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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.


WEEKEND WORKSHOP 8-9 AUGUST 2015 (posted 4 April 2015).

Provisional details and registration forms have been posted to the Weekend Workshop page.

NEXT PLAY DAY (posted 20 March 2015)

Kate Saunders is leading the next play day on Sunday 17th May with a theme of Jazz Standards. She is going to work on arrangements for about five pieces, taking into account the differing levels of experience. This promises to be an exciting and informative event. Heather's play day with a the theme of Animals has been postponed until later in the year.

19 February 2015

The February edition of the NEWSLETTER is available on the NEWSLETTER page.

CHRISTMAS BUSKING. Médecins Sans Frontières Australia - for the fight against Ebola - proved to be an immensely popular charity. We raised $192.20 on the day and later contributions raised this to $300.20. Many thanks to everyone for their generosity.

14 November 2014

RESOURCES & LINKS. The page on Recorder and Early Music Links on Malcolm's Website has at last been transferred to the RESOURCES page.

Please send us any suggestions for changes or additions:

4 November 2014

PLAY DAYS 2015. The dates of the first two Play Days in 2015 have been posted to the ACTIVITIES page.

28 October 2014.

NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE. All the remaining digital NQRS newsletters, covering the period back to the beginning of 2005, have been transferred from Malcolm's Website to this one. Where necessary, they have been converted to pdfs. You can download them from the table at the bottom of the NEWSLETTER page.

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.