May 13 May 14 May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19

Tuesday, May 14

Stanford University Music Department
“Totally Telemann,” a bouquet of solos, duos, trios, and quartets by the Hamburg master performed by Stanford faculty Herb Myers (flute & recorder), Anthony Martin (violin), John Dornenburg (viola da gamba), and Elaine Thornburgh (harpsichord)
Memorial Church Stanford University
Palo Alto.

Wednesday, May 15

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
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Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
ARS is pleased to welcome Joyce Johnson-Hamilton as the evening’s conductor. Recently retired from 31 years as music director of the Diablo Symphony Orchestra, Johnson-Hamilton is an accomplished early music specialist and recorder/cornetto/trumpet player who brings warmth with her expertise to the more intimate environment of ARS chapter meetings. Her imaginative arrangements offer freshness and new perspective to repertoire both familiar and unusual in recorder circles.
7:30 to 9:30PM
Christ Church Lutheran parish hall
1090 Quintara Street (one block west of 19th Avenue), San Francisco
Non-members are asked to contribute $5
If you are not a member but plan to attend, please contact Greta Haug-Hryciw ( so there will be music for you, or if you’d like information about the location and the repertoire for the evening.

Friday–Sunday, May 17–19

Marin Headlands Workshop
East Bay Recorder Society presents its annual workshop for recorders (intermediate to advanced levels) featuring instructors and coaches David Barnett, Tish Berlin, Claudia Gantivar, Shira Kammen, Judy Linsenberg, Peter Maund, and Tim Rayborn.
Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.
Point Bonita YMCA in the Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Recreation Area, Marin Co.
Full and partial attendance possible.
Full information & registration at
Info: Brenda Bailey, 510-893-9128,

Saturday, May 18

“The Fawn-Colored Beast: Music and Satire from the Roman de Fauvel.” Cançonièr (Tim Rayborn, Shira Kammen, and Phoebe Jevtovic, plus special guests Michelle Levy and Tish Berlin) perform French songs and polyphony ca. 1200–1325.
St. Alban’s Church
1501 Washington Ave., Albany.
510-528-1685 or

San Francisco Bach Choir, Corey Jamason, Artistic Director
jamason.corey_smallSongs of San Francisco—From Gold Rush to Golden Gate (1830s to 1940s). With Gina Morgano, soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; Corey Jamason, piano; and a choir of Bay Area youth.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.
Advance 855-473-2224 or

 Les Violettes
“Sweeter than Roses: Songs and Instrumental Music by Purcell and his French Admirers” Corey Carleton, soprano; Colin Shipman, gamba; and Violet Grgich, harpsichord, perform works of Purcell, Clerambault, Bousset, and Marais. Accompanied by a taste of Grgich Hills wines.
Grgich Hills Estate
1829 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford.
Info: or 707-963-2784

Sunday, May 19

Chamber Music San Francisco
Archetti Baroque Ensemble (with guests Judith Linsenberg, recorder, and Louise Carslake recorder & flute) perform J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 and No. 5; G. Sammartini Recorder Concerto In F; A. Vivaldi “Spring” from The Four Seasons and a Corelli Concerto Grosso.
Marines’ Memorial Theatre
609 Sutter Street (at Mason), San Francisco

San Francisco Bach Choir repeats program of May 18.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.
Free, pre-concert lecture (Sunday performance only)