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PO Box 391089
Cleveland, OH 44139-8089
Fax: 440-543-2687

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 the country.


1-800-VIVALDI (1-800-848-2534)
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

or call 1-800-VIVALDI (1-800-848-2534)
  •  24 Hour online claims
  • Adjust your account online anytime
  • 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.


801 Vinial Street, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 USA
Fax: 412-642-2779

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.

HONEYSUCKLE MUSIC                 

Jean Allison-Olson
1604 Portland Ave
St. Paul, MN, 55104

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.


Kunath Group
Silke "Katze" & Jo Kunath
Am Ried 7
36041 Fulda, GERMANY
Tel:   +49 661 968 938-0
Fax:  +49 661 968 938-49

Silke "Katze" and Jo Kunath are certainly among the people who can rightly be called "recorder enthusiasts". Over the last forty years they have built up the "recorder paradise" in Europe with the It consists of the workshops Kunath, FEHR, Paetzold by Kunath, the store, a radio station and online forum on the recorder and the organization of the largest recorder festivals (Blockfloetenfesttage and in Europe.


Martin Shelton
3827 S. Carson St., #38
Carson City, NV 89701
(678) 465-9114
866-511-2981 (toll free inside U.S.)

Our goal at Lazar's Early Music is to provide top-quality instruments and personalized service for every customer. We carry recorders (renaissance, baroque, and modern), baroque flutes, viola da gambas, baroque cellos, baroque strings and bows, and a variety of early music woodwinds. Some of our vendors include Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kung, Kunath, Wenner, Guntram Wolf, Lu-Mi, Charlie Ogle, Chris English, and more. We do recorder key additions and can modify plastic tenors to knick style. Check out our stock and collection of used instruments. We are happy to send instruments to try on approval to help you find the right instrument.


Sabine Haase-Moeck
Lückenweg 4 D-29227 Celle GERMANY
Fax: 49-05141-885342

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.


Andrew Perry
P.O. Box 12909, Salem, OR 97309-0909
Toll Free: 1.800.443.3592
Local: 503.362.2560
Worldwide: +1.503.362.2560

Peripole, Inc. is a company founded by music educators to serve the needs of music educators and the music education community. Our instruments are also used in Music Therapy, community musical activities and programs, and by individual musicians.  Many of our products are manufactured either by us or exclusively for us, and we are the sole-source vendor for those products.


Thomas and Barbara Prescott
14 Grant Rd.
Hanover NH 03755-6615
603-643-6442 Fax: 603/643-5219

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.

Jamison Forge, Owner
13203 SE 172nd Ave Ste 166-770
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Recorder Forge is dedicated to its customers, offering nothing but the best in customer service, fast delivery, and an in-stock inventory of tough to get instruments such as Paetzold by Kunath, FEHR, and quick access to other gems such as Bressan by Blezinger and Marsyas. Partnering with the Kunath group of Germany, Recorder Forge allows for fast delivery of all its wares, even if not currently in the Portland, Oregon storehouse. Being a certified dealer of Aulos, Küng, Zen-on, Eagle, Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kobliczek, FEHR, Paetzold by Kunath and more, Recorder Forge can advise and supply the best recorder, just for you.

President: Takeshi Toyama
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.)


Eric Haas
65 Boylston St.
Brookline MA 02445-7694
Fax: 617-277-7217

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 commitment.

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