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Welcome to 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.

NEWS

LATEST NEWSLETTER

(Posted 20 March 2019)

The March 2019 Newsletter has just been published. Please download it from Newsletter page.

NEXT APRES MIDI

(Posted 20 March 2019)

The next Musical Après Midi is planned for Sunday 12 May 2019: 3pm - 5pm, at Anneke Silver's place: 12 Stuart St, North Ward. Note change of date. Check the Calendar here.

RECORDER COURSE: HAPPY RECORDER PLAYING CONTINUED

(Change of dates and location posted 3 March 2019)

Happy Recorder Playing Continued. Recent floods have caused a change of both dates and location. See Calendar and/or the course brochure for time and location details.

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED RECORDER ENSEMBLES

(Posted 26 January 2019)

Intermediate and Advanced Recorder Ensembles. Heather Coleman is continuing to lead her recorder ensembles in 2019. The ensembles will take place on seven consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6 February and 20 March at 6:30pm - 7:30pm (intermediate) and 7:30 - 8:30pm (advanced), at the Community Centre, Villa McAuley, 2 Acacia St, Mundingburra. See the ensembles brochure for registration and payment details.

MAGNETIC ISLAND WORKSHOP 2019 - CHANGE OF VENUE

(Updated 22 December 2018)

The 2019 Magnetic Island Workshop will now take place at Amaroo on Mandalay Avenue in Nelly Bay on the advertised weekend of 12-14 July. This is because the Arcadia Motel has turned their function room into a storage room and the alternate rooms that they offered us are not satisfactory. Amaroo is a great venue and hotel so read all about it and our workshop plans on the Annual Workshop Page.

Map of Magnetic Island Showing Location of Amaroo

RECORDERS ON MAGNETIC ISLAND (Updated 1 September 2018)

At the Magnetic Island Weekend Workshop in July, we discovered that there is a U3A group of recorder players that meet every Tuesday 1:30-3:30pm at Ros Burry's house at 14 Bottiger Street, Nelly Bay (behind the Health Clinic at 76 Sooning Street). Visitors are welcome: phone Ros on 07 4778 5082 for information and to let the group know you are coming.

MEMBERS SURVEY

At the 2015 AGM members completed a membership survey about the Society and its activities. Nicky, our treasurer, compiled the results and this is available as a pdf document. The committee has used it as the basis for revising our activities for 2016 and implemented major changes.

RESOURCES AND LINKS

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

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