Lynchburg

Last updated: December 19, 2013 at 15:17 pm

Message from the Dean 

Welcome to the Lynchburg Chapter of the American Guild of Organists! We are a small but dedicated chapter of members who are interested in the organ, choirs, and church music. Our group includes full-time career church musicians, part-time church musicians, retired musicians, new church musicians, and retired musicians. We would like to have a presence in every church and college in Lynchburg and the surrounding area. If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join us as a guest at one of our meetings.
Harvey D. Huiner, Dean

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Local Events

LYNCHBURG CHAPTER of AGO
PROGRAMS 2013-2014

Saturday, September 28,10:30 a.m. – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Workshop; The Organ Music of Guy Ropartz. Presenter: Jack Mitchener, University Organist and Professor of Organ, Mercer University.

Tuesday, October 22, 7:30 p.m. – Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church
Workshop: The “Converted” Pianist: the New Organist. Presenter: J. William Greene

Tuesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m. – Court Street United Methodist Church
Workshop: The Organ Music of Paul Hindemith. Presenter: Harvey Huiner

Tuesday, January 28, 6:30 p.m. – Milano’s Restaurant
Dinner and Discussion. Speaker: Glenn Rogers, AGO Regional Councillor

Tuesday, February 25, 7:30 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
Workshop: Conducting Basics and Conducting from the Console. Presenter: Raymond Weidner

March – No Meeting

Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. – Heritage United Methodist Church
DVD Presentation, The Organs of Caville-Coll, a continuation of last year’s program.

Tuesday, May 27, 6:00 p.m. – Westminster Presbyterian Church
Annual banquet and Election of Officers
Program by Cantate, The Children’s and Youth Choir of Central Virginia, Peggy Howell, Director

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Newsletter

 

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Membership

Region III, District IV
Chapter Number 329

Membership Information may be obtained from Miriam Taylor, Membership Officer attaylor.j2@verizon.net, tel: 434-384-3457
or Harvey D. Huiner, Dean, at Harvey@Huiner.net tel: 434-384-5858

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Placement

Available Substitutes

Harvey D. Huiner, MM, PhD
Harvey@Huiner.net
384-5858

Miriam Taylor
jtaylo9841@aol.com
384-3457

SUBSTITUTE MUSICIANS – AN AGO GUIDE FOR FEES

Single service (organist only or director only, no separate rehearsal), $100-$225 – travel distance is to be considered

Additional services (organist or director only) not requiring additional preparation, $50-$125

Single service (organist-director combination, no separate rehearsal), $150-$275

Additional services (organist-director combination) not requiring additional preparation, $75-$175

Rehearsal fees range from $25-$100/hour, depending on whether the substitute is organist only, director only, or organist-director combination and the preparation required

WEDDINGS

Service fees are $100-$350 (service only)

Wedding rehearsal with bridal party is $50-$100/hour.

Additional rehearsals are $30-$50/hour.

FUNERALS

Service fees are $100-$225 (service only)

Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.

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Certification

 

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Contact Us

Harvey Huiner, Chapter Dean
Harvey@Huiner.net
434-384-5858

Raymond Weidner, Sub-Dean
ray@fpcly.org
434-384-6231

Ann E. Coulter, Secretary
raec11@yahoo.com

Miriam Taylor, Treasurer and Membership Officer
taylor.j2@verizon.net
434-384-3457

J. William Greene, Member at Large
greene1204@comcast.net
434-386-0078

Sandra Matthes, Member at Large
matthesjs@yahoo.com

To submit information for the newsletter, e-mail to:
Sandra Matthes
matthesjs@yahoo.com

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Links

Pipedreams: www.pipedreams.org – Sunday evening broadcasts are available here by Tuesdays; extensive archive of past programs; many useful links to other sites.

Organ Historical Society: www.organsociety.com – includes the extensive OHS Catalog of organ and choral CD’s, books, scores, videos, including theatre organ CD’s, along with information about OHS and its conventions.

AGO National website