San Francisco Chapter

Recorder players, at all levels, are welcome to play at our monthly meetings; please bring your own music stand.

We meet the Third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Christ Church Lutheran, Parish Hall
1090 Quintara St. (corner of Quintara St. and 20th Ave.)
San Francisco, 94116

Directions to Christ Church Lutheran

A $10 playing fee per session may be applied to the $40 annual chapter membership fee. See attached membership application.

2016 Chapter Workshop

Saturday, February 6, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
at Christ Church Lutheran, San Francisco

Please join us for this day of beautiful music in the heart of San Francisco’s Sunset District. Directors Louise Carslake and Hanneke van Proosdij will present music to charm and inspire you from the Low Countries.
The registration flier is posted here

Submissions for the chapter newsletter - Greta Haug-Hyrciw



Bay Area Recorder Teachers

David Barnett S.F.  and Sonoma 415-205-8959

Annette Bauer Oakland 510-847-7023

Letitia Berlin Albany 510-559-4670

Harry Bernstein S.F. 415-333-2755

Frances Blaker Albany 510-559-4670

Drina Brooke Novato 415-892-6452

Louise Carslake Oakland 510-530-3202

Robert Dawson S.F. 415-254-1958

Frances Feldon Berkeley 510-527-9029

Greta Hryciw Bay Area  415-377-4444

Jennifer Scaff King S.F. 415-673-5741

Judith Linsenberg Oakland 510-444-4113

Fred Palmer Belmont 650-591-3648

Hanneke Van Proosdij El Cerrito 510-236-9808

David Hogan Smith S.F. 415-665-2083

Katherine White Fairfax 415-897-6500

Joanna Bramel Young Santa Rosa 707-528-6370

Chapter Officers

President: Greta Hryciw (
Web Conductor: Dana Vinicoff (415) 826-1629 (

Treasurer: Florence Kress (415) 731-9709 (

The mission of the American Recorder Society is to promote the recorder and its music by:

developing resources and standards to help people of all ages and ability levels to play and study the recorder;

presenting the instrument to new constituencies;

encouraging increased career opportunities for professional recorder performers and teachers; and

enabling and supporting recorder playing as a shared social experience.

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