|August 24, 2002
SUMMER ORGAN SOCIAL
We will begin our new season with a Barbecue Dinner and pool-side musical
entertainment at the McCormicks' home in Henderson, Kentucky, beginning
at 6:00 p.m. Pot-luck side dishes and deserts are welcome.
|September 28, 2002
ORGAN CRAWL to HISTORIC VINCENNES, INDIANA
|October 20, 2002
ORGAN CENTENARY CELEBRATION
Our A.G.O. chapter will help St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Evansville
celebrate 100 years since the completion of their historic organ by the
Wisconsin Pipe Organ Factory of Schleisingerville, WI: Opus
21. Join us for this Sunday afternoon concert beginning at 3:00
|November 16, 2002
ORGAN MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP
A workshop on various topics related to the care of pipe organs, including some basic pipe organ maintenance and tuning, maintenance contracts, selecting and dealing with maintenance persons and firms, evaluating work done on an organ, short-term and long-term goals and budgeting for optimum upkeep of pipe organs. Clinician: John Schwandt.
January 11, 2003
This two-part workshop will begin with an introduction to handbells
and playing techniques, followed by a reading/playing session focusing
on standard and new literature for handbell choirs. The event begins
at 9:00 a.m. at St. Paulís United Church of Christ, Evansville
February 10, 2003
THE NAUMBURG ORGAN PROJECT
Dr. Douglas Reed of the University of Evansville will share information,
pictures and insights from his trip to Naumburg, Germany to study the newly-restored
organ from J.S.Bach's day. (Related
Web Site) The program will be at the University of Evansville beginning
at 7:30 p.m.
February 17 (Rescheduled for Saturday March 1, 2003)
KEYBOARD KALEIDOSCOPE 2003
On Monday, February 17, 2003, Presidentsí Day, the Evansville Chapter
of the American Guild of Organists will sponsor its annual 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, from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM. The registration
fee of $10 includes lunch. For more information contact Helen Reed,
Education Convener (812-476-0673; firstname.lastname@example.org)
March 23, 2003
This event is in conjunction with The University of Evansville's Sacred Music Festival, March 23-25. The Hymn Festival will take place on Sunday afternoon, March 23 at 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Saint Joseph Ursuline Motherhouse in Maple Mount, Kentucky, a 45-minute drive south of Evansville. It will feature scripture readings, poetry, hymns and chants. The music will be led by several area church choirs and accompanied with the convent's recently built Taylor and Boody mechanical action organ and other instruments.
April 5, 2003
As our annual fundraiser, this event allows members and friends of the
guild and the wider community to gather to enjoy singing many favorite
and new hymns for pledges and donations. The events will take place
from 9:00 untill 11:00 a.m. on Saturday morning at several local churches
around the Tri-state area.
May 5, 2003
"THE BIG EVENT"
We will have a dinner and social time, a brief business meeting with
the election of new officers, and the installation of officers within a