For information regarding workshops and lessons for children click here.



Group Classes

Recorder Players West 

Meets Wednesday afternoons in West Los Angeles

Thomas Axworthy Recorder Classes 

Individual and group


La Mer Concert Recorders Plus 

Early Music Class

Online Instruction


Tom Axworthy, scemc@earthlink.net

Los Angeles region. All ages.

Rotem Gilbert, rotem.gilbert@gmail.com

South Pasadena. Adults.

Ricardo Berón, ribecu@gmail.com

SF and SG Valleys. Adults. Speaks Spanish.

Brenda Bittner, BBBitt@aol.com

Westside, South Bay. Adults.

Inga Funck, Funck.inga@gmail.com

All ages. Speaks German.

Paula Sirola, pmsirola@gmail.com

Children. Speaks Spanish.

Joel Peisingerjpeisinger@hotmail.com

Hollywood. Speaks Spanish.

Ensemble Playing (open to new members)

Monthly | Hollywood Hills | Joel Peisinger | jpeisinger@hotmail.com

  • Arroyo Recorder Collective (ARC)

Monthly | Intermediate to Advanced | Pasadena | Ricardo Beron | ribecu@gmail.com

  • Windsong Players

Weekly | Monday afternoons in Fullerton | Spanish, French, Hebrew, Mandarin spoken | Jim Forrest | stringpresser@earthlink.net

Method Books and Videos

Purchasing a Recorder

Concert Calendar

For information about baroque and renaissance concerts, please contact the Southern California Early Music Society (SCEMS) earlymusicla.org, and the Chamber Music Newsletter for Southern California at jeninger@earthlink.net.

This page also provides a sampling of recorder artists and recorder repertoire. From there, you can look for those pieces and artists online. 


Online Listening

Recorder Artists & Ensembles