Next OCRS concert:
February 19, 2 PM, 1st Presbyterian, Newport; March 5, 2 PM, St. Peter, Lincoln City; June 25, 3 PM, Visual Arts Center, Newport
June 25, 2016 at the Newport Visual Arts Center in the Nye Beach turnaround: Our season finale. This year we performed folk or folk-inspired songs (Dutch, Sephardic, and Irish), a tango composed by the Oregon Coast Recorder Society, a motet by J. S. Bach, and other medieval, renaissance, and contemporary pieces. Besides recorders and stringed instruments, we played on the accordion, gemshorns, and the ever-popular kurmhorn.
March 19, 2016: A concert at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church in Lincoln City. Bach, Irish tunes, tangos, and more. Lost in Time, a trio of OCRS members, also performed three pieces: one from the 14th century and two from the 20th century.
December 13, 2015: The Lost in Time duo played at a food pantry and youth program benefit in Yachats.
June 28, 2015: Our annual season finale at Newport's Visual Art Center has gathered quite a loyal following; they enjoyed the spectacular view and a variety of music.
Winter 2015 concerts: On February 1 and 8, 2015 we chased away the winter blues with music old and new, performed on recorders, cello, bass viol, guitar, and gemshorns. We played medieval, renaissance, and baroque fanfares, marches, and dances, plus contemporary music both peaceful and rousing.
December 6, 2014: Lost in Time, a small consort of OCRS, played at the Lincoln County Historical Society's open house, this time at the Maritime Museum on Newport's bay front.
June 22, 2014: Lost in Time played for the Secret Garden Tour. The Garden Tour is a fundraising event for Samaritan House, which provides emergency shelter for homeless families. We are asked back every year and always enjoy making music in a local garden, usually in fine weather.
June 30, 2014: Performance for the Stone Soup dinner at St Stephen's Episcopal Church in Newport.
June 15, 2014: We played our annual spring concert at Newport's Visual Art Center. This year's most popular piece (judging from applause) was "Joe Turner's Blues," performed on recorders, violins, guitar, cello, and washboard.
January 19 and February 2, 2014: OCRS performed at First Presbyterian Church in Newport and St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church in Lincoln City. The concerts benefited Newport and Lincoln City food pantries.
OCRS members regularly participate in holiday music at the Yaquina Head Lighthouse and in the community of Gleneden Beach.
November 2013: Members once again presented to Oregon Coast Community College's music and art history students.
October 20, 2013: Many of us presented a concert at the Yachats Presbyterian Church, in front of the beautiful agate windows.
August 27, 2013: Members played for an Italian dinner at Lakeview Senior Living in Lincoln City.
June 23, 2013: Lost in Time played for the Secret Garden Tour.
June 16, 2013: The Oregon Coast Recorder Society gave its annual spring concert at Newport's Visual Art Center.
May 16, 2013: Lost in Time trio and Don Jenkins, harpsichord, performed at Newport's First Presbyterian Church.
March 26, 2013: Lost in Time gave the afternoon program for the Oregon Coast Learning Institute, on Medieval and Renaissance music.