Chapter Events

Hymn Festival, Installation of Officers, and Reception

Sunday, September 24th at 4:00PM
Rocky River United Methodist Church
19414 Detroit Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116

Please invite your congregations and friends, as this event is free and open to the public!

  • Chapter members are presenting a program of favorite hymns
  • CIM organ students will play the opening and closing voluntaries
  • Installation of our new slate of officers
  • Reception time for members to reconnect.


Organ Crawl of Painesville, OH

Saturday, October 14th
Departing from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Shaker Heights at 9:00 AM
18000 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122

  • Participants can carpool to visit a city that houses many beautiful instruments by E. M. Skinner, Aeolian-Skinner, M. P. Möller, and Schantz.
  • Of note is a visit to Lake Erie College’s 1927 E. M. Skinner Organ, beautifully restored by Muller Pipe Organ Company in 2006. This is truly one of the hidden gem instruments in the state and definitely worth a trip in its own right!
  • At each organ, there will be a short demonstration by an organist who is familiar with the instrument, followed by an extensive period of open console time for the participants to enjoy.
  • Hour lunch break at a local restaurant to rest and have some time for fellowship.
  • After the organ crawl, opt to attend Painesville United Methodist Church’s Sesquicentennial Concert, with guest organist, Tom Trenney.


Gala Recital by Monica Czausz Berney

Monday, November 6th at 7:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
2230 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115


AGO Holiday Members’ Recital

Sunday, December 3rd at 4:00 PM
Church of the Ascension (Episcopal), Lakewood, OH
13216 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

  • Members of the Cleveland AGO will present a festive program of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany organ favorites.
  • Soft drink and dessert reception to follow the recital.


Hymn Playing Workshop with Jim Riggs

Saturday, January 20th at 10:00 AM
Fairmount Presbyterian Church, Cleveland Heights
2757 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

  • Come and bring your favorite hymns and open ears for an informative morning about the mechanics and techniques regarding the backbone of our jobs as organists.


CIM Organ Studio Recital

Sunday, February 25th at 2:00 PM
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

  • An annual tradition, come hear the future of the organ world perform on the 1971 Holkamp organ in Gartner Auditorium at the Cleveland Museum of Art.


Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza

Saturday, April 13th at 10:00 AM
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
2230 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

  • Hosted by Cleveland AGO chapter members, members of the CIM Organ Studio, and CIM/Case faculty
  • Do you know a piano student under the age of 18? Invite them to this wonderful event!
  • Performances on both the Muller/Aeolian-Skinner chancel organ and the Flentrop gallery organ.
  • Open console time
  • Orgelkids kit portable organ demonstrations
  • Orchestral transcriptions
  • PIZZA!
  • This event is free, the chapter’s gift to the community and the future of the organ.

Use this form to register youth for the event  PPP 2024 Registration Form