Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 6, 5:15 PM  WEDNESDAYS IN WIEDEMANN with LYNNE DAVIS, Wiedemann Hall, WSU Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 PM RIE BLOOMFIELD ORGAN SERIES MARIE RUBIS-BAUER & guest Michael Bauer Wiedemann Hall, WSU Wednesday, April 27, 5:15 PM  6th Annual Organ POPS Concert with LYNNE DAVIS, Wiedemann Hall, WSU Friday, April 29, 7:00 PM COLLEGE HILL ORGAN CRAWL ArtDOG Fundraising Event Locations to be determined

From the Dean

From the Dean

It’s hard to believe we have taken the “leap” into March! This program year is flying by, leaving us with just three events to celebrate the work of the Wichita Chapter. This weekend, Sunday, March 6th, we celebrate the youth of our chapter. We have 13 students that will be auditioning for scholarship beginning at 1 PM. This will be followed by a “Reaching for the Stars” recital at 4 PM at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Many thanks to Anna Jeter…

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POPs for KIDs Media

POPs for KIDs Media

Congratulations to the Wichita AGO Chapter on the 20th Anniversary of their POPs for KIDs program.  I also join with all others in congratulating Irene Shaw for her vision in establishing this worthy program.  If the organ and the great music composed for it are to survive, it is essential that young people be introduced to the organ and made aware of the magic it has.  No other instrument can be as thrilling or reach the hearts of people so strongly….  I…

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POPs Updates

POPs Updates

Teaching Unit:   The new online teaching was introduced nationally in the May issue of The American Organist, journal of the American Build of Organists, in an article by Wichita Chapter AGO Dean Carrol Hassman.   (It will also be demonstrated in a workshop for the 2014 national convention of the AGO in Boston MA.) Commissioned Work:   The public premier of Bernard Wayne Sanders’ Prelude, Recitative, & Fugue was presented on October 6, 2013, in a recital by Christopher Shaw at Plymouth Congregational Church….

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