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About the Webmaster

Nicholas S. Lander

My interest in music of the distant past has centred largely on the recorder, though I have played a number of renaissance wind instruments as well as the trombone. In the past I have taught recorder at several tertiary institutions. Occasionally I teach private students who have exhausted other local resources.

The Word on the Street

  • York Early Music International Young Artists Competition 2017 — Call For Entries

    The Competition provides a major boost to young professional careers, offering opportunities for performances, recording and broadcasting, and a route to the prestigious eeemerging project. It will be introduced by performer and musicologist John Bryan, who is joined by an international panel of judges that includes some of the world’s finest early music specialists. Closing date: Tuesday 17 January 2017


  • Orpheus Recorder Boutique: 8–13 January 2017 at Armidale NSW, Australia

    An intensive and intimate recorder course for intermediate and advanced players Six days of technique classes, two ensembles classes daily, along with Large Ensemble. Each group will be a balanced and fully functional small ensemble that caters to each individual’s needs.  Each group will work with a variety of tutors throughout the week. There is a separate Youth Section for players under 18 as well as on campus options for players from age 11

  • Dutch recorder maker Thomas van Ginneken has recently launched his own website. Thomas is also an accomplished recorder player.

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