If this pandemic has taught us anything, it is to try new ways to make music. Within a few weeks online teaching was in full swing. Now organizations and instructors around the country have begun to adapt and improve instruction. There are many opportunities, but I encourage you to check out some of these resources. The silver lining is that you can choose to take classes with the most amazing teachers you could dream of--and only a Zoom code away!
American Recorder Society online offerings, including FREE classes for beginners!
Early Music America online offerings
Amherst Early Music Workshop online program
San Francisco Early Music Society online program
Anne Timberlake's website and blog
As a recorder teacher and player based in the Atlanta area, Jody Miller supports both historical music and traditionally historical instruments in contemporary roles. With over 20 years of diverse teaching experience, Jody is an effective teacher in workshop, small group, and private settings.
Jody's primary work in the recorder and early music community is workshop administration and teaching, but he enjoys performing historical and contemporary literature.
Jody recently began an interview series for the Atlanta Early Music Alliance. Check out interviews below.
For sample recordings, click HERE to navigate to the "About Me" page.
The American Recorder Society has commissioned a series of videos to help in teaching specialized techniques. See what Jody and his colleagues have to offer by visiting the video page. While you're at it, join and/or make a donation to the American Recorder Society!
Click on the ARS logo to visit the page of technique videos.
John Hillenbrand, a visual artist by trade, brings Medieval and early Renaissance music to life through his ensemble Goliards of Savannah. In this interview, John shares with us the story of how he fell in love with the music and how he continues to recreate the sounds of music from centuries ago.
Baroque violinist Jeanne Johnson shares a little of her life with us as she talks about growing up around great music and the powerful effect music has on the soul.
Wanda Yang Temko's family located to Northeast Atlanta before Wanda could even speak English. Hear about her musical journey and her thoughts about the effect Covid-19 has had on the music world.