Welcome! We hope you’ll join us soon in convivial music-making.
The East Bay Recorder Society (EBRS) is an association of recorder enthusiasts in the San Francisco Bay area. Recorder players from beginning to advanced levels are invited to join, to play music together and to learn more about the recorder with a different professional conductor each month (September-May or June). Please go to our "Join Us!" page for our membership form. But if you wish to attend for a first time as a non-member, it is free (wiith a $5 charge for addtional monthly meetings thereafter until you join).
Download our Gig Book:
The East Bay Recorder Society makes this work available to the recorder community in commemoration of Eileen Hadidian. It may be used freely for any non-commercial purpose. This compilation of accessible music for amateur ensembles includes duets, trios, quartets and a quintet drawn from a wide variety of public domain sources, selected, edited and arranged by Eileen Hadidian. Frances Feldon, Richard Geisler and Fred Palmer also contributed arrangements to the book. The music comes from different cultural traditions and time periods, including Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, American folk and spirituals, Celtic tunes. The download can be achieved by clicking on the image or link to the right.
Play with us!
Our next monthly playing session for 2015 will be conducted by David Morris May 1 beginning at 7:30 pm and ending at 10:00 pm with a break for announcements, chapter business, snacks and socializing at about 8:40 pm. Location will be Zion Lutheran Church, 5201 Park Blvd., Oakland, CA.
David Morris is a member of The King’s Noyse, the Galax Quartet, Quicksilver and the Sex Chordae Consort of Viols and is a frequent guest performer with the New York State Early Music Association. He has performed with Musica Pacifica, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Tragicomedia, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Tafelmusik, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Musica Angelica, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Seattle's Pacific Musicworks. He was the founder and musical director of the Bay Area baroque opera ensemble Teatro Bacchino, and has produced operas for the Berkeley Early Music Festival and the San Francisco Early Music Society series. Mr. Morris received his B.A. and M.A. in Music from U.C. Berkeley, and has been a guest instructor in early music performance-practice at UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Mills College, Oberlin College, the Madison Early Music Festival and Cornell University. He has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, New Albion, Dorian, New World Records, Drag City Records, CBC/ Radio-Canada and New Line Cinema.