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Episode 23: Summer Announcements

Episode 23: Summer Announcements

This is Maria… and this is Hester! And together we are the CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Today is the final episode of season 1 of CONSORT COUNSELLORS! For the last 23 weeks we have been bringing you tips to improve…

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Episode 35: 8 tips to play good endings

Episode 35: 8 tips to play good endings

Hester…! María…! The CONSORT COUNSELLORS! In one of our first videos we gave you advice on how to start a piece… …and today, in our 35th episode, we would like to give you 8 TIPS on how to…

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Technique for the week: the Pink Panther

Technique for the week: the Pink Panther

The first four notes of the “Pink Panther Theme” are chromatic steps: You can, of course, also start on the F#! We can continue going up the scale, alone or in groups, leaving more or less space between…

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Episode 54: John Dowland’s “Lachrimae Antiquae”

Episode 54: John Dowland’s “Lachrimae Antiquae”

This is María and this is Hester. Together we are the CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Today we would like to speak about a very well-known composition: the “Pavane Lachrimae” by John Dowland, in the version for five-part consort. “Lachrimae Antiquae”…

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Episode 37: Warm-ups with Creative Music-making & Steve Reich patterns

Episode 37: Warm-ups with Creative Music-making & Steve Reich patterns

This is Hester and this is María and together we are the CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Last week we mentioned as part of our 20 tips that is very nice to start or end your rehearsal with a low-pressure and…

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Episode 22: 10 inspiring recorder consorts

Episode 22: 10 inspiring recorder consorts

This is Hester and this is Maria. Together we are the CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Today we prepared something very special for you! As you know, we are addicted to consort playing… but apart from playing in consort ourselves, we…

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Episode 50: exercises inspired by MEAN TWEETS

Episode 50: exercises inspired by MEAN TWEETS

This is @mariayerza and this is @hgroenleer! Together we are #ConsortCounsellors! You may be familiar with the American talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” We watch it sometimes and there is a specific segment which we find fascinating: “Celebrities…

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Meet… The Consort Counsellors!

Meet… The Consort Counsellors!

This is Maria… and this is Hester! And we are… THE CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Hester teaches the recorder in Amsterdam and also at the Junior Department of the Amsterdam Conservatoire… …and Maria is one of the recorder professors in…

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Episode 27: 10 more inspiring recorder consorts

Episode 27: 10 more inspiring recorder consorts

This is María, and this is Hester! Together we are the CONSORT COUNSELLORS! Before the Summer holidays we posted a video recommending 10 INSPIRING CONSORTS. Today, to start the year with fresh ideas, fresh inspiration… We bring you…

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