Season Kick-off Meeting and Dinner.
September 8, 2008
Please join us for
the Evansville Chapter AGO All-Member
Meeting, Dinner & “Open Console” Monday, September 8th.
Members will share reports on summer music conferences and activities.
Location: St. Lucas United Church of Christ
Evansville Chapter is planning
an "Organ Plus" concert on Sunday afternoon
(exact time TBA) at the
Methodist Temple as part of a
worldwide celebration of the organ. We are
planning a diverse
and attractive program that
will focus attention on the pipe
organ (and our talented members!) as
collaborators and contributors to our community's
musical life. All the music selected for the program is composed
for organ along with other instruments, including flute, brass,
stringed and percussion instruments.
chapter's Organ Marathon concert
last January was a great success
both financially and artistically. We
are excited about another great
opportunity to showcase our members and
more information contect Helen Reed, Evansville
AGO Education Convener email@example.com
Milton Z. Tinker
Memorial Concert November 23, 2008 This concert in honor of one of the founders of
musical education in Evansville will be hosted by the University of
Evansville, Neu Chapel, 7:30 p.m., in conjunction with the University
of Evansville Student AGO Chapter. (See the Milton
Z. Tinker Pipe Organ webpage.) Twelfth
January 5, 2009
party, this Monday evening, January 5, at Kristin Jones's.
Kristin Jones' home: 12741 Red Gate Road , EVV 47725 , for those of you
with GPS's :) For the rest of us, Margie is including detailed
WHEN? Gather @
& we'll eat @ 7 pm.
WHY? To enjoy
& fellowship with one another, now that all those Christmas
services are over!!
Spouses, significant others, and children are welcome (we have a
Please RSVP to Kristin at
867-1883, if you are planning to come, so we'll know how many places to
We will have coffee, tea, and soft drinks; you are welcome to
bring other drinks if you like.
Please bring a side dish (veggies/salad/dessert) to go with
Also, I have 2 pianos & an organ in the music room, so if anyone
wants to play or sing, bring along your favorite tunes and we will
entertain ourselves! Pedal, Pipes and
Pizza February 14,
Are you a student, age 10 or older?
Have you been playing the piano for any length of time?
Would you like to spend a Saturday morning from 9:30
to 12:30 p.m.
seeing, hearing, and playing some real pipe organs?
Do you like to eat pizza?
Then click here
for more information, or contact Education Coordinator Helen
Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Cancelled in 2009 due to not enough registrants.) Guest
Recitalist:Kirk Rich March 2009 Organ concert by our regional comptetition
winner, Kirk Rich. The concert will be Friday evening, March 27th
at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Evansville. A
reception provided by our chapter will follow the concert. The program
will feature the works of Dieterich Buxtehude, J. S. Bach, C. P. E.
Bach, César Franck, Jean-Adam Guilain, Felix
Mendelssohn, and Louis Vierne/Maurice Duruflé.
Kirk M. Rich, a native of Evansville, IN, began organ study
Douglas Reed at the University of Evansville. In 2001, he
attended the Oundle International Organ Festival in the United Kingdom,
after which he was invited to return and play several recitals
throughout the U. K. Kirk is a student at the Oberlin
Conservatory of Music where he studies organ with James David
Competition for Young Organists April 18, 2009
The Evansville AGO chapter is proud to sponsor
a competition for young organists on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at St.
Mark's Lutheran Church, 2300 Washington Ave., Evansville (exact time to
be announced). The winner of the local competition will advance
to the regional competition in Detroit, MI, which is part of the Region
V convention in late June, 2009. Complete information and
application procedures are available on the AGO National website at http://www.agohq.org/competitions/rcyo.html.
