AGO Chapter Events

2016-2017


All Events are FREE to Chapter Members!

September 24, 2016
Johann Vexo masterclass
Bryn Mawr Presbyerian Church
9:00 a.m. - noon

September 25, 2016
Johann Vexo recital
The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia
4:00 p.m.

October 30, 2016
Installation Service and A Reformation Hymn Festival led by The Rev. Dr. Frank C. Senn
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ardmore
4:00 p.m.

November 18, 2016
Enjoy a performance of Christopher Rouse's Organ Concerto by The Philadelphia Orchestra and organ soloist Paul Jacobs. Reception to follow at the home of Fred Haas.
2 p.m. concert at the Kimmel Center
4:30 p.m. gathering at Fred Haas' home

December 30, 2016
Chapter Holiday Party
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

January 14, 2017
January JumpStart
Focusing on the music of organist/composer Craig Phillips
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

February 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
Legends of the Curtis Institute
The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia

March 17, 2017
Tuesday Noons on Friday Night!
The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
7:30pm
No registration necessary!

March 18, 2017
Stephen Tharp Masterclass
First Presbyterian Church, West Chester
1:00pm - 4:00pm
No registration necessary!

April 18, 2017
Daniel Zaretsky recital
Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale
7:30pm

April 19, 2017
Daniel Zaretsky lecture on Russian organ music and its culture
Curtis Institute of Music
10:00am - noon

May 22, 2017

ANNUAL CHAPTER GATHERING AND CONCERT
Hors d'oeuvres and Recital at Girard College
5:30 PM - Drinks, hors d'oevres and desserts
6:30 PM - Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Chapter
7:30 PM - Festive Concert
Featuring three advanced improvisation students of Jeffrey Brillhart, and Michael Stairs
$40.00 for AGO Members
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June 3, 2017, 12:30pm to 2:30pm

AGO Phila Scholarship Audition

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ardmore, PA

Click here for more information, registration and audition requirements

June 10, 2017 - 11am-4pm

Kimmel Center Organ Day

  • Robert McCormick, featured artist, performs a fanfare, recital, and improvisation
  • Peter Richard Conte accompanying Broadway selection and performing with The Philadelphia Brass
    Members' Recital featuring works based on Nature: David Furniss, Andy Heller, Edward Landin, Kathleen Scheide
  • Premiere of The Fred J. Cooper Organ Book - a five movement collection by local composers: Matthew Glandorf, Kile Smith, David Schelat, Kathleen Scheide, and Jeffrey Brillhart, performers: Parker Kitterman, David Furniss, Clara Gerdes, Edward Landin, and Daryl Robinson
  • Clara Gerdes, 2017 RCYO Winner's recital
  • Opera Philadelphia performing choruses with organ accompaniment by Jennifer Higdon, Mozart, Verdi, and Wagner.
  • A silent movie with live improvised accompaniment.

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