Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Special Events


Upcoming MPRO Concerts

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 2:00 PM - Grace Lutheran Church, 3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto

The Mid-Peninsula
Recorder Orchestra
Frederic Palmer, Director and
Greta Haug-Hryciw, Assistant Director,

present a Holiday Concert

The program will feature a Sonatina by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, an anonymous medieval motet from the Montpellier Codex, a movement from Charles Koechlin’s Ballade Op. 50, a chanson by Clément Janequin and Handel’s Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 1.


Upcoming MPRO Workshops

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:30AM to 4:30 PM - Grace Lutheran Church Chapel, 3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto, CA
MPRO Workshop
Old to New
directed by Francis Blaker

An In-depth Study of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Modern Music for Recorders, Focusing on a Representative Selection from Each Period

Frances Blaker is well known throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as an accom- plished recorder player, recording artist, music director, author and composer. She received her Music Pedagogical and Performance degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen. In addition to regular appearances with Tibia, the Farallon Recorder Quartet, and Ensemble Vermillian, Frances Blaker has performed as a soloist and with various ensembles in the United States, Denmark, England and the Netherlands. She teaches privately and at workshops throughout the United States and is the Director of the Amherst Early Music Summer Festival.

Flier and Application

Grace Lutheran Church Chapel
3149 Waverley Street
Palo Alto, CA

The workshop is open to recorder players from the intermediate to advanced level.

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