Author Archives: Michael Kuhrt

About Michael Kuhrt

HMRS President and Librarian

Welcome to our New Season!

We are pleased to announce our new schedule of events for the 2022-2023 season. We have a 10 session series of virtual mini-workshops for you, once again co-sponsored by our friends at the Recorder Society of Connecticut. The first session … Continue reading

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2021-2022 Mini-Workshop Series Completed

With the 10th Mini-Workshop, conducted by guest coach Jennifer Carpenter, today, June 4, 2022, our season series is complete. These monthly sessions, co-sponsored by HMRS and the Recorder Society of Connecticut (RSC), have been well-received and well-attended. Our organizations are … Continue reading

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Helen Hooker…Live!

Our first virtual mini-workshop of 2022 featured a presentation by a pioneer of Youtube virtual play-along sessions, Helen Hooker. Helen presented encore presentations of several of her widely seen videos accompanied by a host of interesting background information, inciteful performance … Continue reading

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Close out 2021 with some Christmas tunes at the next HMRS regular meeting on December 12 at 2pm

Celebrate the days leading to the holiday week with a virtual play-along with an emphasis on the extensive collection of Christmas music from the HMRS library. Kathy Kuhrt will lead us. The participation at meetings so far this season has … Continue reading

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Ann Timberlake Mini-Workshop

Plan to join us for our next Mini-workshop virtual session on Saturday, November 6 at 10am. This season’s series of 10 Mini-workshop sessions with widely known coaches from the US and UK is cosponsored by HMRS and the Recorder Society … Continue reading

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Tish Berlin Mini-workshop

Plan to join us for our next Mini-workshop virtual session on Saturday, October 2 at 10am. This season’s series of 10 Mini-workshop sessions with widely known coaches from the US and UK is cosponsored by HMRS and the Recorder Society … Continue reading

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2021-2022 Season is Underway

The first mini-workshop of our 10 part virtual series, cosponsored with the Recorder Society of Connecticut, featuring Rainer Beckmann, took place this morning. By all indications, the event was a great success and enthusiastically received. We thank musical directors Susan … Continue reading

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The Season Begins

The first virtual event of our 2021-2022 season will take place on September 11 at 10am. Current members should look for an email soon with a Zoom link and directions for downloading music to print for the session. Details for … Continue reading

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Update for 2021-2022 Season

Greetings members! The Board met on July 26 to review our chapter finances, plan a tentative budget and, most importantly, investigate possibilities for activities for the upcoming season. At the time of the meeting, we agreed to offer 2 meetings … Continue reading

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President’s Message July 2021

Message from your new chapter president HMRS has every reason to celebrate the just-completed 2020-2021 season. Regular meetings were smoothly converted from in-person playing sessions to bimonthly virtual sessions using Zoom. I was constantly gratified and impressed by the enthusiasm … Continue reading

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