AGO Chapter Events


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
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

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

May 22, 2017

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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