Aeolus Recorder Konsort
As stated in the Petition for Incorporation as a Not-for-Profit Corporation,
the purposes of the Aeolus Recorder Konsort are:
To cultivate, foster, sponsor, and develop the understanding, taste and
love of the musical arts.
To cultivate, foster, sponsor, and develop love and appreciation of the
art, history, literature and uses of the recorder and related musical
To promote appreciation of and to raise the level of proficiency
in the performance and uses of the recorder and related musical
The Aeolus Recorder Konsort is a chapter of the American
American Recorder Society
The mission of the American
Recorder Society is to promote the recorder and its music by developing
resources and standards to help people of all ages and ability levels to play
and study the recorder, to present the instrument to new constituencies, to
encourage increased career opportunities for professional recorder performers
and teachers, and to enable and support recorder playing as a shared social
experience. Society members gather and play together at chapter meetings,
weekend and summer workshops, and many ARS-sponsored events throughout the year.
Here is an example of a family in Little Rock playing recorders for their
The American Recorder Society publishes a journal, the
Recorder, a newsletter, a personal study program, a directory, and special
Activities of the Aeolus Recorder Konsort
Would you please send an e-mail message to:
for additional information about meeting times, rehearsals, workshops, and
the activities shown below.
Some performances are listed below. The pieces, which were played at
each event, are listed on the page. In the year 2001, the
Aeolus Recorder Konsort participated
in the madrigal dinners for the 22nd time.
Arkansas Pen Persons' Association, April 7, 2004
On August 21, 1999, a program, entitled "Recorder Sampler", was
presented on Public Radio Station KLRE-FM 90.5. Chris Cooke and Laurine
Williams organized and wrote the script. Previously (March 20, 1998),
Chris Cooke, Laurine Williams, and Shelley Wold were interviewed by Ann
Nicholson on her weekly arts program, "The Arts Scene."
Additional information about the preparation of the "Recorder Sampler"
program is available in the article by Chris Cooke: "Recorders 'On
the Air' ", American
Recorder, November 1999, pp. 15-16. The play list for the "Recorder
Sampler" program is given here on the Aeolus
Recorder Konsort Web site .