Member's Blog


Site Update

Over the next week, new photos, articles, and resources will be posted as we update our site. Check back soon for updates!

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May Update

Happy May Day to each of you! It was a busy weekend to close April in Wichita. Many of our members and friends participated in the [...]
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Rising Star Recital

Congratulations to our young organists for an excellent “Rising Stars” recital March 6. Organists and teachers pictured at the [...]
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April Update

Happy April Fools! I thought I would try to come up with a catchy joke, but didn’t have any luck. Instead I was reminded of [...]
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Membership Renewal

Membership Renewal Approaches.
You will soon receive emails regarding membership renewal. Below are the 2016-2017 membership [...]
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ArtDOG 2016

ArtDOG 2016/Pipe Organ Crawl On April 29, 2016, our community will come together for the Wichita Art Day of Giving (ArtDOG), [...]
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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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POPs Updates

Teaching Unit:   The new online teaching was introduced nationally in the May issue of The American Organist, journal of the [...]

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Walter Pelz Tribute Concert

CONCERT PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHURCH COMPOSER/MUSICIAN

On Palm Sunday, March 20, The Messiah Festival of Arts and the Bethany [...]

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March Update

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 [...]

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Epiphany Party

Plan now to attend our Annual Epiphany Party, a time for fellowship and friends after a busy season! Jim [...]
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January Update

Happy New Year! As an organization, we have a lot to celebrate about from 2015. Great workshops, recitals, meetings, and a [...]
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Favorite Voluntary Report

Favorite Voluntaries. Members of the Wichita and Hutch AGO Chapters meet at Bethel College Mennonite Church to share favorite [...]
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December Update

“Christmas time is here. Happiness and Cheer.” It might be hard to think of the happiness and cheer at this moment as we [...]
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November Update

I hope that you were all able to get a little rest today with the extra hour! We will need it for the next couple of months! At [...]
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Favorite Voluntaries

Favorite Voluntaries.
Nov. 19th, 7 PM, Bethel College Mennonite Church, 2600 College Ave., North Newton.

The Wichita and [...]

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Wichita Home Organ Tour

You are invited to a Tour of Home Organs at the homes of  Phillip and Donna Wahlbeck & Sage and Mary Ellen Joyner

Saturday, [...]

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October Update

Greetings to each of you as we fall into October! These cooling temperatures give me chills, chills like those you might get when [...]
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Featured Voluntaries

Favorite Voluntaries.

In November our members will be presenting a joint workshop with the Hutchinson Chapter of Favorite [...]

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September Update

Students are back in schools, private lessons are starting again, weekly choir rehearsals are just around the corner, and the [...]
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August Update

Time flies when you’re having fun! That must have been the case in July because I don’t know where all of the days went. The past few [...]

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July Update

Do you really know how great the people are in the Wichita Chapter AGO? Two events happened in June, one personal and one [...]

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POE Update

Dear Wichita Chapter Members,
Thank you for your support of our recent Pipe Organ Encounter!   It was wonderful that so many of you [...]

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June Update

As I sit here to write this newsletter, while finishing up other AGO tasks, I can’t help but be excited for the upcoming Pipe Organ [...]

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POE Countdown!

COUNTDOWN TO POE: The Wichita Pipe Organ Encounter is only two weeks away!  The committee has worked countless hours to make [...]

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May Update

Happy May Day! It’s hard to believe that we are wrapping up our Program Year. It seems like yesterday when I was sitting [...]
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ARTDog Update

2015 ArtDOG Report April 24, 2015 was a very successful day for the Wichita Chapter. We raised $1200 for the [...]
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POE Update

Pipe Organ Encounter Update:
Marlene Hallstrom, POE Director

The Pipe Organ Encounter [...]
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Downtown Organ Crawl

Downtown Organ Crawl
April 24th, 2015, 7 PM
To join the ArtDOG celebration and the numerous Arts Events planned, [...]
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RCYO 2015

Regional Competition for Young Organists Pictured from Left to Right: Dr. David Childs, [...]
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POE Update

POE Update
Marlene Hallstrom,
POE Chair
As of March 31, the Wichita Chapter has received twelve registrations for [...]
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Women Composers Recital

Member’s Recital: Works by Women Composers Join us Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 3 PM for a recital featuring the [...]
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April Update

March was a very busy month for our chapter. We sponsored a Regional Competition for Young Organists, held Scholarship [...]
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Women Composer Recital

Member’s Recital – A Recital of Women Composers
April 19th, 2015, 3 PM @ First Presbyterian Church
Join us for a recital [...]
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POE Trivia

Pipe Organ Encounter Trivia.

There will be four Pipe Organ Encounters in the US this summer:

  • Wichita State University, [...]
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March Update

Here we are again, it seems like just yesterday I was putting together the February edition and here we are, March. This past month [...]

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Family Organ Tour

Sunflower Organ Initiative Family Organ Tour:
Sunday, February 22nd
Join us for our 2015 Sunflower Organ [...]
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Choral Workshop

Choral Music Workshop. Church choir directors and accompanists are invited to participate in our workshop on March 10th, [...]
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WSU Organ Day 2015

WSU ORGAN DAY 2015. Bravo to Lynne Davis for an excellent mini-workshop on the French Organ. Bertrand [...]
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February Update

It’s SUPER BOWL SUNDAY! Hopefully you have your snacks ready to enjoy the commercials. After a busy holiday season, January has given [...]

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Pipe Organ Encounter 2015

Pipe Organ Encounter Excitement is Building! Excitement is building for the Wichita Chapter’s first ever Pipe Organ Encounter [...]
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Family Organ Tour

Sunflower Organ Initiative Family Organ Tour:
Sunday, February 22nd
Join us for our 2015 Sunflower Organ Initiative Family [...]
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Regional Convention 2015

Have you registered for the North Central Regional Convention yet?

The convention takes place June 22-24 in St. Louis.  [...]
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Epiphany Party

Don’t forget to join us for our Annual Epiphany Party this Sunday, January 4th.  If you haven’t received an email from Carolyn [...]
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