JANUARY, 2002
American Guild of Organists
Evansville Chapter Newsletter    Website: www.evansvilleago.org
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EVANSVILLE

CHORAL READING SESSION

MONDAY, JANUARY 14
7:30 P.M.

Methodist Temple, Evansville

Joan Nevill,  Director of Music at the Methodist Temple in Evansville and Music Director of the Evansville Children's Choir, will lead this event for AGO members and other choir directors on Monday evening at 7:30 at the Methodist Temple in Evansville. 

Come and experience some new and exciting music possibilities for both adult and children's choirs. 

All are invited to dinner at Turoni's (near U.E.) at 6:00 p.m. before the program (reservations not needed).

For more information, contact Helen Reed at (812) 476-0673 (hsr@evansville.net) or Joan Nevill at (812) 425-8081.

ORGAN CONCERT

GUEST PERFORMER:
DR. ROBERT DELCAMP

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18
7:30 P.M.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Henderson, KY

The Evansville Chapter of the American Guild of Organist presents Robert Delcamp in concert.  Dr. Delcamp is currently Professor of Music, Department Chair, and University Organist and Choirmaster at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and will play a concert of organ music by Marcel Dupré.

The concert will be at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 5 South Green Street in Henderson, Kentucky, on Monday evening February 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The program will feature Le Chemin de la Croix (Stations of the Cross) and other music by Dupre'.

Robert Delcamp received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Organ Performance at the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati and took his doctorate at Northwestern University. As a solo recitalist, Dr. Delcamp has specialized in the music of Marcel Dupre', presenting lecture-recitals, workshops and solo recitals for American Guild of Organists Chapters throughout the United States.  He has recorded for the Naxos Organ Encyclopedia.

For more information contact Neal Biggers at (812) 424-7382 (nealbiggers@yahoo.com). 
 


 
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KEYBOARD KALEIDOSCOPE 
AND YOUNG ARTISTS' AUDITION

On Saturday, March 17, 2002, the Evansville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will sponsor a unique educational event for piano students and others interested in keyboard instruments.  Keyboard Kaleidoscope offers participants age 10 and up a hands-on introduction to the pipe organ, the harpsichord, and other members of the keyboard family.   This yearís event takes place at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 5130 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, and begins at 9:30 AM.  The activities will include the chapterís annual Young Artistsí Organ Scholarship Audition.  For more information and registration forms, please call or email Helen Reed, Education Convener (812-476-0673; hsr@evansville.net)

APRIL 19-20: Hymn-a-thon fundraiser, hosted at several Tri-state churches.  We need people to join us in having fun while singing all the hymns in the hymnal in a couple of hours, for pledges.  For more information contact Neal Biggers (812) 424-7382 (nealbiggers@yahoo.com).

MAY 20: Dinner, Chapter Business Meeting and Election and Installation of Officers, held at Neu Chapel on the campus of the University of Evansville. 

CHURCH  POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
  • St. Paul's United Church of Christ, German Township, Organist, contact John Schmitt at (812) 477-5339 (work) or 476-2419 (home).
  • Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, historic church in downtown Evansville, Organist, contact the church office at (812) 425-7029 for more information.
  • Newburgh Presbyterian Church, Organist, one Sunday service and a Wednesday rehearsal, contact David Kishline, personnel chairperson, at (812) 853-5605.
  • St. Lucas United Church of Christ, Evansville, Organist, Choir Director (?), contact the church office for information.
  • Choral Section Leader, bass needed, for Sunday morning rehearsal and service, St. Paul's, Henderson, $35.00 per Sunday, contact Neal Biggers at (812) 424-7382.


AGO  STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of the American Guild of Organists is to promote the organ and its music in their historic and evolving roles,  to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music,  and to provide a forum for mutual support, inspiration, and certification of Guild members.