Save the dates in your calendar as we return with TWO weeks of SFEMS Recorder Workshop!
Pick your week, or come to both.
Fill your days with recorder ensembles, Renaissance consorts to recorder orchestra;
technique and master classes, Feldenkrais® movement, concerts and more.
Explore medieval, Renaissance, baroque, contemporary and world music in an
intimate setting with world-class faculty.
Two weeks of intense playing, listening,
and learning in a supportive and social environment. We offer classes for
intermediate and advanced players, conductors and music teachers.
Bring your ensemble and be guaranteed a daily group class
(minimum of five players; please apply before March 1 to qualify).
See video clips from the 2010 Recorder Workshop
We welcome an international faculty of magnificent performers and charismatic
teachers to both Recorder Workshops. Directors Rotem Gilbert and
Hanneke van Proosdij have planned two weeks of intense playing, listening,
and learning in a supportive and social environment.
Week I, July 14-20 "The Art of Love and War"
Claudia Gantivar Rotem Gilbert Laura Kuhlman Peter Maund Matthias Maute Hanneke van Proosdij
We are located on a quiet campus one block from the Rockridge BART
(Bay Area Rapid Transit)
St.Albert's Priory offers
comfortable classrooms, private dorm rooms,
a serene courtyard,
and a beautiful church with splendid acoustics for our student and faculty
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, we are secluded from the outside world
yet only blocks
away from our favorite coffee shops,
restaurants, and grocery store in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood.
See what our 2012 participants have to say about our workshop:
"It was great to have so many Renaissance recorder classes!"
"Super faculty as always!"
"I LOVED every minute!"
"I am blown away by the caliber of skill, talent and kindness of the faculty, really impressive!"
Workshop Fees and Online Enrollment
The fee for each Recorder workshop is $540 for enrollment by April 30,
$590 for enrollment received May 1 or later. Discounts are available for
SFEMS members and for enrollment in more than one workshop. Some
scholarships are also available. Room and board at
St. Albert's Priory is $395,
single occupancy only. All details are on the
fees and enrollment page.
Mark your calendars now for the SFEMS Recorder workshop.
Enroll by April 30 and save!