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 17, 2009. Any questions, please
call or email Helen Reed, Education Convener and Competition
Coordinator, at 812-476-0673 or email@example.com. Annual Business
Meeting and Installation of Officers May 4, 2009 St. John’s UCC – East
7000 Lincoln Ave. Evansville
Gather for a time of Fellowship
Catered Meal ($10.00/person)
Business Meeting & Installation Service
Please RSVP your dinner reservation by 4/28/2009 to
Jennifer Taylor, Evansville AGO Chapter Treasurer at
(812) 473-1907 or firstname.lastname@example.org Pipe Organ Encounter
Advanced June 21-26, 2009 Events that will be open to the public:
Sunday, June 21
p.m. Gathering for Welcome
meal - Grabill Lounge, lower level of Neu Chapel at the University of
Evansville. Meet and welcome POEA faculty and students.
6:00 p.m. Meal - Grabill Lounge,
lower level of Neu Chapel, chapter carry-in pot-luck (barbeque and
provided). Contact Neal Biggers at email@example.com if you
have questions about the meal.
7:00 p.m. Faculty
Recital (progressive) on University of Evansville organs.
Monday, June 22
4:45 p.m. Masterclass on Body Mapping with Roberta Gary, location TBA
7:00 p.m. Faculty Recital 2 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Tuesday, June 23
4:45 p.m. Student Masterclass, location likely on University of
7:00 p.m. Faculty Recital 3 at Methodist Temple
Wednesday, June 24
2:00 p.m. Student Masterclass - St. Meinrad Archabbey
5:00 p.m. Vespers - St. Meinrad Archabbey
8:00 p.m. *EDT* (7:00 "Evansville time") Daniel Roth concert at Salem
United Church of Christ, Huntingburg, IN
Thursday, June 25
7:30 p.m. Messiaen's "Visions de l'Amen" Recital played by Thomas Drury
and Robert Nicholls on pianos, and works by Couperin and Bach played by
Helen Reed on harpsichord. Wheeler Concert Hall on the University
of Evansville campus
Friday, June 26
a.m. Student Recital 1 at Trinity United Methodist Church,
1:00 p.m. Choral performance by course choir
1:30 p.m. Student Recital 2 at First Presbyterian Church, Evansville
3:30 p.m. POEA Concluding Ceremony at First Presbyterian Church
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University of Evansville 2008-2009 Concert
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Website. November 23, 2008: Mark Hatfield
is performing an organ concert at St.
Meinrad Archabbey Church, on Sunday at 3:00 CST. (St. Meinrad and
Evansville are now on the same time). Contact Ron Neale at
812-985-3950 if interested in car-pooling from Evansville area. February 7, 2009: RSCM Choral
Festival at First Presbyterian Church,
Evansville. Contact Robert Nicholls at email@example.com
for more information.
March 15, 2009: Tom Drury
performs at St. Mark's Lutheran, 3pm (free
will offering collected) April 5, 2009: Master Class by
Dr. Robert Clark on Bach's
Orgelbuchlein. First Presbyterian Church, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
April 19, 2009: Helen Skuggedal Reed
will perform a concert of organ
and harpsichord music at 2:30 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall. The
concert is presented by the University Organ Series with the support of
the Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series. The program will
feature a wide variety of music by several composers ranging from
William Byrd to Duke Ellington.
April 25, 2009: Student Recital,
Michael Salazar, Organ and
Harpsichord, Wheeler Concert Hall, 1:00 p.m. May 10, 2009, at 4:00 p.m.
Eastern Daylight Time (or 3pm "Evansville time"), The University of
Evansville chapter of the American Guild of Organists will perform a
free organ concert at Salem United Church of Christ, Huntingburg ,
Indiana. on Salem
UCC’s Casavant pipe organ. For more information: Dr.
Douglas Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org, 812-422-0958
May 12, 2009: The Heidelberg
University Concert Choir from Tiffin, Ohio will perform on Tuesday, May
12, 2009 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5501 Washington Avenue in
Evansville, beginning at 8 PM. The program is free and open to
the public. The program will include music by Haydn, Copland,
Ernst von Dohnanyi, Morten Lauridsen, Bob Chilcott, and Paul
Manz. In addition, the program will feature traditional settings
of American hymns.
For more details about the concert, call the church office at