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Remaining 2015 - 2016 Events


AGO Philadelphia Chapter Christmas Party
Sunday December 27

Chapter Members must register to attend.


January Jumpstart
Saturday, January 16, 2016
8:30 AM - 4 PM
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
 Speakers: Kent Tritle - St. John the Divine
Canon Victoria Sirota - St. John the Divine

Harpsichord for Organists:  Joyce Lindorff 
Body Mapping I and II: Sheila Page
Pipe Organs 911:  Steve Emery
Dealing with Difficult People: Dr. Tracy Burke
Conducting Masterclass: Kent Tritle
Choral Reading Session:  John Sall
Preparing the AGO Exams - Sandor Kadar, FAGO
Handbells Plus- Marcia Sommers
Clergy - Musician relationships:  Canon Victoria Sirota

The Call of Sacred Music:  Canon Victoria Sirota
Training Boy and Girl Choristers:
Learning from One Another - Darryl Roland

Liturgical Improvisation: Sandor Kadar, FAGO
Adaptation of Piano and Orchestral scores for Organ:
Andrew Senn and Zach Hamenway
Off the Beaten Path- Lesser Known and New Organ Repertoire
for liturgical/worship use or other opportunities:  Michael Krentz



James O’Donnell from Westminster Abbey
Playing at Longwood on Friday, February 19, 2016  8 PM

Workshop for the Guild:
The Musical History of Westminster Abbey
  A discussion with anthems and organ works as part of the morning.
Saturday, February 20, 2016
9:30 am - noon, with optional lunch
St. Clement's Church

MARCH 2016
(Easter month)

APRIL 2016

Organ Concerto Concert
Sunday, April 10, 2016 5 PM
Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra and Organ
AGO – St. Paul's, Chestnut Hill

Rheinberger Concerto in g minor
CPE Bach Concerto in G Major
Jongen Hymne
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Artists are from the Eastman School of Music:
Caroline Robinson
Adam Detzner
Brian Glikes

Zach Fritsch-Hemenway, Conductor

A co-sponsored concert with St. Paul’s Organ Endowment Fund

Student artists from the Eastman School of Music
to perform with an orchestra and organ at St. Paul’s. 

MAY 2016

AGO Banquet and Installation of Officers

JUNE 2016

Fred J Cooper Memorial Organ Day
June 11, 2016

Longwood Competition

June 14 – 15, 18

Longwood Competition Organ Crawls
June 16 – 17

AGO National Convention, Houston  
June 19 – 24

Organ Historical Society National Convention, Philadelphia
  June 26 – July 1

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