AGO Music Community Events

2017-2018


Kathleen Scheide, Coordinator
calendar@agophila.org

Sunday, November 5 4:00 PM

Choral Evensong, Saint Peter's Choir of Boys, Girls and Adults, Darryl Roland, Director. Saint Peter's Church at 3rd and Pine, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Freewill offering. 215.925.5968, roland@stpetersphila.org, www.stpetersphila.org

Sunday, November 5, 4:30 PM

Prelude, Jackson Borges, organist. 5:00 Choral evensong: Remembrance of the Beloved Departed. Bainton, Neswick, Sowerby, Walker. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 E. Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 www.christchurchde.org/worship/music/music-events/concerts 302.655.3379

Thursday, November 9, 8:00 PM

Sophie-Veronique Cauchefer-Choplin, organist. Free. Princeton University Chapel, Nassau Street & Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 609.258.3016

Saturday, November 11, 7:00 PM

David Hearn and Friends: Heroic Music for Organ & Brass. Reception. Suggested donation: $20 / Adult, No donation is requested for persons under 18. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 E. Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 www.christchurchde.org/worship/music/music-events/concerts 302.655.3379

Sunday, November 12, 3:00 PM

Chamber Music at Bournelyf presents Moravian Music with choir and strings. Jeffrey Gemmell, Millersville University, conductor. Suggested donation $20/10. Church of the Loving Shepherd, 1066 South New Street, West Chester, PA 19382 http://www.lovingshepherd.org 610.692.5662 (response line)

Thursday, November 16, 12:30 PM

Robert Poovey, organist. Free. Princeton University Chapel, Nassau Street & Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 609.258.3016

Friday, November 17, 7:30 PM

Cordus Mundi, Southeastern Pennsylvania's male a cappella choir in concert. Freewill offering. Reception. Church of the Holy Spirit, 2871 Barndt Road at Sumneytown Pike, Harleysville, PA 215.234.8020 www.churchoftheholyspirit.us

Friday, November 17, 8:00 PM

Eric Plutz, organist. “From Darkness to Light,” works from somber to joyful. Free. Princeton University Chapel, Nassau Street & Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 609.258.3016

Sunday, November 19, 4:00 PM

Greg Zelek, principal organist, Madison WI Symphony Orchestra, Free admission. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 18 White Horse Pike Haddon Heights, NJ 856.547.3240

Sunday, November 19, 7:00 PM

Compline, Saint Peter's Compline Choir, Darryl Roland, Director. Saint Peter's Church at 3rd and Pine, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Freewill donation. 215.925.5968, roland@stpetersphila.org, www.stpetersphila.org.

Thursday, November 30, 12:30 PM

Nolan Anthony, organist. Free. Princeton University Chapel, Nassau Street & Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 609.258.3016

Saturday, December 2, 7:00 PM

The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society's Annual Christmas Spectacular "The Story of Christmas." with John Baratta Organist, The Brandywine Brass, The Brandywine Singers, The Longwood Performing Arts Dancers and many more surprises! All seats reserved $25-35. Dickinson High School, 1801 Milltown Rd., Wilmington, DE 302.995.2603 www.dtoskimball.org

Sunday, December 3, 12:00 PM

The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society's Annual Christmas Spectacular "The Story of Christmas." with John Baratta Organist, The Brandywine Brass, The Brandywine Singers, The Longwood Performing Arts Dancers and many more surprises! All seats reserved $25-35. Dickinson High School, 1801 Milltown Rd., Wilmington, DE 302.995.2603 www.dtoskimball.org

Sunday, December 3, 2:00 PM (repeated at 5:00 PM)

The Many Moods of Christmas. Music for choirs, orchestra and handbells. No admission charge, but tickets are required. Contact Chuck Evans at the church address or evansjrc@verizon.net. Calvary Lutheran Church, Rosedale Ave & New St, West Chester PA 610.696.2475

Sunday, December 3, 4:00 PM

Candlelight Christmas Concert. Carols and music of the season led by the Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church; in conjunction with West Chester's Old Fashioned Christmas. Free; offering received; reception to follow. First Presbyterian Church, 130 W Miner St, West Chester PA 610.696.0554 www.firstpreswc.com

Tuesday, December 5, 12:00 PM

Noontime harpsichord recital featuring harpsichord students of Temple University on BMPC’s William Dowd memorial harpsichord. Free admission. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Thursday, December 7, 12:30 PM

Eric Plutz, organist. Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky. Free admission Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton NJ eplutz@princeton.edu 609.258.3016 www.princeton.edu/~choir

Friday, December 8, 7:30 PM

Christmas Dessert Concert: A Banquet of Brass. Reception following. Suggested donation $25.
Church of the Loving Shepherd, 1066 South New Street, West Chester, PA 19382 www.lovingshepherd.org 610.692.5662 (response line)

Saturday, December 9, 1:00 PM

FREE Kimmel Center tour! Once a month, Kimmel Center tours start with a 15 minute organ demonstration by partners from the American Guild of Organists. Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

Sunday, December 10, 4:00 PM

Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols, Saint Peter's Choir of Boys, Girls and Adults, Darryl Roland, Director. Freewill offering. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 313 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 215.925.5968 www.stpetersphila.org

Sunday, December 10, 4:00 PM

All Bach Christmas concert featuring the Sanctuary Choir and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia performing Bach’s Magnificat and Christmas Oratorio, Part 1. $15/5. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Sunday, December 10, 5:00 PM

From Darkness to Light: A Service of Advent Lessons and Carols. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 Buck Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807. 302.655.3379 www.christchurchde.org

Sunday, December 10, 7:00 PM

Ring and Sing! An hour of music led by the ringing choirs of First Presbyterian Church, and a carol sing; over 100 bells and chimes! Invite a friend to this casual and fun event. Free. First Presbyterian Church, 130 W Miner St, West Chester PA 610.696.0554

Tuesday, December 12, 12:00 PM

Noontime harpsichord recital featuring harpsichord students of Temple University on BMPC’s William Dowd memorial harpsichord. Free admission. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Sunday, December 17, 2:00 PM

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrating the birth of Jesus. Bible readings interspersed with Christmas carol music by handbell and vocal choirs. Freewill offering. Dessert reception follows. Church of the Holy Spirit, 2871 Barndt Road @ Sumneytown Pike, Harleysville, PA 215.234.8020 www.churchoftheholyspirit.us

Sunday, December 17, 4:30 PM (repeated at 7:00 PM)

Christmas by Candlelight. Carols with children, youth, and adult choirs, orchestra, bells, and organ with a candlelight procession marks our continued hope of peace and goodwill to all. Frewill offering. Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Rd, Abington PA 215.887.4530 www.apcusa.org/MusicatAbington

Sunday, December 17, 7:30 PM

Le Meslanges des Plaisirs. James Day, violin; Carolyn Ellman, cello; Kathleen Scheide, forteipiano. Classic piano trios on historic instruments, with noels and seasonal music, including works by J.C.F. Bach, Balbastre, Corrette, Haydn and Schubert. $20. 1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road. Ewing, NJ http://1867sanctuary.org609.392.6409 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org

Tuesday, December 19, 12:00 PM

Noontime harpsichord recital featuring harpsichord students of Temple University on BMPC’s William Dowd memorial harpsichord. Free admission. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

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