Upcoming Events

February 13, 2016 - Sessions on Music Composition Software and Electronic Keyboards
Hosted by Phil Enge at 1st Presbyterian Church, 2000 E. College Ave. Normal, 10:00 a.m., Rob Sheldon, Band Editor for Alfred Publishing, will give a program on the use of Sebelius Composition Software then discuss on trends in the music publishing industry.
At 1:00 p.m. will be a representative Kawai demonstrating how to use an electronic keyboard, followed by discussion of trends in accoustical vs. electronic piano sales. Following the session will have a demonstration the Schantz/Buzard organ at First Presbyterian and a chance to play. (Get the program poster here)

February 16, 2016 - James O'Donnell in recital
Music at St. Chrysostom’s and the Chicago Chapter of the American Guild of Organists are proud to co-sponsor James O’Donnell in recital on St.Chrysostom’s 24-stop, 32-rank Fisk organ in works by Bach, Saint-Saëns, and Schuman.
In addition to a full schedule of daily choral services at Westminster Abbey and directing music for services attended by royalty and world dignitaries, O'Donnell is music director of St. James' Baroque and visiting professor of Organ and of Choral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music.
The free recital will be given at St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Parkway, Chicago at 7:30 p.m.

March 18, 2016 - Mark Gifford, Wurlitzer Pipe Organ (With a screening of King of Kings)
Tickets $5, $3 senior (55 and older) are available now. Our chapter and Buzard Pipe Organ Builders will present this special concert with guest artist Mark Gifford, who will accompany the silent film, lead a sing-a-long, and play songs from the golden age of the theatre organ. At the Virginia Theater, Champaign at 7:30 p.m.

June 19-23, 2016 - AGO National Convention
This year the National Convention of the AGO will be held in Houston, June 19-23. More information is available
Linda Buzard will be giving a workshop and Jonathan Young will present a paper on French Tremulants.

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