Every two years, recorder players from all over the world come together in Amsterdam for the Open Recorder Days. We look forward to welcoming you between 24–27 October for the fourth edition!

ConcertsCompetitionComposition contest (new in 2019!)
MasterclassesWorkshopsExhibitionFringeTeachers’ conference‘ORDACave’


New in 2019!

For the first time ORDA hosts a composition competition for (pre)professional composers, calling for pieces for 2, 3, or 4 recorder players plus percussion.



Around 1000 visitors from all over the world came to ORDA-2017. We hope to welcome a worldwide audience again, turning Amsterdam into the world recorder capital for a few days!


ORDA-2019 competition

Taking part in a competition motivates musicians to improve and contributes to reach a new level of inspiration and aspiration. The international jury consists of renowned recorder players.