The Rio Grande Chapter of the ARS Presents:
A winter Recorder Workshop, Las cruces, NM

MLK Jr. Weekend - January 18-19, 2020
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Enjoy a winter break during the MLK JR. weekend in
sunny southern New Mexico.

The Rio Grande Recorder Chapter of the ARS is hosting a recorder workshop January 18-19, 2020, In Las Cruces, NM.

Featuring: Paul Leenhouts and Dale Taylor

We will have a good mix of interesting classes and as it is a 3-day holiday weekend, we are able to offer 2 full days of classes – Saturday and Sunday.

We look forward to seeing you in January, and will let you know when registration forms, and other information are available on our website.  
You may view a map on the Location Page.
If you have any questions, please contact us:

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Paul Leenhouts is a Dutch recorder player, composer and conductor.  He studied music at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. Together with Daniël Brüggen, Bertho Driever, and Karel van Steenhoven, he founded the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet in 1978. He is a composer and arranger of several works for recorder. In 1986 he started the Holland Open Recorder Festival in Utrecht, and has been director of the International Baroque Institute in Boston. He has taught recorder at the Sweelinck Conservatory, is the Director of Early Music Studies at the University of North Texas, and holds master classes in different countries. His interest in music of the Renaissance led him to collaborate with different ensembles recorders, including being the founder and artistic director of The Royal Wind Music from 1997 to 2010.  Working with Walter van Hauwe he developed the "Catalogue for Contemporary blockflute Music".  

Dale Taylor studied with Arnold Grayson, Phil Levin and Bernard Krainis. In the 80s he was shop supervisor for Levin Historical Instruments, and continues to repair instruments on his own. He has taught and performed across the country. He lived in the past while working at Colonial Williamsburg, and currently directs Encanto baroque ensemble and Jornada Renaissance wind band in El Paso, TX. He is the author of a social history of the English American Colonies.

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