Air-Force

Recorder Orchestras

In search of the perfect recorder orchestra sound …

Since 2013, Joris Van Goethem and Tom Beets of the Flanders Recorder Quartet have held a series of one-day events for recorder, with the focus on orchestral playing.
There are 2 groups, a Chamber Orchestra and the Full Orchestra, with Joris and Tom alternating between the two. The Chamber Orchestra tackles the most difficult orchestral repertoire, one-to-a-part. The second Orchestra has a slightly less challenging repertoire and some doubling up of parts to ensure a very high standard is still achieved.

Come prepared

Participants can preview the music in advance and request their preferred parts and instruments. The final decision is with Tom and Joris, who will get in touch to allocate parts when registration is closed.

You will be expected to practise your parts in advance so that everyone gets the most from the day.

Air-Force is an initiative of the Flanders Recorder Quartet.


Air-Force calendar

Lebbeke, Belgium

November 29, 2020 (10:00 - 18:00)
carpool info: players are coming from
  • BE Brussel: Elsene (1), Franciskanenlaan 8 bus 4 1150 Brussel (1)
  • BE Oost-Vlaanderen: Aalst (1), Elversele (1), Herdersem (Aalst) (1), Lokeren (1), Melle (1)
  • BE Other: 9250 Waasmunster (1), Brussel (1), Gent (1), Hasselt (1)
  • BE Vlaams-Brabant: bierbeek (1), Blanden (1), Holsbeek (1), St-Joris-Weert (1), Vaalbeek (1), Wilsele (1)
  • BE Waals-Brabant: ORP-LE-GRAND (1)
  • BE West-Vlaanderen: Tielt (1)
  • NL Limburg: Heerlen (1), Kerkrade (1)

SHOP

5 [five]

5 [five], released June 17, 2017

Encore!

Encore!, released October 12, 2012

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NEWS

January 01, 2019

Happy new year to all our fans. Thank you for the support throughout the years. Hopefully we'll meet again... FRQ

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PROGRAMMES

Have a look at our new programmes:

A Song for all Seasons

Our Final Favourites

Reclaiming Bach for the recorder

The Final Chapter

The Final Chapter (pure early music)