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Pre-Concert Dinner

Pre-Concert Dinner

Chapter members, friends, and guests are invited to join for dinner at Sweet Basil, 2424 N. Woodlawn, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  The dinner will precede the Rie Bloomfield Organ Recital of artist Renee Anne Louprette at Weidemann Hall on the campus of Wichita State University at 7:30 p.m..  Reservations for dinner must be emailed to Annette Lindal by Friday, November 9

Kathy’s Message

Kathy’s Message

Dear Chapter Members and Friends:      Join us for the 2018-19 opening meeting on Sunday evening, September 16, 2018 at St. James Episcopal Church.  See this newsletter for details.      Enthusiasm, dedication, and passion are some of the adjectives that describe the 2018 AGO national convention in Kansas City.  From the friendly greeting at Registration by Debbie Lynch and her helpers to the spectacular Closing Ceremony in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center the variety of available activities…

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Upcoming Events 2018

Upcoming Events 2018

CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS: “Rising Stars,  A Recital of Young Organists” Sunday, March 4, 2018                                       4:00 p.m. Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Rd., Wichita   A recital showcasing the recipients of the 2017 Wichita AGO Student Organ Scholarships.     **** Submissions for the Newsletter must be received by the 20th of each month. Submit them to agowichita@gmail.com

Hesston College Andover Organ Series

Hesston College Andover Organ Series

Hesston College Andover Organ Series Submitted by Ken Rodgers Hesston College will have its inaugural season of the Andover Organ Series this spring. The Andover organ was installed in February 2008. Tuesday, January 31, 7:00 pm Emmanuel Arakelian, Paris, France. Organist in residence at St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, Louisiana. Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 pm Kevin J Vaughn, Professor of Organ, Goshen College, Goshen, IN. Concerts are on the Andover Organ at Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS. Free admission. Watch for further details…

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Rie Bloomfield Organ Day

Rie Bloomfield Organ Day

We will have the immense pleasure of welcoming a second time the renowned French organ-builder, Bertrand Cattiaux, who was here 2 years ago.  This time he will talk about the great organ at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, its history and what changes have come about and which ones are coming in the future.  We will hear him speak as well as hear and see the organ through his recordings and slides. This is a very popular subject, so please…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to our members and friends of the Wichita Chapter AGO. We have a lot of great events remaining in our 2016-17 program year. Hopefully you plan to join us this Sunday, January 8th for our annual Epiphany Party and a student recital. Reservations for dinner are requested. Details below. January 28th is a be day for our chapter, as we host a January Jubilee, sponsored by the national AGO. This one-day workshop is geared towards members and…

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Website Update

Website Update

You may have noticed that the design of our webpage has changed. In January, the board decided to use a different host for the website after a recommendation from our webmaster and the increasing rates from our previous host. Now we need YOUR help. If you have any pictures from events or ideas for the new design, send them to Tyler. We are still updating material that’s on the website. Don’t forget to direct your friends and students to the webpage and Facebook for updates…

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The Organ Experience

The Organ Experience

The Organ Experience. There is yet another way to experience great organ music online. The Organ Media Foundation has rolled out its third Internet streaming audio station, The Organ Experience. This station broadcasts classical organ music 24 hours a day via its website at www.organexperience.com. A built-in web player automatically handles connecting listeners to the stream, and complete information about each work being played is displayed on the site.