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Do you love early music?  Do you play a Baroque instrument like a recorder or a viol?

You’ve come to the right place!

Our members play recorders (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), viols, flutes, violins and other Early Instruments

  • Here’s what we can offer you:

    • A group of 25-30 amateur musicians who love to play together. Renaissance and Baroque music is our passion

    • A new professional coach at every monthly workshop. They come with fascinating musical scores and bring them alive

    • Warm harmonic sounds as we play soprano, alto, tenor and bass parts – just like a choir

    • A friendly welcome and a break for refreshments!



Where and When?

Monthly Sunday workshops from September to May   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.  Armour Heights Community Centre at 2140 Avenue Road, just south of Wilson Avenue. Parking on site. TTC buses 96 and 162 from York Mills Subway Station.   See Map

Please note:  Due to Covid 19, Fall workshops will take place online (Zoom)

  All new members are free for the 2020-2021 year!  Please email Elan Dresher, our President, at for information.We would love to see you!


 2020 - 2021 Full Programme

Our next Zoom workshop.  November 1st 2020 -  Femke Bergsma - Recorders"We will start out without music, with imitation and learning how to make a canon. Then we will play composed fugues from the 14th to the 20th centuries"

 Femke Bergsma studied recorder at the Utrecht Conservatory in Holland. She established her multi-instrument career in Montreal, performing regularly with several eminent ensembles specializing in Baroque music including Les Boréades, and Les Idées Heureuses. She has also performed with Thirteen Strings in Ottawa and Tafelmusik in Toronto. Femke has a special interest in medieval music. She also teaches at CAMMAC’s musical summer camp.

You will be provided with login details, as well as links to music and any other materials


President (2020 - 2021):   Elan Dresher


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