2021-2022 Seminar Series: Join us on January 17

Our fourth seminar of the year, "Jacob van Eyck’s Variations on English and French Dances" will take place on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 7:30, via Zoom. Read More ›

2021-2022 Seminar Series: Join us on December 20

Our third seminar of the year, "Telemann's Sonatas for Recorder and Continuo" will take place on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 7:30, via Zoom. Read More ›

2021-2022 Seminar Series: Join us on November 15

Our second seminar of the year, "Playing Handel Sonatas For Recorder & Continuo" will be on November 15 at 7:30 PM on Zoom. This will be a great opportunity for recorder players of all levels to learn from an experienced teacher and connect with other early music aficionados. All seminars will be held online and include an historical context and playing music sent in advance. Read More ›

2021-2022 Seminar Series: Join us on October 25

The Highland Park Recorder Society proudly announces its 2021-2022 early music seminar series. Led by Dr. Lewis R. Baratz, there will be 9 monthly seminars throughout the season focusing on various technical and performance practice topics for recorder players. The seminars have been praised for "far exceeding expectations," and Lewis’ teaching hailed as "surprising and delightful in his way of focusing on individual facets of technique and musicianship... It makes for lessons I can really take home, practice, and learn from." Read More ›

2020-2021 Seminar Series: Join us on June 14

On Monday, June 14th the HPRS will present the final of nine Zoom seminars in 2020-2021 on Early Music Performance, “English Division Music Around 1700.” The program will begin with a Meet & Greet at 7:15 P.M. (All times are Eastern Daylight Time.) Dr. Lewis Baratz and guest artist Matthew Weinman, professional lutenist, composer, and theorbo player, will discuss The Art of Division on the Ground Bass, a quasi-improvisatory style of the late 16th, 17th, and early 18th centuries. Professional violinist and guest artist, Lea Karpman, will assist with musical examples. Read More ›

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.