R/EMM

Our Program

The teaching program for Recorders/Early Music MetroWest

No REMM meetings scheduled for Fall 2020.

Due to the coronavirus impact and state requirements on social distancing and limited gatherings, REMM will not meet in Fall 2020.

Trinity Episcopal Church, our monthly host, will advise program director Sheila Beardslee when group gatherings may resume there.

Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord MA
Directions
Please park on Elm, Main or River Streets; kindly do not block the driveways of Trinity’s neighbors. Trinity Episcopal Church is fully handicap-accessible.

Annual Membership $100, $80 for seniors, students and low-income. Membership forms available at every meeting.

Expected playing levels for our consorts

• Advanced: play SATB, read Alto up; bass clef on Tenor; excellent rhythm/recovery skills; can play 1 on a part with accuracy and stylistic understanding; can play in full chromatic range of the instrument; can count in larger note values.

• High Intermediate: play SATB, read Alto up; good rhythm/recovery skills; can play 1 on a part up to 5-part polyphony if not very complex; don’t mind being doubled in tricky pieces; can play in most sharps/flats; can count in larger note values.

• Intermediate: play 3 of 4 sizes, working on Alto up or Bass; good rhythm/recovery skills; can play 1 on a part in straightforward homophony; happy to be doubled in polyphonic pieces; able to play in keys up to 3 sharps or flats.

• Low Intermediate: Play 1 or 2 sizes; may be learning other fingerings; shaky rhythm/recovery skills; can play 1 on a part in straighforward homophony; prefers to be doubled in polyphonic pieces; able to play in keys up to 2 sharps or flats.

NOTE: Consort placements are determined in part by RSVPs for a particular session.

 

Early Music Boston September 10, 2007 sheila —
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