PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44139-8089
The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of educators dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman.
• To demonstrate the value of Orff Schulwerk and promote its widespread use.
• To support the professional development of our members.
• To inspire and advocate for the creative potential of all learners.
Founded in 1968, membership in the American
Orff-Schulwerk Association has grown to include
5,000 music educators, musicians and related
professionals. AOSA fosters the utilization of the
Orff Schulwerk approach through a vibrant
professional development program that sponsors
hundreds of workshops in 96 local AOSA chapters
across the United States each year and through more
than 60 certified Teacher Training programs across
Beatin’ Path Publications, LLC
302 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812
Beatin’ Path Publications, LLC is a friendly, low cost, no frills, publishing house dedicated to high quality music for teachers trained in Orff Schulwerk as well as classroom, choral, recorder, and general music teachers. Each publication is backed by years of hands-on, in-the-classroom experience, and has thoroughly proven its worth as valuable material for elementary and middle school children, at home, in church and at school. Check out our recorder method books.
Clarion Associates, Incorporated
35 Arkay Drive Suite 400
Hauppauge, NY 11788-3707
Clarion Associates Incorporated is pleased to offer a discount to all American Recorder Society members…
Outstanding, low-cost; all risk insurance coverage for musical instruments
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or call 1-800-VIVALDI (1-800-848-2534) Away!
- 24 Hour online claims
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- WORLDWIDE COVERAGE Covers you wherever your gig is worldwide (for US residents only)
- RENTED/BORROWED INSTRUMENT COVERAGE - 30 days of free insurance coverage for a rented or borrowed instrument while yours is being repaired due to a covered loss
- CLARION WILL COVER the difference in the instrument value before a loss compared with the value of the instrument after the loss, if there is any difference, up to the dollar amount the instrument is insured for
- THE RIGHT to keep any undamaged parts
- THE RIGHT to repurchase recovered instruments at claim value
- NO DEDUCTIBLE Policies Available (in most circumstances)
Did you know that Teaching without liability Insurance doesn't have to be!
Most Homeowners and renters policies do not cover liability or property damage due to business activities. We offer insurance to protect you against lawsuits at home or away arising out of your home based tutoring business.
We also Offer Event Liability Insurance
Your own Event Liability Policy can provide protection by assuming the risk of legal claims brought by an injured Person. We cover many types of events, such as, Concerts, Recitals and much more.
Please contact Stephanie Molinary at extension 111 for both liability programs.
Maria Coldwell, Executive Director
801 Vinial Street, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 USA
Early Music America (EMA) is a not-for-profit service organization for the field of historical performance in North America. Founded in 1985, EMA’s goal is to expand awareness of, and interest in, the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. EMA’s members receive a quarterly magazine, bulletins, and benefits including access to reduced-rate insurance, discounts on publications, concerts and festivals, and eligibility for awards and scholarships. With its broad membership, including professional performers, ensembles, presenters, instrument makers, amateur musicians, and audience members, EMA serves as an advocate for the field throughout the continent.
1604 Portland Ave, St. Paul, MN,
Carrying Yamaha, Aulos, Zen-on, Moeck, Kelhorn, Aura recorders as well as recorder method books. We carry a wide variety of recorder sheet music as well as recorder music for large groups & recorder orchestras in addition to music arranged for recorder and other instruments. Accessories include recorder cases, stands, wooden thumb rests and more. We also carry music for flutes, crumhorns, ocarina, tabor pipe, native flute, tin whistle, bodhran, guitar, strings, fiddle, dulcimer, harp, reed, harmonica, bagpipe, keyboard, dulcimer, voice and choral music.
Lazar's Early Music
425 N. Whisman Rd., Suite 200,
Mountain View CA 94043
866/511-2981 (toll free inside U.S.) or
We sell Moeck, Mollenhauer, Küng, Yamaha, Paetzold Square bass, Ehlert and Wenner handmade recorders; Wenner flutes; Cíp gemshorns; optimized crumhorns; Guntram Wolf Baroque and Renaissance winds, and other early winds; Roland Classic digital keyboards (harpsichord and organ); Wendy Gillespie (Lu-Mi) & Charlie Ogle Chinese viols; Baroque strings and bows; Chris English and Louis Bégin viol bows; Puchalski vielles; used instruments; music and accessories. Keys added, necks bent (painless). Personal service and advice. Instruments gladly sent on approval. Very competitive prices.
