Welcome to the Princeton Recorder Society! We promote the appreciation of the recorder as a musical instrument through performance and instruction. With over fifty members, we hold monthly playing sessions from September through May as well as a highly regarded, well-attended annual spring workshop, all coached by leading professionals. Workshop registration generally opens in January.

Come play with us! We welcome all playing levels! First time visitors, please come on by and try us out at no cost. Then if you like what you see (and hear), please come on back; we'll ask you to contribute $5 per session to help cover our costs.

Join us! By becoming a member, you help support PRS and will enjoy membership benefits: free attendance at our monthly playing sessions conducted by experts, newsletters, discounted annual workshop fee, and access to the extensive PRS music library.

Next Playing Session (open to the public)

Gwyn Roberts, the conductor for September's meeting, is Artistic Director and founder of Tempesta di Mare, a renowned early music ensemble based in Philadelphia. She has been a featured recorder and traverso soloist in recent seasons with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Hesperus, Recitar Cantando of Tokyo, and at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

Gwyn is Director of Early Music at the University of Pennsylvania and is on the faculty at Peabody Conservatory. She studied recorder with Marion Verbruggen and Leo Meilink and baroque flute with Marten Root at Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands.

Read the PRS newsletters.

Coming Events

The 10th Annual Early Music Festival at Grounds For Sculpture will be Sunday, October 12th, 2014, from 12:30 to 5:30. Look for the performance by our Performing Ensemble.

Events in the calendar below with unknown run-times are shown as 2 hours long.

Leadership for 2013-2014
MJ Gaynor President
John Burkhalter Vice President
Alison Hankinson Secretary
Bob Tucker Treasurer
Tom Laresch Webmaster
The Eastern Goldfinch, New Jersey's state bird, perched atop a recorder (alto?)

PRS is a proud chapter of The American Recorder Society

and a member of the Guild for Early Music.

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