private lessons and coaching sessions with Tish and
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.
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):
1109 E. Tapatio Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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"
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