Carmel Valley
National Road Scholar Recorder/Early Music Workshop
Heighten your recorder, viola da gamba or reeds talents in large and small ensembles with world-class instructors — and end your week with a concert in bucolic Carmel Valley!
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Program No. 6254RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Revel in the lyrical sounds of the recorder, viola da gamba and harpsichord as you share your musical gifts during a week-long intensive early music workshop. This program is for intermediate to advanced recorder and viola da gamba players. Focus on improving your techniques and practicing for ensembles.
Activity Level
Minimal walking on flat terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Improve your musical talents with instruction from seasoned professional performers.
  • Rehearse for ensemble performances with your fellow musicians.
  • Delight in musical arrangements that include compositions from the medieval through baroque periods.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Letitia Berlin
Letitia Berlin has shared her talents with the recorder in ensembles and orchestras throughout the U.S. A member of the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Bertamo Trio, and Calextone, she teaches early music workshops and is the co-director of Tibia Adventures in Music. Letitia has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Carmel Bach Festival and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and her recordings include Ladino love songs with Yatan Atan on the New Albion label and two CDs with Farallon.
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