Music of Latin America &
Fantasias from the 15th and 16th Centuries
Professor Emeritus of Music Composition at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh who has written extensively for the recorder.  His composition "Waltz" was featured as the 2017 Play-the-Recorder Month Composition for the American Recorder Society. Member: ARS, and Oak Park Recorder School Board of Directors. Music Director: Milwaukee Area Recorder Society, and The Renard Consort (Appleton, WI).

920-235-3479 / chaudoir@uwosh.edu

David Lee Echelard
Grand Master of the Polyphonic Style
& "Glorious European Madrigals of the Renaissance"
David received his MFA in Early Music Performance, from Sarah Lawrence College. While living in NYC,  performed and recorded with Pomerium Musices, The Taverner Consort, New York Schola Antiqua and the Baltimore Consort. Mr. Echelard serves as voice educator and Director of Polyphonic music at the SSPX Saint Thomas Aquinas Seminary, artistic director of the Blue Heron Consort Early Music Vocal ensemble & "Hurly Burly" a French Traditional music ensemble. David chooses to live in Winona, Minnesota, is a freelance vocalist, performer, professor of the Humanities at Minnesota State College Southeast and spends most of his time playing the Hurdy Gurdy.
A Survey of Ornamentation Styles &
Early Baroque Ensemble Sonatas
Graduate of the Eastman School of Music, performed with New York Pro Musica for 13 years, instrumental in revival of historical instruments (ren. flutes, krumhorns, rauschpfeifes and medieval bagpipes). Member Philador Trio 15 years; President of ARS from 1980-88, ARS Distinguished Achievement Award 1991 and Max H. Lavine Award for Teaching Excellence at College of St. Scholastica (currently Faculty Emeritus).
(218) 724-3704 / gruskin@q.com
Introduction to Medieval Music: a technique class
& Sounds of Africa: The Music of Sören Sieg
With a love of teaching and great passion for ensemble playing and coaching, Lisette Kielson directs the Collegium Musicum at Bradley University, maintains a private studio in the Chicago-area and Bloomington, IL, and leads recorder workshops throughout the country. Past President of the American Recorder Society Lisette currently serves as Music Director of the ARS Chicago Chapter. Lisette holds Bachelor and Master Degrees from Indiana University and a post-master's Diploma from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands. Based in Central Illinois Lisette performs throughout the Midwest and calls Chicago her second home with ensemble Chicago Recorder Quartet.

(309) 750-3234 / lisettekielson@gmail.com
German songs of Jakob Regnart and Ivo de Vento
& The French Noel
Laura Kuhlman resides in Portland, OR where she is the music director for the Portland Recorder Society and the Recorder Orchestra of Oregon. She is also a member of the Oregon Renaissance Band.  Laura has been an active advocate for early music, including serving on the Board for the American Recorder Society and the Early Music Guild of Oregon.
(630) 240-3489 / shawm1550@gmail.com
Beginning Recorder - Advanced
Mona Mann is an Orff-Schulwerk teacher and recorder teacher trainer at the University of St. Thomas summer Orff levels training course. Mrs. Mann earned a degree in Flute and French from Indiana University Bloomington, a performance degree from the Conservatoire National de Region de Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France, and a Master's in Music Education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She currently teaches 5th and 6th grade general music at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest,
Illinois, and recently attended the 2018 Suzuki Association of the Americas conference, where she completed, "Every Child Can!" training for recorder teachers.

