American Guild of Organists, Lancaster PA Chapter

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Chapter Programs 2019-2020

Next Chapter Event

Sunday, March 22, 4:00 p.m., Multi-media presentation “The Blind Organist of Notre Dame – L. Vierne.” Location: Covenant United Methodist Church, 110 North Mulerry St., Lancaster PA. $10 suggested donation. See the announcement on the home page for more information.

Upcoming Chapter Events

Monday, April 20, 7:00 p.m., Masterclass: The Music of Wilbur Held by David Shelat. Location: Church of the Apostles UCC, 1850 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster.

Monday, May 11, 5:30 p.m., Annual Chapter Banquet. Location: Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Avenue, Lancaster. Cost TBD.

Thursday, June 11, 7:00 p.m., Lancaster Summer Arts Festival Organ Recital. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster. Free-will offering.

 

Calendar of Musical Events, Chapter and Other Area Events

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Sunday, February 23: Choral Evensong and Organ Recital. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. 6 PM Evensong, 7 PM recital by Alexander Ashman, minister of Music, Organist and Choirmaster, St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral, Harrisburg PA.

Friday February 28: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Dr. Karl E. Moyer, F.A.G.O. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Friday March 6: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. John Zielinski, Organ, Director of Music and Organist of Ascension Lutheran Church, Willow Street, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Friday March 13: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Mark V. Herr, Organ. Director of Music and Organist of Myerstown United Church of Christ, Myerstown, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Friday March 20: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Eileen Laurence, Organ, Lancaster Chapter, AGO. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Saturday, March 21, 7 PM: Cedarville University Concert Chorale. Dr. Lyle Anderson directs a concert of choral masterpieces and sacred anthems presented by the 50-member Concert Chorale of Cedarville University. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster PA, 17601

Friday March 27: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Greg Gehman, Organ, Director of Music and Organist of Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Denver, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Sunday, March 29, 3 PM: Vocal Recital. Amy Yovanonich, mezzo soprano. Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 36 Church St., Rothsville, PA. Free-will offering

Friday April 3: 1:00–1:30 p.m. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Murray Foreman, Organ. Lancaster Chapter, AGO. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. Organ recital followed by Stations of the Cross.

Sunday, April 5, 6:30 PM: The Gospel According to Bach. Featuring readings and musical excerpts from Bach's "St. Matthew Passion." Performed by trombonist Tom Eliot, violinist Cheryl Minor Stewart Eliot, and cellist Richard Amoroso, with chamber strings, organ, and congregational singing. Westminister Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster PA, 17601.

Friday April 10 (Good Friday): 11:30 a.m.–Noon. “Lenten Reflections” – Musical Offerings. Mark Erb (piano) and Bob Grabowski (guitar), musicians of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free.

Sunday, April 26: Choral Evensong and Organ Recital. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. 6 PM Evensong, 7 PM senior organ recital by Patrick McMullen, Lebanon Valley College, Annville PA

Sunday, May 3, 4 PM: Hershey Handbell Ensemble. The Hershey Handbell Ensemble was formed in 2004 and is based in south-central Pennsylvania. It was formed to fulfill the need for an auditioned community ensemble comprised of persons able to play advanced literature, interested in advancing the art of handbell ringing through education and performance while uniting people through the musical arts. The fifteen member group under the direction of Dr. Shawn Gingrich performs on seven octaves of Malmark Handbells, Handchimes, and other assorted instruments. The Ensemble will have their selection of popular CD recordings available for purchase. Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 750 Greenfield Road, Lancaster PA, 17601. Free. Snow date: Sunday February 2 at 4 PM. For more information visit www.GoodShepherdLancaster.org

Sunday, May 17: Choral Evensong and Trio Concert. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. 6 PM Evensong, 7 PM concert by Musica Spira Baroque Trio (harpsichord, violin, and soprano) entitled, "The Ugly Virtuosa."

Sunday, May 31, 6:30 PM: The Valley of Vision: A Festival of Hymns. A congregational hymn festival including Puritan prayers from, "The Valley of Vision," and featuring the musicians of Westminster Church. Westminister Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster PA, 17601.

Sunday, June 14: Choral Evensong and Solemn Benediction. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. 6 PM Choral Evensong and Solemn Benediction.

 

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