Adriana Breukink, late Recorder Visionary, is Honored with an ARS Board Resolution
Adriana Breukink passed away unexpectedly on October 6, 2022. To honor her outstanding achievements, the ARS Board created a resolution immediately after the first anniversary of her death:
A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the American Recorder Society, Inc.
Whereas: Adriana “Adri” Breukink (1957-2022) was a visionary recorder maker who served and loved the recorder community, and
Whereas: she produced the “Dream” Recorder series, the Eagle-Ganassi, the Eagle Recorder and the SubContra Bass Recorder in b flat “Big Babe,” and
Whereas: she pursued development of the recorder throughout her life with dedication, hard work, and genius that perhaps produced the most important improvements to the recorder since baroque times, and
Whereas: the American Recorder Society, Inc. wishes to honor and recognize her lifelong and valued service as a recorder maker
Be it therefore resolved on this eighth day of October 2023, the Board of Directors of the American Recorder Society, Inc. expresses its gratitude and appreciation to Adriana Breukink.
View a PDF of the Resolution
"Adriana Breukink and Big Babe" Photo by Aad Mosch