The Highland Park Recorder Society’s mission is to cultivate and foster a love and appreciation of the art, history, literature, and uses of the recorder, and to raise the level of proficiency in its performance. The Society showcases music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and commissions new music from early career composers.
We work to strengthen the early music community and to enhance public awareness of the riches and beauty of early music. Musica Dolce, a Baroque outreach ensemble of the Society, performs Baroque music to lift the spirit.
By donating to the Highland Park Recorder Society, you make your voice heard in support of early music. You support our bringing to life music of the great masters. You support our enhancing public awareness of the beauty of music for recorders, strings and harpsichord.
Musica Dolce performed during the last thirteen years with the Guild for Early Music at the Grounds for Sculpture, in Hamilton, New Jersey, reaching a wider community. The Society reaches young and old. From 2017-2019 the Society’s president, Donna Messer, gave performances for seniors in their residence in Summit, NJ, and did numerous interactive music presentations for young children, reaching over 1,000 Pre-K students and their teachers in the City of Elizabeth, NJ.
We rely on people like you, our generous donors, to support the Highland Park Recorder Society, so that we may serve a community of people who find joy and purpose in sharing recorder and early music from across the centuries.
Your gift is a vital part of our effort to bring the best artists to the Highland Park Recorder Society. Ticket revenues and income from our program offerings cover only a portion of the cost of bringing our extraordinary programs to you. Please make a donation to help us cover the remaining costs of presenting programs of beautiful, uplifting music, and enjoy the knowledge that you are sustaining vital arts in our lives.
|Supporter||$50 - $99|
|Associate||$100 - $299|
|Donor||$300 - 599 (Funds a Seminar in our series)|
|Sponsor||$600 - $899 (Funds videographers, photographers)|
|Patron||$900 - $1,999 (Funds web design, and printing)|
|Benefactor||$2,000 - $3,999 (Funds a music director for a year)|
|Angel||$4,000 - $5,999 (Funds musicians in concerts)|
Please support our mission by using our online donation form below:
If you prefer to write a check, please support our mission by writing a check made out to the Highland Park Recorder Society, Inc. and mailing it to:
Highland Park Recorder Society, Inc.,
Attn.: Donna Messer, President,
431 Lincoln Avenue,
Highland Park, NJ 08904
The Highland Park Recorder Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law in the Internal Revenue Code. The HPRS will provide a receipt for your gift. For your generosity, on behalf of the Society, you will receive the personal thanks of its president.