We want to thank Bianca Hall and Susan Mason for bringing cookies/eatables, Steve and Nan Myer for bringing drinks and Miranda Manners for under righting the tasty baked goods for the June Meeting. We would also like to thank the Lieblang family and Jayanthi (Jay) Wijekoon for always helping with the clean-up after the break.
The refreshments for the upcoming September meeting will be supplied by Sean Lieblang for liquid refresments, and Cynthia Thornburg for eatables. You may notice that several people repeatedly bring refreshments. If it is your turn to provide refreshments for a meeting, and many of you haven’t, please contact: Jim Forrest, firstname.lastname@example.org, 626-333-3443 or catch him at the next meeting to sign up.
OCRS is planning their 40th Anniversary Celebration at the IRWD Duck Club in Irvine. Conductor announced!
Please plan to join us for a day-long celebration on Saturday, October 18, 2014. It will be a day of music-making, socializing, and celebrating, with Leslie Timmons conducting. Continue reading 40th Anniversary Celebration
Many OCRS members and friends also meet and play with several other recorder groups here in Southern California—they don’t just come to our monthly meeting. Listed below are the groups and members that we are aware of. If we have missed any groups or members please let Win Aldrich know so that he can update the list and hopefully publish an article later in the year. In several cases I have listed recent past members in parenthesis. Have you considered joining or starting a group? Continue reading We’re in local playing groups
Beginning of the Recorder Music Movement in the greater Los Angeles Area: A Brief History of How Things Started and Continue
As members of the Southern California recorder community, you are all part of the lively recorder world in the greater Los Angeles area. Over the years, many people have helped shape this environment by organizing workshops, society meetings, and concerts, by participating as players, as students, as teachers, as audience, and as society members and Board Presidents. Often volunteering their time, the common goal was and continues to be to create a scene in which we all get to enjoy the many wonderful aspects of playing the recorder.
There is general agreement that the history of this communal effort should be captured. Continue reading Recorder history in Los Angeles
Music is no longer being emailed because it was a burden for some members’ email boxes. Please go to the home page to download it when it is available — usually a few days before the monthly meeting. You can choose to download all of it or just the parts you want to play. Music is supplied as PDF files, the same format as the newsletter. We encourage members to download their music before the meeting to minimize the increasing costs of copying. Continue reading How to get the music for the meeting
Thank you to all the members who have volunteered to serve the club. We elected new officers for the 2014-2015 season:
President: Russell Wilson
Vice President, Membership Development: Bianca Hall
Vice President, Hospitality: Jim Forest
Secretary/Newsletter Editor: Win Aldrich
Treasurer: Susan Mason
Workshop and Program Director: Andy Dykes
Publicist/Webmaster: Carol Jacoby
Congratulation and thanks to all of you!