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Welcome to the Home Page of the Recorder Society of North Queensland (NQRS)

The North Queensland Recorder Society was established in 1995 to bring together recorder players in the Townsville and wider North Queensland region for skills development and social playing. To find out more about the Society and membership or to contact the Society visit the ABOUT page.


11 May 2014.

The May 2014 issue of the Newsletter has been posted to the NEWSLETTER page.

6 March 2014

Please note that the date of the next Play Day has been changed from 25 May to 18 May. Kate Saunders will lead us with a theme of "Music of Shakespeare's Time". We have introduced Black Box concerts to Play Days.

16 January 2014.

We are delighted that Robyn Mellor returns to Townsville this year to lead our Weekend Workshop on 9-10 August. See the WORKSHOPS page for full details and to download digital and manual registration forms.

16 December 2013.

We had a great turnout by members for busking at Cotters Market on Sunday 15th December. The location under the fig tree was very good and we raised $123.90 for the Red Cross appeal for the victims of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Well done everyone!

20 October 2013.

A page for the Play Day on Sunday 3rd November 2013 at 2:00pm has been linked to the Activities Calendar to show location, time and other details.


The Society organises various activities for small and large groups of recorder players. Visit the ACTIVITIES page to read about these, see the calendar of coming events and read about past events.


The Society publishes a quarterly Newsletter. You can download the current and previous editions of it on the NEWSLETTER page.


Visit the RESOURCES page to find out about other aspects of recorder playing in North Queensland.