Wichita Chapter American Guild of Organists | Program Year 2020-2021

WIchita AGO Zoom Information for ALL Scheduled Meetings:

Meeting ID: 739 295 3748

Passcode: agowichita

Sunday, September 13, 5:30 PMKick-off Social and Installation of Officers.

St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas   Box meal picnic outdoors.  Bring your own chair or blanket.  (Rain date: September 20)

Saturday, October 10, 10:00 AM  – Where do I find new music? Or even tried and true literature? 

Zoom presentation by Christopher Shaw, organist at Plymouth Congregational Church, Wichita. Highlights include public domain, subscription services, publisher websites, and a new database on our website for members to contribute their own tried and true pieces that they use regularly.

Saturday, November 14, 10:00 AMEducational program:  Lynne Davis’ organ pedagogy class demonstrating organ registration and how to adapt to various organs.  The class will prepare a video for us to watch individually or in groups.  The students will then meet with us on Zoom to answer questions and add comments about their project.

December – “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”  Chapter members are invited to record and submit a favorite carol and/or music based on the carol.  Videos will be posted each day from December 26-Jan. 6.  Students are welcome to participate, too. See the October Newsletter for full details about submitting videos. The performances will be available on our chapter’s YouTube page: AGO WICHITA CHAPTER

January 23, 10:00 AM“Practicing for the Church Musician: Navigating the Unique Challenges of our Common Calling” 

Zoom program on practice tips presented by Michael Bauer Professor, Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas

February (date to be announced)Presentation of the new Berghaus organ at Blessed Sacrament with members of the Berghaus company and Patrick Harms

March 6-7– Wichita Chapter organ scholarship auditions in Hutchinson and Wichita

April 20, 2021, 7:30 pPM-  Brett Valliant & Tate Addis, organ

25th Anniversary RBOS Gala – postponed from 2020. Our chapter will help host a reception.

June (date and program to be announced)