The Greater Columbia Chapter of AGO
2017-2018 Calendar of Events
Nov. 10 --- Recital by Young Organist Competition Winner Bruce Xu
Sat., Jan. 20, 10:00am-12N: Presentation on Organ Basics for Pianists
(St. Martin’s in the Fields Episcopal Church) English Morris, assisted by Frances Webb, will present a program for adults with piano proficiency and
advanced high school piano students who are interested in playing the organ in church. Please invite interested persons to attend.
Saturday, February 17, 9:30-1:00:* Choral Workshop on Making the Most of a Volunteer Church Choir
(Shandon Presbyterian Church) Lillian Quackenbush will lead the workshop, including directing a “demo-choir” of our choir members. Please invite your choir members to participate.
Lunch donations will go to our YOC fund. *9:30-10:30: Lecture / 10:45-12: Choral Workshop / 12-12:30: Organ Crawl / 12:30: Lunch (by reservation)
Saturday, March 10, 10am to 12N: Columbia AGO Chapter’s Young Organist Competition
(Shandon Methodist Church) Three young organists from a field of screened applicants will perform major organ works as they compete for cash awards.
Don’t miss these outstanding performances. Open to the public
Tuesday, April 17, 7pm: Presentation on Assistive Technology for Church Organists
(Spring Valley Presbyterian Church) George Hiatt, Allen Representative from Fox Music House in Charleston will explain
and demonstrate some of the applications designed to help church musicians in their work.
Friday, May 18, 7pm:** Silent Film with Organ Improvisation (Shandon Methodist Church)
By popular demand, Ron Carter from Marietta Georgia, returns to accompany three silent film shorts. Bring family and friends for a wonderful evening of fun!
Open to the public. Donations accepted for our organ scholarship fund. **There will be a catered dinner at 6:00 p.m. for members and non-members who make advance reservations.
Look for details in your monthly newsletter!