Classes

Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, and Cindy Markham (members of The Oregon Renaissance Band and The Fireside Social Orchestra) teach a number of early music performance classes at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis St. in Portland, Oregon.

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Gayle leading the Recorder 3 Class at the Community Music Center. Photo by Full Duck.

 

The fall session classes will begin on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019.

During the fall, winter, and spring terms the schedule is:

      • Wednesdays at 6:30pm
        Advanced Recorder
        Challenging music from several periods for highly experienced players

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        Phil leading the Advanced Ensemble at the Community Music Center. Photo by Full Duck.

        Renaissance Song
        A small choir of experienced sight-readers sing renaissance chansons, motets, balletts, and other early vocal forms

      • Wednesdays at 7:30pm
        Recorder Level 3
        Ensemble playing for experienced players who read both C and F fingerings and sight-read well
      • Renaissance Winds
        Music for cornamusen, krummhorns, racketts, sordunes, and recorders for advanced players who also like to sing
      • Wednesdays at 8:30pm
        Collegium Musicum
        Music for a combination of voices, strings, recorders and other wind instruments for experienced players
      • Loud Band

    Renaissance music for cornetto, sackbutts, shawms, bagpipes, and other double reeds for advanced players.  We also play a modern recorder piece for fun.

    • Wednesdays at 7:30pm tba
      Recorder Level 1
      Learn recorder correctly from the beginning for SATB recorders

To see the CMC catalog and cost/registration information, Click here for Community Music Center Classes – scroll to current catalog and look for our classes.

In addition, monthly classes are held for Early Strings in Oregon City.  Private lessons are available for voice and many wind and string instruments.  E-mail the Neumans at pneumantartold@gmail.com for more information.

2 thoughts on “Classes”

  1. Glenda Chaite said:

    I have been playing alto recorder for 8 months with my teacher Esther but have no experience with ensemble groups. Is there a beginning class that I could take? Don’t know if I am ready for an intermediate class.

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