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Hudson Westphal plays the recorder. COURTESY MONTCLAIR EARLY MUSIC

In celebration of “March is Play the Recorder Month,” Montclair Early Music, along with the American Recorder Association is sponsoring a contest open to all recorder players who attend third grade in Essex County schools. The winner will receive a prize of $75 plus six private lessons and an opportunity to perform with Montclair Early Music at our next concert. Montclair Early Music (MEM) is composed of amateur and professional musicians who play recorder, cornetto, string instruments, and other period instruments.

Students should be videoed playing a piece of their choice; submission deadline is April 30. For more information, contact Julienne Pape at info@MontclairEarlyMusic.org, juliennepape@gmail.com or 845-943-0610.

For more information about MEM and upcoming events, visit montclairearlymusic.org.

Montclair Early Music (MEM) is composed of amateur and professional musicians who play recorder, cornetto, string instruments, and other period instruments. MEM is a  nonprofit organization providing opportunities for players of all levels to develop their musical, ensemble and performance skills.

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READ: MONTCLAIR EARLY MUSIC STARTS GROUP FOR BEGINNERS

LOOK: MONTCLAIR EARLY MUSIC PRESENTS MAY FAIR AT ST. JAMES

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MEM was established in 2010 by Julienne Pape with the objective of raising awareness and appreciation of Baroque, Renaissance, and Medieval music. MEM has performed locally at community events including Glen Ridge Mayoral Reception, Montclair YMCA, Montclair Historical Society, Victorian Society, Presby Iris Gardens, Van Vleck House & Gardens, Montclair Make Music Day, A Twelfth Night Celebration in Somerville NJ, and at various area churches. Theme programs have included a Winter Solstice Celebration, Music from Shakespeare’s plays and Robin Hood at the May Faire. For more information about MEM and upcoming events, visit montclairearlymusic.org

 

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