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2020-2021 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

September 2020:
Virtual challenge #1 - watch for an email in the next couple of days!

October 2020:
Virtual members recital
- St. Anthony Catholic Church
- Video released October 25th, 2020
Link to video on YouTube

November 2020:
Virtual challenge #2

January 2021:
Potential masterclass with Dr. Janette Fishell (IU)
- First UMC Henderson
- January 22nd, 2021

February 2021:
Virtual chapter activity #3

March 2021:
Organ Plus recital
- Location TBD
- March 7th, 2021 @ 4 p.m.

April 2021:
Virtual chapter activity #4

May 2021:
Annual Meeting and Service of Installation
- First UMC Henderson
- May 3rd, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m.


Resources from the American Guild of Organist
related to COVID-19:

https://www.agohq.org/responding-to-covid-19/

Program Booklet from our March 2020 Bach-a-thon

Welcome to our new 2020-2021 Executive Committee!

And thanks to outgoing committee members!




Made in Evansville!

Evansville AGO's Giesecke organ, restored in memory of
        Helen S. Reed.

Evansville AGO's
Edmund Giesecke Organ
Restored in Memory of Helen Skuggedal Reed

This organ was built in the Evansville shop of German-born organbuilder Edmund Giesecke (1845-1928), and installed in St. John Lutheran Church in Maribel, Wisconsin in 1889.  In 1962 it was donated to St. Timothy Lutheran, a "mission church" in Maumee, Ohio.  After St. Timothy merged with another church (becoming Hosanna Lutheran Church in 2011 and eventually moving to a new location in Monclova, Ohio) the Evansville chapter purchased the organ in 2016. 

Helen Skuggedal Reed played a crucial role in making contacts, gathering information and encouraging the chapter and community to embrace this project.  Restoration was completed by Taylor and Boody Organbuilders in 2018. 

The Giesecke organ can now be heard and played at First Presbyterian Church in Evansville. Contact Robert Nicholls at robertn@firstpresevansville.com or call the church for more information. 

Stoplist

Link to 2018 CourierPress article and video about the organ

Online Membership Renewal
Mail-in Membership Form
Local Pipe Organs Marketplace: Positions and Instruments
Executive Committee Members
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