News Archive

Past news from the Highland Park Recorder Society

COVID-19 Update 2
Rehearsals are currently cancelled through June out of concern for the health and well-being of our members. We will provide other updates in the coming weeks and months so please check back with our website. Read More ›

COVID-19 Update 1
Rehearsals are currently cancelled until March 28 out of concern of the health & well-being of our members. We will give out another update after March 28. Read More ›

Highland Park Recorder Society Awarded Unprecedented Grant of $7,000
We are thrilled to announce that the Highland Park Recorder Society, Inc., in collaboration with a professional music organization, Collegium Musicum, Inc., has just been awarded an unprecedented $7,000 grant to present a series of concerts with lectures integrated, for recorders, strings, and harpsichord. Read More ›

Goodbye WordPress, Hello Jekyll
The Highland Park Recorder Society is transitioning to a new website. Read More ›

Amy Herbitter
Amy Herbitter (tenor recorder) is music director and recorderist for the Morris Consort, Read More ›

Donna Messer Introduces the Recorder and Its Music to Hundreds of School Children
Gene Murrow
Gene has a degree in music from Columbia, and studied oboe with Lois Wann at Juilliard. Read More ›

Robert Butts
Robert Butts serves as Music Director and Conductor with Read More ›

Rainer Beckmann
Rainer Beckmann, a native of Germany, performs with a large variety of early music ensembles in the Philadelphia Tri-State Area. Read More ›

Lewis Baratz
Lewis R. Baratz is a recorder player, harpsichordist, and music historian. Read More ›

John Burkhalter
John Burkhalter, recorders, studied the performance of early music at the Read More ›

"Hits and Highlights of 7 Centuries" Early Music Concert
Celebrating Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Sephardic Music Read More ›

First Monthly Recorder Session: Monday January 23rd, 2017
Highland Park Recorder Society welcomes old and new players, amateurs and professionals to playing sessions and performance opportunities in its 30th season. Read More ›

Grant Awarded to Highland Park Recorder Society
The Highland Park Recorder Society has been awarded a grant for 2017 Read More ›

Playing Lessons!
The Highland Park Recorder Society will hold monthly playing sessions with noted guest conductors. Read More ›

Music in our Schools Month Performance
Donna Messer, HPRS President, will collaborate with over 200 students and their Read More ›

Multi-Sensory Music Experience for Pre-K Classes
Donna Messer will conduct a multi-sensory music experience for Pre-K classes in Elizabeth Schools Read More ›

30th Anniversary Year Concert March 18, 2017
CONCERT! The Highland Park Recorder Society will celebrate its 30th Anniversary Year with a concert, Hits and Highlights from 7 Centuries, with an Read More ›

HPRS and Musica Dolce Perform at 11th Annual Festival of the Guild for Early Music
The Highland Park Recorder Society, Musica Dolce and past collaborators Read More ›