President Jonathan Dove

Regular Classes


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Gorgeous Recorders

with Jenny Wright
Monday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
First class in spring term: Mon 11 Jan
10.00am – 10.30am: Beginners
10.30am – 11.30am: Improvers
11.30am – 12noon: Advanced
The recorder is wonderfully fun to play, and this group aims to revive our enjoyment of an easy yet undervalued instrument. Even if you haven’t picked one up for years, come along and enjoy rediscovering your skills.
Some previous experience of playing and reading music necessary, but don’t worry if you are rusty! Some spare instruments can be provided.
For more info call Jenny on 07901 698920 or email jkwright35atyahoodotcodotuk


Stoke Gifford Recorder Players

This is a friendly class of about 15 members meeting in St Michael’s Church Stoke Gifford, which is located adjacent to Bristol Parkway Station, every Tuesday morning during term time.  There is a subscription of £25 per term (3 x a year) to cover rental charges.  The Group perform in local residential care homes and the Coffee Shop, and rehearse a varied repertoire in different combinations of recorders.



Coda offers Woodwind tuition in Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute and Recorders for individuals and for groups of all ages and for all abilities from beginners of any age through to advanced players. (The starting age for child beginners for the different instruments will vary according to hand size).
High Wycombe

Chiltern Music Academy

The Chiltern Music Academy, formed in September 2014, has a progressive range of recorder groups for young people.

Recorder Racers
Saturday 9.00 – 9.45am
at Wycombe High School

Jolly Roger Recorders
Saturday 11.15 – 12 noon
at Wycombe High School

Springers Recorder (Year 2)
Saturday 11.15 – 12 noon
at Wycombe High School

Junior Recorders
Saturday 10:15 – 11am
at Wycombe High School

Recorder Ensemble
Friday 6-7pm
at Royal Grammar School

Recorder Consort
Saturday 11:15- 12:15
at Wycombe High School

Please contact Jackey Birch 07931 44 22 07 for further information

Horley near Redhill, Surrey

Recorders at the Garage
An adult group meeting from 2.30 – 3.30pm on Thursdays during term-time. Suitable for returners/improvers. We play a variety of pieces using descant, treble, tenor and bass recorders
Please contact Jackey Birch on 07931 442207


Recorders at Beaumont Fee
Weekly classes
Wednesday evening from 7pm – 9pm.
Friendly group of about 15 at time of writing, can split into groups.
Tutor: Richard Lindsay.
Email  (randclindsayattiscalidotcodotuk)   or Phone 01522 527391



Blackheath Conservatoire of Music & the Arts, London, SE3.
Individual recorder tuition for adults and children throughout term time. Recorder ensembles for children, as well as adult recorder and Early Music ensembles, tutored by Lisete da Silva.
More details at


(City Lit)

Tutor: Isobel Clarke

Recorder Level 1: For beginners and those who are looking to rebuild their skills

Recorder Level 2: Continue to develop your playing skills

Recorders: advanced technique Develop your playing technique through exercises, repertoire and ensemble music to improve double-tonguing, alternative fingerings, vibrato and finger control.

Recorders: English ensemble repertoire English recorder repertoire, ranging from Elizabethan madrigals to Britten, Vaughan Williams and 21st-century compositions.


(Crystal Palace)

Thursdays 7.30 pm- 9.00pm Crystal Palace, London SE19

Complete beginner?
Haven’t played for years?
Only play one size recorder, want to learn another?

Develop your technique with help from a patient tutor and build your confidence playing in this small, friendly group

Recorders can be supplied upon request. Individual lessons also available.

Further Information:
Email:Julie Dean (infoatrecordershoplondondotcodotuk)


(Forest Hill)

Bonhoeffer Group (Previously Horniman Recorder Players)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Church  Dacres Road Forest Hill London SE23

Course Fees: £80 per term
We are a small group of adults, playing a wide range of music in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere under the guidance of a tutor. As this is an intermediate level ensemble, a reasonable standard of technique and sight-reading is expected – together with the ability to play one-to-a-part from time to time. Why not come and join us on Monday evenings during term time.

If you are interested, come along for a session to find out more – or come to our next concert!

Further Information:
Email: Julie Dean (infoatrecordershoplondondotcodotuk)

London (Pimlico)

Tuesdays 5.15 pm- 6.15pm

Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cumberland Street, London SW1

Complete beginner? or Haven’t played for years? or Only play one size recorder, want to learn another?
Develop your technique with help from a patient tutor and build your confidence playing in this small, friendly group.

Recorders can be supplied upon request. Pimlico recorder ensemble held from 6.30, special price for both sessions.

Further Information:
Contact: Julie Dean
Email: infoatrecordershoplondondotcodotuk

Pimlico Recorder Classes
These friendly Recorder Ensemble classes are held from 6.30pm – 8pm on Tuesday evenings at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cumberland Street, London SW1.  Additional classes on Recorder Technique are held from 8pm – 9pm following the ensemble session.

Further Information:
Email: Julie Dean (infoatrecordershoplondondotcodotuk)


Thomas Morley Recorders
William Summers rehearses ensemble music for recorders fortnightly on Wednesday evenings in Vauxhall. Players must be Grade 5 standard and above.
Further Information:
Email: williamjsummersaticlouddotcom  (williamjsummersaticlouddotcom)  .
William performs frequently in historical venues, with many concerts including the recorder. Details are available on
North Wales


The Young Rockorders
are a new group which started in January and meet once a week: Thursday 4.30-5.30 at St Asaph VP infants school, St Asaph, North Wales.

We welcome children aged from 8 upwards with some previous experience of playing the instrument.
There is a £4 session fee. We currently have members playing garklein, sopranino, descant, treble, tenor, and bass but are looking particularly for good descant players and trebles/tenors. We play popular pieces, film and TV themes as well as classical and baroque music. The children are involved in the running of the group, making suggestions about music choices, concert venues etc… and most recently decided on the name for our group! Further details can be
found on my website


Intermediate Recorders.
Village Hall, Church Lawford, Nr. Rugby, CV23 9EE
12 January 2017
Ten week course 10am-12noon on Thursdays
Tutor: Caroline Jones
Contact: Caroline Jones 07789 845855


Last updated January 9, 2018