Open Recorder Days Amsterdam 2017

The next edition of ORDA will take place from 26-29 October 2017 at the Amsterdam Conservatoire. We will have a great line up of events for you. Check this site regularly for updates about the competition and programme and subscribe to the newsletter! The new ORDA competition rules and jury members are to be found under the competition menu. What are your students presenting during ORDA-2017?

Teachers' conference

ORDA-2015 hosted a teachers’ conference about recorder teaching for the first time. The conference consisted of eight lectures around the subject “best practice” which you can watch here!


The ORDA-team would like to thank all funds and sponsors (private and corporate) which made the festival possible.

Rules & Regulations ORDA-competition 2017

Are you curious for the rules & regulations for the ORDA competition in 2017? Click  here!

CvA partner ORDA 2017!

The Amsterdam Conservatoire is official partner of ORDA! The Recorderdays are hosted in the beautiful dependance from the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, provided with all possible fascilities, at a distance of less than a ten minutes walk from Amsterdam Central Station. See Location for the address and directions.

The festival is organized by the Royal Wind Music. Since many years the well known Renaissance recorder consort has been collaborating with the vibrant recorder department from the Amsterdam Conservatoire!

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The Royal Wind Music

Open Recorder Days 2015 is an initiative of The Royal Wind Music, a unique consort of renaissance recorders founded by Paul Leenhouts. They perform on a collection of instruments made by Adriana Breukink and Bob Marvin that ranges from the twelve-inch sopranino to the sub-contrabass measuring over ten feet.

Website RWM