What is ERPS e.V.?

  • an European society consisting of recorder players, recorder makers, dealers, publishers and associates
  • a transnational pivotal point of various activities concerning the recorder
  • an interactive recorder player network
  • a non-profit organisation



What does ERPS e.V. want?

  • to allow and promote cooperations of recorder players in different fields of study and levels in whole Europe
  • to be a panel for discussions concerning the recorder (playing techniques, performance practise, historical research, concert drafts etc.)
  • to encourage the exchange of knowledge between generations



What does ERPS e.V. provide?


  • Event calendar: Announcement of concerts, workshops or other events organised by members
  • Platform for exchange: requests, contacts, help, …
  • Active social media channels
  • The international recorder biennials offer a mix of concerts and workshops and are a meeting place for recorder enthusiasts, professional players and music lovers from all over Europe. Members of the ERPS have free admission.
  • Newsletter: as an opportunity for news, announcements, professional exchange



Who are the members?

  • recorder players in different levels and fields
  • recorder makers
  • publisher of literature and scores for the recorder
  • associates


How to become a member?

The registration can be made online or within the Biennial Festival.



Annual membership fee

active member20€
active member (student)10€
recorder makers, editors, publishers, etc100€