(708) 613-6570 / monamann57@yahoo.com
Fahrenheit 415! & The Orchestral Music of Telemann
Gayle is a performer on violin, recorder, sackbutt, and a number of other early instruments, and is a vocalist that has received international acclaim for her renditions of the "Song of Seikilos," the "Chorus from Orestes," on Ensemble De Organographia's CD, "Music of the Ancient Greeks."  She has performed for audiences in the U.S., Japan, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Canada, Norway, Germany, and for members of the royal family in Jordan.  Gayle has worked with various members of the film industry.  She co-founded and co-directs the Oregon Renaissance Band, is a member of The Trail Band, and has performed with Magnificat and the Portland Baroque Orchestra.  She has played under the baton of Monica Huggett and Ton Koopman.  She teaches Recorder, Collegium Musicum, and Renaissance Song Classes at Portland's Community Music Center, and has given workshops and presentations at many institutions including the Smithsonian, Oberlin Conservatory, Rice University, Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Getty Center.  She has built with her husband Phil over 400 early wind and stringed instruments, including krummhorns, cornamusen, racketts, and vielles.
Singing in the Moonlight
& Pure, Correct and Pleasant to the Ear
Phil is a performer on recorder, sackbutt, and numerous other wind and string instruments, co-founded and co-directs the Oregon Renaissance Band, which has performed for the Regensburg Early Music Festival and recorded the CDs "Carnevale" and "Now make we joye."  He has worked with various members of the film industry induding Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders, David Giuntoli, and Alex Simmons, and has written and recorded for productions by Oregon Public Broadcasting. He has played for audiences on three continents.  He teaches Advanced Recorder, Renaissance Winds, and Loud Band Classes at the Community Music Center in Portland, is a member of the Trail Band, has performed under the baton of Christopher Hogwood and Nicolas McGeegan, recorded with the American Bach Soloists, and has played in the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, The Chicago Chorale, and the Handel & Haydn Society Orchestra. He has composed, arranged and transcribed over a thousand works for recorder ensemble, brass ensemble, and symphonic wind ensemble, including "Theme and Variations" that won first place in San Francisco.
Bach's Sonata in A Minor & Poser for the Evening
MM in recorder, Indiana University; Fulbright Grant, Rotterdam Conservatory; studied with Eva Legêne and Han Tol. Certified Suzuki Method recorder teacher. Teaches private lessons online. Campus Director, Music Institute of Chicago. Member of the Catalpa Quartet, and exciting professional recorder quartet based in Chicago.
(773) 552-1856 / patrickrecorder@mac.com
Battlefield Conditions - Divide and Conquer
& Ophelia's Madness
Phillip W. Serna performs on double bass with many Midwestern orchestras. On violas da gamba, he performs with Black Tulip, New Comma Baroque, the Spirit of Gambo - a Chicago Consort of Viols, et al. Earning his master's and doctoral degrees from Northwestern University, Phillip is on faculty at Valparaiso University, North Central College, the Music Institute of Chicago, Naperville's J.S. Bach Academy of Music and co-directs Illinois' premiere public-school period-instrument historical-performance Baroque ensemble and viols program at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. His school program Viols in Our Schools earned him Early Music America's Outreach Award for 2010.
Advanced Beginner - The Basics of Sight Reading &
Getting to Know Consort Music
Katherine Shuldiner graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in viola da gamba performance under the tutelage of Catharina Meints. She performs locally in Chicago as well as throughout the United States. When Katherine is not performing, she enjoys teaching the viola da gamba to children and adults alike. She has taught at Madison Early Music Festival, Whitewater Early Music Festival, and throughout the year teaches the viol at Nettlehorst Elementary School in Chicago. For a more extensive bio, please go to her website: kateshuldiner.com
Ensemble technique, articulation, and phrasing
& German double choir music
Ms. Snowberg holds a BA degree in instrumental music from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa and an MFA degree in Early Music Performance from Sarah Lawrence College.  She did additional studies at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland.  Ms. Snowberg is an active recorder teacher and church musician (specializing in recorder and early brass instruments) and has performed with many distinguished groups.  She is a member of the teaching faculty of the Westchester Recorder Guild and the Recorder Society of Connecticut.  When Karen's not doing music, you'll probably find her involved in some kind of Swedish cultural activity or genealogy.
(914) 741-2129 / karen@nelsonresearch.com
Early English Consorts: Taverner to East
& The 100 Year Dance
Lisa Terry is an avid chamber music performer and soloist on viola da gamba and violoncello. From her home base in New York City, she performs with Parthenia and Dryden Ensemble and is principal cellist and viol soloist with Tempesta di Mare, Philadelphia's baroque orchestra.  Lisa was a founding member of ARTEK, and has performed with the New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera, Juilliard Opera Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's and Concert Royal. She has appeared to great acclaim as soloist in the Passions of J.S. Bach, and she serves the Viola da Gamba Society of America as President.
Anne Timberlake
"About Face" & "King Hal"
Praised for her "dazzling playing" (Chicago Classical Review), Anne holds degrees in recorder performance from Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University. Anne has received awards from the American Recorder Society and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, as well as a Fulbright Grant. With her ensemble Wayward Sisters, she won the Early Music America/Naxos Recording Competition.  In addition to her career as a performer, Anne is a sought-after clinician, leading recorder workshops across the United States and teaching privately at her St. Louis studio and online.
Beginner Recorder - Technique & Beginning Ensemble
Pam has a BA from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN), MA Concordia U. (River Forest, IL). Pam recently retired from teaching music education K-5 in Oak Park District 97.  Certified Orff instructor.   Formerly taught at Oak Park Recorder School, and currently serves as OPRS Treasurer.

(708) 860-0451 / gcaosapam@gmail.com