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The Revolutionary Recorder!

The recorder holds a very special place in the Early Music repertoire and, as part of the 2018 Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival, we provide an opportunity to appreciate its charm and versatility at all levels.

Advanced recorder players (Grade 6+) are invited to join recorder virtuoso Piers Adams for a morning workshop, focusing on the Heinechen concerto. This session will culminate in an informal sharing, alongside aspiring young musicians who have been learning the recorder and developing new performances as part of the Festival Learning & Participation project, Purcell's Twist. As a grand finale to the event, all will be invited to join together for a massed play-through of the Rondeau from Purcell's Abdelazer!

Piers Adams known as the "modern day pied piper", and is regarded by many to be the greatest recorder player of our time. Stylistically unique and unbounded by historical preconceptions this modern-day Pied Piper coaxes truly extraordinary sounds from his simple recorders. He has thrilled, charmed and transported many thousands of listeners and in his workshops inspired many other aspiring recorder players. 

Please note that participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Information and Application Form can be downloaded below

Recorder Workshop Info and Application Form.pdf

You can pay online HERE