Madeline Hunter, Tim Hunter
74 Amenia Union Rd., Sharon, CT
888/665-2721; Fax: 860/364-5168
Importer/distributor of recorders, recorder accessories and shakuhachi. Magnamusic holds one of the largest inventories of early and contemporary sheet music available in the U.S. & Canada. Free catalogs. Prompt, friendly service. 10% Discount on purchases made by ARS Members.
MUSIKINSTRUMENTE + VERLAG e.K.
Lückenweg 4 D-29227 Celle GERMANY
Family-owned enterprise in the third generation
producing high-end recorders and publishing recorder music,
books on music and Tibia Magazine for Woodwind
Players. Moeck organizes courses for recorder
players and promotes the recorder on a professional
level by awarding prizes at the Moeck/SRP Recorder
Playing Competition in London, the Montréal
International Recorder Competition and others.
Dr. Andrew Perry
PO Box 12909
Salem, OR 97309-0909
Peripole-Bergerault, Inc. is a company founded by music educators to serve the needs of music educators and the music education community. Each year, it. makes a major contribution to the support of music education, nationally, state-by-state, and locally. As a company of music educators, Peripole Bergerault, Inc sees itself as having a key leadership role to play in helping to establish and maintain the highest possible standards in music education, thus helping to bring those standards to classrooms all over North America.
Peripole-Bergerault, Inc. instruments are also used in Music Therapy, community musical activities and programs, and by individual musicians. They are the sole-source distributors of the Peripole Angel Halo Soprano and Alto Recorder.
Thomas M. & Barbara C. Prescott
14 Grant Rd., Hanover NH 03755-6615
Prescott Workshop is devoted to making copies of
historical woodwinds of the finest possible quality.
All instruments are personally made by
master-craftsman Thomas M. Prescott, who founded the
workshop in 1974.
GERALD SELF, HARPSICHORD MAKER
5119 St. Nicholas
San Antonio, TX 78228
We have been custom-building fine early keyboard instruments such as harpsichords, clavichords, virginals, spinets and fortepianos since 1968. Please browse our extensive line of custom made finished instruments and instrument kits that you can assemble yourself. We also provide instrument finishing such as soundboard and case paintings, gilding, and original artwork as specified by the customer. Other services to address your early keyboard needs include restringing, requilling, voicing and instrument rentals. Let us help you to discover the fulfillment of owning a beautifully made classical harpsichord, clavichord, virginal, spinet or fortepiano.
Laura, Bob, and Brett Bergin
2300A Michigan Ct., Arlington TX 76016
800/446-1067 or 817/277-9922
Fax: 800/576-7608 or 817/277-9933
Our goal and pledge
present only the best quality recorders, finest
recorder publications for making music, and the
fastest and most caring service available in the
industry. We continue on in the same tradition
established by Gerry and Sonya Burakoff, our
founders. Publishers of recorder materials for
students, teachers, and performers; method books,
solos, ensembles, editions of early music,
miscellaneous recorder items, and Aulos and Yamaha
quality plastic recorders.
TOYAMA MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CO., LTD.
41, Oharacho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174 JAPAN
Toyama manufactures recorders under the Aulos brand, along with a broad line of elementary musical instruments. The Aulos Collection features superb voicing, patented double joint permits smooth joining with no air leaks, constructed of strong, high-class ABS resin and excellent intonation throughout full range of instrument. (U.S. Agent: Rhythm Band Instruments, Inc.)
Nikolaus von Huene
65 Boylston St., Brookline MA 02445-7694
The Von Huene Workshop, Inc., founded in 1960 by
Friedrich and Ingeborg von Huene, makes, sells, and
repairs in fine Renaissance and Baroque historical woodwinds. Its affiliate, the Early Music Shop of New England
is a retail store and mail-order division of the von
Huene Workshop that sells recorders, flutes, reed instruments, early keyboards, sheet music, and related items.
We are happy to send instruments on approval for
those players who wish to compare before making a