The pandemic and new ways to learn

Since March 2020, innumerable musicians have used the internet as their exclusive means to perform, learn, teach, and share.  The pandemic has forever changed how people can improve their skills.  The links below are just a few of the resources that recorder players (or potential recorder players) may find helpful.

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.

Join Lauda Musicam of Atlanta

Lauda Musicam of Atlanta is a mixed Renaissance ensemble of recorders, viols, early brass, early reeds, and other instruments.  Two rehearsals weekly give you an opportunity to learn new music and prepare for an in-person concert in May.

Monday evening in-person rehearsals—The spring sessions begin January 23, at 7 PM ET, St. Bartholmew's Episcopal Church; open to Atlanta area locals.

Tuesday evening online rehearsals—The spring sessions begin January 24, at 7 PM ET, via Zoom videoconferencing platform.  Participants have the option of coming to Atlanta to perform with the full group on the concert scheduled for Sunday, May 3.

Check out Lauda Musicam at www.laudamusicam.org.

Performances are back!

Check Jody's performances page about upcoming concerts and workshops.

Coming up Saturday, April 15, 2023

Helpful Videos for Recorder Players

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.

Polyphonic Voices
Atlanta Early Music Alliance's interview series featuring early musicians working in Georgia

See archived interviews by clicking HERE.

Polyphonic Voices, Volume 4 No. 1
Charlie Schultz - President of the Atlanta Recorder Society