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About the Twenty-Third Annual Texas Toot
November 20-22, 1998


The 23rd Annual Texas Toot was held this past November 20-22, 1998. If you were there, you know how much fun it was. If you weren't, we're sorry you missed it! Details of the next Toot will be posted here as they become available.

Featured Faculty

The 23rd Annual Texas Toot features Ken Andresen, director of the Recorder Orchestra of New York, who will direct The Toot Recorder Orchestra in several sessions. Recorders of all sizes will be used (large recorders are especially needed), and music in a variety of styles will be played.

Rounding out our core faculty are:

Additional Faculty Members

  • Becky Baxter, harp
  • Susan Barton, viols and medieval strings
  • David Barton, hurdy-gurdy
  • Janice Beauford, lecture
  • Bruce Brogdon, lute
  • Michael Burcke, large recorders
  • Steve Hendricks, repertoire
  • Yvonne Kendall, dance
  • Eileen Rees, viols
  • Bill Rees, flutes
  • Frank Shirley, repertoire
  • Col. Larry Zaumeyer, repertoire
  • and others!

More Great Activities

For singers, the Toot offers the opportunity to read through a variety of music in new classes such as voice & viols and 15th century Burgundian chansons with vielles and harp. Other vocal opportunities during the weekend include madrigal singing on Saturday night and Sacred Harp singing on Sunday morning.

And, of course, the unbelievable, unmatchable, not-to-be-missed Krumhorn Konclave on Saturday night!

General Schedule

  • Friday Evening: Large Group play-in, followed by dancing
  • Friday really late: Pick-up groups
  • Saturday during the day: Classes
  • Saturday Evening: Madrigal singing, Concert, dancing, Krumhorn Konclave
  • Saturday really late: Pick-up groups (or sleep, if you must)
  • Sunday Morning: Sacred Harp singing, Large Group


     
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