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Typus Musice Seminar series of nine instructional seminars, October 2021 – June 2022 at deeply discounted rates – with HPRS membership. Annual membership is $40.

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  • Please sign up, register, and pay online or by check at least 5 days before the event.
  • To pay by check, mail your check and this printed Registration Form, indicating the number of seminars chosen, to HPRS, c/o D. Messer, 431 Lincoln Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904. In the Check Memo indicate the purpose of the check: Seminar, &/or Membership, &/or Donation.
  • To pay online, use our online registration form
  • After registering, you will receive music and the Zoom invitation.

Visit our 2021-2022 Events Page for more information, including a list of dates, topics, and guest conductors.

Make your check payable to: Highland Park Recorder Society
Bring it to a meeting or mail it to:

Highland Park Recorder Society,
c/o Donna Messer, President
431 Lincoln Ave.,
Highland Park, NJ, 08904-2728

In non-pandemic times we rehearse at the Reformed Church of Highland Park at 19 S. 2nd Avenue. The church is ADA accessible.

Benefits of joining the HPRS:

  1. Technique advancement through classes on the art of practicing, correct breathing, articulation, fingering, rhythm, and musicianship. We’ll use music from the concert program for our repertoire.
  2. The opportunity to find playing companions
  3. Learning Opportunities:
    • Opportunity to deepen your understanding of the historical context
    • Opportunity to increase your music performance skills
    • Opportunity to learn from high-level guest artists who will join Lewis
    • Opportunity to improve and enhance your musicianship
    • Opportunity to learn Renaissance and Baroque performance styles
    • Opportunity to hear expert demonstrations of the topics taught
    • Opportunity to be exposed to new music through receiving it in advance
    • Opportunity to be exposed to new music through Zoom screen sharing.
    • Opportunity to be “in on” experts’ dialogues on the music issues

And we encourage you to join the American Recorder Society (ARS).

Special: 1/2 price rate for first-time individual members! Get immediate access to all the information available on the ARS website. This offer is also available to ARS members who have lapsed for more than 5 years.

USA: First year $25, regularly $50  (regularly $30 for students).

Benefits of joining the American Recorder Society (ARS)

  • The American Recorder, quarterly magazine
  • ARS Newsletter, with a calendar of events of recorder activities world-wide
  • Education Program, a guide for self-study
  • Free music for recorder
  • International Directory of recorder players
  • Local activities through more than 90 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada
  • Summer workshops
Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners
Through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.