American Guild of Organists, Lancaster PA Chapter

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Chapter Programs 2019-2020

Next Chapter Event

Friday, December 27, 7:00 p.m., “Christmas at the Organ: Carol Sing and Recital.” Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church, 501 East Orange Street, Lancaster. Free-will offering.

Upcoming Chapter Events

Saturday, January 11, 8:30-4:00, January JumpStart. Location: Abington Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia. More details to come as they are made available.

Monday, February 10, 6:15 p.m., “Utilizing Your Instruments in Worship” by Karl Moyer and Frank Dodd. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster. 6:15 Repository shopping and “Cookies and Cocoa,” 7:00 Presentation.

Sunday, March 22, 4:00 p.m., Multi-media presentation “The Blind Organist of Notre Dame – L. Vierne.” Location: TBD. $10 suggested donation.

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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CHAPTER EVENT Saturday November 16: Philadelphia Organ Crawl. Churches to be visited: St. John Baptist, Rector Street; St. Timothy Episcopal, Ridge Avenue; and St. Paul Episcopal, Chestnut Hill Avenue. Meet at Walmart in Ephrata (890 Main St.) to carpool and leave at 8:00 a.m. Bring bag lunch. Return 3:30 p.m.

Sunday November 17, 2 PM: Deux Voix. Stephen Distad and Justin Langham present a concert of organ and trumpet music. Holy Trinity Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia PA, 17512. For more information call (717) 684-2711.

Sunday, December 1: Service of Advent Lessons and Carols. Saint Luke Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. 6 PM. St. Luke Festival Choir directed by William C. Claxton, accompanied by Jason Yannuzzi CAGO.

Sunday, December 15: Handel's Messiah, Christmas Portion. Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 S. Hess St., Quarryville PA 17566. Directed by Tom Berdos. International opera soloists, full orchestra, and large community chorus. Tickets are $20, available Nov. 1 at www.quarryville.church

CHAPTER EVENT Friday, December 27, 7:00 PM: “Christmas at the Organ: Carol Sing and Recital.” St. Anthony of Padua Church, 501 East Orange Street, Lancaster. Free-will offering.

Sunday, January 26: Organ Recital by Dr. Karl E. Moyer, F.A.G.O. Saint Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 E. Orange St. Lancaster PA (Parking in lot across Orange Street, accessible from Ann Street). 2:30 PM. The event is the kick-off of the year’s celebration of the parish’s 150th anniversary. Music by Saint-Saëns, Bach, Brahms, and the Grande Pièce Symphonique by César Franck. The printed program will include an historical sketch of the organs in the church nave. The program will be kept a bit short, providing folks a chance to return home, should snow melt begin to freeze into ice during the four-o’clock hour.

 

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