Chapter Events

Cleveland Chapter
American Guild of Organists
Programs for 2018-2019

Sunday, October 21, 4:00 pm
Dana Robinson, organist
Church of the Covenant
University Circle, Cleveland
Co-sponsored with Church of the Covenant

Friday, November 16, 7:30 pm
David Cherwien leads a hymn festival
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Akron
AGO members can participate in the festival choir
Details TBA

January 2019, dates, times, and locations TBA
Small group professional concerns discussions
Two sessions (one east side, one west side, locations TBA) to have informal discussions about topics of concern to musicians working for religious institutions. A great opportunity to network with professional colleagues.

Friday, February 8, 7:30 pm
Aaron Tan, organist (Winner of 2018 NYACOP)
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Downtown Cleveland
Co-sponsored with Cathedral of St. John

Saturday, February 23
AGO Cleveland Chapter sponsors the AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights. For further information and application, contact competition coordinator Fern Jennings,

Saturday, March 2, 3:00 pm
Evensong at Trinity Cathedral (part of Treblefest)
Followed by an informal discussion and fellowship with Treblefest leader
Sarah MacDonald, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, and Ely Cathedral, and regular UK columnist for The American Organist.
Details TBA
Members are also welcome to audit Treblefest rehearsals beginning at 9:00 am.

Sunday, March 3, 4:00 pm
Sarah MacDonald, organist
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Cleveland Heights

March 2019 (Date and Time TBA) – Canceled
Paul Fritts, organ builder
A discussion about organ building and voicing.
First Lutheran Church, Lorain

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Organ Repertoire Music Workshop with Dan Miller
co-sponsored by
Cleveland Chapter, American Guild of Organists
The Federated Church
76 Bell St.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
Presented in conjunction with the dedication of the new Rodgers-Schantz hybrid pipe organ with Dan Miller, organist. Dan is the Artist and Tonal Professional at Rodgers who helped design the Rodgers Infinity 484 organ. (The dedication recital by Dan Miller is Sunday, April 28, 4:30pm.)

Sunday, May 5, 3:00 pm – Canceled
Katelyn Emerson, organist
First Lutheran Church, Lorain
Dedication recital of the new Paul Fritts organ.

Friday, May 17, 7:30 pm
An Evening at Notre Dame
Music by Vierne for organ, choir and instruments with musicians from Trinity Cathedral
Blackstone residence, Bratenahl
Chapter Annual meeting follows the concert.