Spring Workshop


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Learn how airflow and articulation can be used to mimic a variety of instruments whose repertoire the recorder often ‘steals’. From English viol music and Italian brass canzoni, to organ fugues and choral works, we will celebrate the wide variety of music a recorder ensemble can perform. 

ALEX OPSAHL studied with Peter Hofstadt and Daniel Bruggen at the Royal Academy of Music, and cornetto with Bruce Dickey at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Alex is founding member of both Tesserae and Dark Horse Consort.

Alex has performed with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment , Boston Early Music Festival, I Fagiolini, Capella Barocca di Mexico, Carmel Bach Festival, Piffaro, and the Green Mountain Project. She performed in Il Ritorno d’Ulisse at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Altenmusik in 2017, and filmed L’Incoronazione di Poppea with both Oslo Opera and Glyndebourne Opera. She recorded Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Minor, RV 441, with the Norwegian period orchestra Barokkanerne, and recorded the JD Berlin cornetto concerto with the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra. Upcoming engagements include performances with Tenet NYC, Vancouver Early Music, Blue Heron, and Portland Baroque Orchestra.  

     DATE:  Saturday, April 13 2019.

     TIME: 1:00 – 4:30 pm (Registration 12:30 -1:00 pm)

     PLACE:  Private Residence Los Angeles  (Directions upon reservation)

     COST: Member of SCRS, OCRS AND SCEMS - $55, Non-Members - $65.

     PARTICIPANTS: 12 openings for intermediate or advanced recorder player.   Music will be sent to

                participants prior to workshop.

     REGISTRATION REQUIRED: By Mail: Send check made out to SCRS to: Nick Siu, 4033 Tropico Way, Los Angeles

                CA 90065. Include the following information: Name, e-mail and/or phone number, list of instruments

                played and level.

     OR By Online: Click the button below to pay the workshop fee via Paypal. Please send a follow-up e-mail to

               Nick Siu (nsiumail88@yahoo.com), notifying him of the payment for the workshop and include the

               following information: Name, e-mail and/or phone number, list of instruments played and level.