Community Outreach

Musica Dolce performances, 2005-2011 as follows: 

Musica Dolce, Wednesday, June 1, 2005 Musica Dolce, an outreach performing arm of the Society, performed a program of Renaissance or Baroque music for the Friends of the New Brunswick Public Library in the Community Room of the New Brunswick Public Library in NJ.

Musica Dolce, Oct. 27, 2005

Musica Dolce, an outreach performing group, consisting of recorder, cello and harpsichord, performed in the Unity Bank in Highland Park, an evening of “Baroque Music to Lift the Spirit,” by the composers George Frideric Handel, Johann Fischer, Jacques Paisible, Jean Baptiste Loeillet de Gant, Tomaso Albinoni, Benedetto Marcello, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

The Highland Park Recorder Society and Musica Dolce, Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Members of the Highland Park Recorder Society and Musica Dolce performed “Music from the Age of Benjamin Franklin.” The performance took place in the New Brunswick Free Public Library in NJ.

 The Highland Park Recorder Society, Musica Dolce and Friends, Sunday, Mar. 26, 2006

The Highland Park Recorder Society, Musica Dolce and Friends, performed “Music of the American Baroque and Big Band Eras” at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home, 132 Evergreen Road, Edison, NJ . There were performances by three distinct groups. Members of the Highland Park Recorder Society, including an ensemble of soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders, performed music by American and European composers, that was heard in Colonial and Federal America in the time of Benjamin Franklin. Musica Dolce performed Baroque chamber music on recorder, violin, cello, and harpsichord. Dean Poulsen (keyboard) and friends Sal Damico (trumpet) and Ralph Albano (percussion) performed music from the “Swing Era.” This music included the whole gamut – old boogie woogie and stride, and favorite tunes by Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Fats Waller and Duke Ellington. The Highland Park Recorder Society, Musica Dolce, and The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home invited the public to attend.

Musica Dolce, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006

Musica Dolce, an outreach performing group consisting of recorder, violin, cello and harpsichord had performed at Unity Bank in Highland Park, an evening of “Baroque Music to Lift the Spirit,” by the composers Tomaso Albinoni, Benedetto Marcello, Johann Joachim Quantz, Henry Purcell, and Antonio Vivaldi.

Musica Dolce, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006

Musica Dolce, a member of the Guild for Early Music, had participated, along with other member groups, in an event sponsored by the Guild for Early Music–“Early Music Festival,”  at the Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, New Jersey. Musica Dolce had performed music by Albinoni (1671-1751) for recorder, cello and harpsichord, and by Vivaldi (1678-1741) for recorder, violin, cello and harpsichord.

Musica Dolce, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006

Two members of Musica Dolce, Janet Walker, cello, and Dean Poulsen, keyboard, played a holiday concert: “Popular and Light Classical Music” for the Alliance for Retired Americans at the Highland Park Senior Center at 220 South Sixth Avenue.

Sunday, October 19, 2008. Guild for Early Music Festival 12 PM – 5:30 PM 

Musica Dolce of the Highland Park Recorder Society performed the splendid music of Georg Phillipp Telemann, Francisco Jose de Castro, and Arcangelo Corelli. Over ten extraordinary vocal and instrumental groups specializing in early music performed in this festival.

The Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.  Tel. (609) 586-0616

www.groundsforsculpture.org   www.guildforearlymusic.org

“Baroque Music to Life the Spirit: Featuring Spanish and Italian Masters, Francisco Jose de Castro and Antonio Vivaldi” 

Concert open to the public.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 12:15-1:00 P.M.

New Brunswick Library,  60 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

6th Annual Festival of the Guild for Early Music

Sunday, October 17, 2010, 12 – 5 P.M.

The Grounds for Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ

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7th Annual Festival of the Guild for Early Music,

featuring music of the 12th to 18th centuries

 

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 12 – 5 P.M.

The Grounds for Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ

Musica Dolce, Baroque Ensemble of the

Highland Park Recorder Society, performed

Baroque music, Phénix, by Michel Corrette (1709-1795).

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Musica Dolce also performed at

The 8th Annual GEM Festival in October 2012

The 9th Annual GEM Festival in October 2013

The 10th Annual GEM Festival in October 2014 and

The 11th Annual GEM Festival in October 2015

 

For 2015, we have photos of each group: Musica Dolce and the HPRS Recorder Ensemble, and of me on a hilltop as a strolling minstrel.

 

Workshops:

 

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HPRS-sponsored Workshops in World Music for Everyone: By Dean Poulsen. 

Part I: Hands-on Workshop in Gamelan, Music of Bali, Indonesia, Classical and Folk Traditions, Sunday Nov. 21, 2004

 

Part II:   Continuation of Gamelan workshop.  Balinese and Javanese Music in the Tradition of a Sultan’s Court. Jan 16, 2005

 

There are photos and details on the current website.

 

Workshops in Gamelan by n Poulsen were open to beginning and advanced musicians, non-musicians, teachers and music teachers.

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Workshops for Recorder, Strings, Woodwinds and Singers, By Daphna Mor , Oct. Nov., Dec., 2005; Feb. 2006 (add details)

 

“Highland Park Recorder Society Music Workshops Series”

Workshops by Daphna Mor, highly acclaimed virtuoso recorderist and music educator, were for Recorderists, and Woodwinds, Strings, and Singers . Click here to learm more about Daphna Mor

 

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