2014-2015 Chapter Programs
Still to come:
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Wednesday, December 31 – Arlington Street Church, Boston – First Night
The A.G.O. “First Night” concert is indeed happening this year! As always, it will take place at Arlington Street Church (corner of Arlington and Boylston Streets) at 10:00 p.m. on Dec. 31. The three superb artists performing this year will be Yevgenia Semeina-Maroyan, Bryan Ashley and Heinrich Christensen, each performing a 20-minute segment of an hour-long program. The composers include Bach, Reger, Mendelssohn, Dupre, and others. Admission is with a First Night button for $10, good for admission to all First Night events.
Saturday, February 21, 2015 8:30-4:00 – First Calvary Church, N. Andover – Merrimack Valley Chapter Jubilee (clicking will download a brochure) – All-day workshops, presentations
Thursday, March 5 at 8:00 PM – Sanders Theater, Cambridge – Celebrity Series: Cameron Carpenter
Saturday, March 21 8:00-6:00 – First Lutheran, Boston – Bach Birthday Festival
Monday, May 11 at 5:30 PM – Follen Community Church, Lexington MA – Dinner, Annual Meeting & Presentation by Scot Huntington – The Organ for Organists: Hook Organs & 19th c American Builders as a model.
For many years, this chapter has hosted a competition for young organists, which is a part of the AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists. They are made possible by a generous grant from Michael Quimby, President, Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. In 2015, our competition tentatively has been schedule for next spring on April 11. The location will be determined after the application deadline passes. If you have a student that would like to compete, or you know a young organist that might, please pass this information along. You can go to the Guild’s website for a copy of the rules and repertoire. Click here for more information.
NOTE: Applications must be submitted by January 15, 2015.
We have received a transcript of the sermon given by the Rev. Barbara Cawthorne Crafton at the Opening Service of Interfaith Worship on June 24, 2014, at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Click CraftonSermon to download a copy.