American Guild of Organist, Evansville Chapter

Fall 2017 Events

Online Membership Renewal
Mail-in Membership Form

Upcoming Programs:

  • Saturday March 3rd, 2018: Pedals, Pipes, and Pinot: a hands-on introduction to the organ for adults.  6:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Wabash Avenue on Evansville's west side. We will be up in the balcony of this beautiful, historic church with our host, Jeff Lyons, exploring the organ and introducing pianists to the instrument. Invite a piano-playing friend! We will have a relaxed atmosphere and some hors d’oeuvres. BYOB or beverage of your choice. Please RSVP, if attending, to
  • Saturday, April 7th, 2018. - Confident Hymn Playing Workshop with Indiana University organ professor and church musician Vincent Carr.  Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Evansville, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Participants are invited to bring hymns of varying styles to play, including Spanish-language hymns.

  • Monday, May 7th, 2018 – Annual Meeting with service of installation of officers, St. Lucas UCC, Evansville. Dinner will be at a nearby restaurant, followed by a chapter meeting and installation service at the church. We plan to meet at 5:30pm for dinner. More details TBA.

        Giesecke organ

Made in Evansville!
The Historic Edmund Giesecke Organ
To be Restored in Memory of
Helen Skuggedal Reed.

You can read some background about the Evansville Chapter's Giesecke organ
 in our July 2016 newsletter. 
The organ is currently at Taylor & Boody Organbuilders in Virginia.
We can still use help to complete the restoration of this historic organ
built by the Giesecke organ shop in Evansville around 1900.
Please contact our dean Robert Nicholls
for information about supporting this project.

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