Recorder Workshop

Mark your calendars! Registration opens January 31.

2018 SFEMS Recorder Workshop
St. Albert’s Priory, Oakland, CA

Week I – A Celebration of Women in Music
July 15 – 21, 2018

Week II – From Master to Student: Passing on a Tradition
July 23 – 28, 2018

Recorder workshop directors: Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij

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Faculty perform chamber music at the 2014 Recorder Workshops.

Directed by recorder players Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij, the SFEMS Recorder Workshop is located in the intimate setting of St. Albert’s Priory on the border of Oakland and Berkeley, California. This workshop features every aspect of music making for the recorder, including technique classes, Renaissance recorder consort, medieval to contemporary music and consort music. Featuring small class sizes and an international faculty, they invite intermediate to advanced recorder players. The week concludes with a spectacular performance of all workshop participants in the Recorder Orchestra at St. Albert’s beautiful chapel. Evening events include faculty concerts, lecture demonstrations and a focused Wednesday mini-workshop.

2018 Recorder Workshop Faculty 

Week I:
Clea Galhano
Frances Feldon
Rotem Gilbert
Hanneke van Proosdij

Week II:

Vicki Boeckman
Louise Carslake
Rotem Gilbert
Alexa Haynes-Pilon
Hanneke van Proosdij

Questions? Contact co-directors Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij,

 View a video of faculty performing Johannes de Stokem’s “Hor oires une chanzon” from the 1501 Odhecaton at the 2013 Workshops:


Dates, Deadlines, and Fee Information

Registration opens January 31


Non-Member: $655 by April 30; $705 thereafter
SFEMS/EMA/ARS Member: $610 by April 30, $660 thereafter

If you are an EMA or ARS member and NOT a SFEMS member, you MUST contact SFEMS prior to registering at to receive this discount.

Join SFEMS and Save!
As a member of the San Francisco Early Music Society, you will receive workshop tuition discounts, discount concert series tickets, your name in our program book, and our weekly e-newsletter with the latest in Bay Area early music news and event listings. You will also be a part of one of the oldest and most influential early music organizations in North America.

SFEMS Member Workshop Discounts
To join SFEMS or to update your membership status, please CLICK HERE to join prior to registering for this workshop to receive your member discount. You must join as a member prior to registering to receive this discount.

If you are already a SFEMS member, your discount will apply automatically when registering.

Room and Board – Per Week: $685
Lunch and dinner only (no room) – Per Week: $180
Lunch only (no room) – Per Week: $75

Additional questions regarding fees, logistics, or other matters? Contact us at Questions about the workshop? Contact co-directors Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij at