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Last updated: June 15, 2014 at 6:56 am

Message from the Dean 

The new year is near and officers are working hard to schedule exciting programs. Events and details of these events will be listed soon. We are looking forward to a great year. See you in September.

Dr. Steven Cooksey, WAGO Dean
St. James Episcopal (Organist/Director)
Leesburg, VA
501 S. Loudoun (home)
Winchester, VA 22602-6920
540/665-4633
scooksey@su.edu

Jesse Ratcliffe, WAGO Sub-Dean Programs
St. James Episcopal (Choirmaster)
73 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
P.O. Box 204 (home)
Warrenton, VA  20188
304/575-9027
jlr@musician.org

Dr. Heather Ankerbrand, WAGO Sub-Dean Membership
St. Paul’s On-the-Hill (Director of Music)
1527 Senseny Road
Winchester, VA  22602
530 York Avenue, Apt. 101 (home)
Winchester, VA 22601
717/608-6603
henke-br@su.edu

Daniel Hannemann, WAGO Secretary
Grace Evangelical Lutheran (Music Director/Organist)
Winchester, VA
209 Cranberry Court (home)
Winchester, VA 22602
540/808-2923
dhannemann@gracewin.org

Daniel Miller, WAGO Treasurer
St. David’s Episcopal Church (Organist/Choir Master)
Ashburn, VA
331 W. Piccadilly Street (home)
Winchester, VA 22601-3907
540/327-0143
danielmillerpianist@gmail.com

Judy Connelly, WAGO Educational Concerns Chair
Braddock Street United Methodist (Minister of Music/SU Faculty)
Winchester, VA  22601
Armistead Street (home)
Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-0829, 540/667-3366
jconnell@su.edu

Dr. Charles Leeper, WAGO Historian
Cadenzaq Music LLC Mg Ptnr
P.O. Box 820 (home)
Stephens City, VA 22655
540/869-5461
kenleecl@shentel.net

Daniel Hannemann, Newsletter Editor

Gloria Harris, WAGO Web Master
469 Fodderstack Road (home)
Washington, VA 22747
540/675-3627
g.g.hrrs73@gmail.com
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Local Events

American Guild of Organists -  Winchester Chapter

2014-2015 WAGO Activities:

September 13, 2014 (Saturday)
10 a.m. – noon
Choral Workshop lead by Dr. Steven Cooksey and Karen Keating
Place TBD

October 16, 2014 (Friday)
8:00 p.m.
Bach/Handel Festival Concert
Goodson Chapel, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

October 17, 2014 (Saturday)
8:00 p.m.
Bach/Handel Festival Concert
Goodson Chapel, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

October 18, 2014 (Sunday)
3:30 p.m.
Bach/Handel Festival Concert
1st Baptist Church, Winchester, VA

October 18, 2014 (Sunday)
7:30 p.m.
Bach/Handel Festival Concert
Grace Lutheran Church, Winchester, VA

November 14, 2014 (Friday)
Silent Movie (more info later)
Time and place TBD

December 2014 – No WAGO meeting/event

January 9, 2015 (Friday)
Epiphany Dinner
Time and place TBD

January 24, 2015 (Saturday)
10 a.m. to noon
Introduction to the new Presbyterian hymnal
1st Presbyterian Church, Winchester, VA
Pat Byers, local clinician; Eric Myers, Pastor of Frederick Presbyterian

February 9, 2015 (Monday)
Clergy/Musician Dinner
Time and place TBD

March/April/May events TBD

 

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Newsletter

The newsletter is organized and edited by Daniel Hannemann.

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Membership

If you are interested in joining Winchester AGO, please contact Heather Ankerbrand, Sub-Dean/Membership, 717/608-6603
Registrar and Treasurer Dan Miller can be reached at 540/327-0143

Members

Dr. Jeffrey M. Alban, CAGO
Dr. Heather Ankerbrand, CAGO
Dr. Patricia Jo Avery SPC
Thomas R. Bowen
Patricia Byers
Beverly C. Clark, CAGO
Dr. Steven Cooksey
Judy B. Connelly
Larry G. Correll
Peggy L. Craig
Janet C. Davis, M.M. Ed
George Donovan, Jr.
Laura B. Douglas
John W. Fast
Daniel P. Hannemann
Gloria D. Harris
James W. Hutchinson
Dr. O. Vernon Joyner
Jane A. Kane
Dr. Karen Keating
Dr. James Kriewald
David Lang
Dr. James H. Laster
Dr. Charles K. Leeper
Dr. Richard E. McPherson
Marcia Merry
Colleen S. Miller
Daniel J. Miller
Wendy Osterling
Lon Quinones
Jesse Lee Ratcliffe
Jo Rothenhoeffer
Dr. Steven K. Shaner
Linda Smith
Wilson Troxell
Carol Westervelt
Julia J. White, MM

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Placement

Employing Organization Information:

Pianist and/or Organist – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 6750 Fayette Street, Haymarket, VA 20169 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday service, adult and children’s choirs, Contact Sean Rousseau, Priest, at stpaulsepiscopalhaymarket@gmail.com or call 703/431-2839

 

Organist/Choir Director – Grace Episcopal Church, The Plaines, VA – 10:00 a.m. Sunday service and adult choir rehearsal. Basic requirement – masters in music or in organ, training and technical experience in sacred music, knowledge and experience in Anglican service music, experience in individual voice and choral training and experience in working with parish staff and administration. For more information, contact grace@gracetheplaines.org. Resume should be sent to Music Search, Grace Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 32, The Plaines, VA 20198. Telephone interviews and auditions to be scheduled in June 2014.

 

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

If you are interested in any level of certification, please contact Dr. Steven Cooksey @ 540/665-4633.

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Contacts

Dr. Steven Cooksey, WAGO Dean
St. James Episcopal (Organist/Director)
Winchester, VA
501 S. Loudoun St. (home)
Winchester, VA 22620
540/665-4633
scooksey@su.edu

Jesse Ratcliffe, WAGO Sub-Dean Programs
St. James Episcopal (Choirmaster)
73 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
P.O. Box 204 (home)
Warrenton, VA  20188
304/575-9027
jlr@musician.org

Dr. Heather Ankerbrand, WAGO Sub-Dean Membership
St. Paul’s On-the-Hill (Director of Music)
1527 Senseny Road
Winchester, VA  22602
530 York Avenue, Apt. 101 (home)
Winchester, VA 22601
717/608-6603
henke-br@su.edu

Daniel Hannemann, WAGO Secretary
Grace Lutheran Church (Music Director/Organist)
Winchester, VA
209 Cranberry Court (home)
Winchester, VA 22602
540-808-2923
dhannemann@gracewin.org

Dan Miller, WAGO Treasurer
St. David’s Episcopal Church (Organist/Choir Master)
Ashburn, VA
331 W. Piccadilly Street (home)
Winchester, VA 22601-3907
540-542-0160
danielmillerpianist@gmail.com

Judy Connelly, WAGO Educational Concerns Chair
Braddock Street Methodist Church (Minister of Music/Shenandoah University Faculty)
Winchester, VA
Armistead Street (home)
Winchester, VA 22601
540-662-0829
jconnell@su.edu

Dr. Charles Leeper, WAGO Historian
Cadenzaq Music LLC Mg Ptnr
P. O. Box 820 (home)
Stephens City, VA 22655
kenleecl@shentel.net

Daniel Hannemann, Newsletter Editor

Gloria Harris, WAGO Web Master
469 Fodderstack Road (home)
Washington, VA 22747
540/675-3627
g.g.hrrs73@gmail.com
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Links

WAGO Substitute List:

Correll, Sue – 540/545-4018; sue@larryandsuecorrell.com
Familiar with Episcopal and Lutheran services. Available June, July, August only.

Craig, Peggy Lacey – 304/754-3393; cell# 301/466-3672; PLCraig3@comcast.net
Familiar with Episcopal service and most Protestant services.

Harris, Gloria – 540/675-3627; g.g.hrrs73@gmail.com
Familiar with most Protestant services.

Johnston, Loretta – 540/662-8917;
Familiar with Episcopal and Lutheran services.

Laster, James – 540/662-4907(home), 540/664-5378 (cell);
jlaster34@comcast.net
Familiar with Episcopal liturgy; some experience with Lutheran service.

Moersen, William T. (Bill) – 304/724-6831 (home);
301/655-0193 (cell); wiltmo@aol.com

Murray, Ann – 540/662-9310(home), 540/293-3656(cell); acm216@gmail.com
Experienced in United Methodist service, most Protestant and some Lutheran. Interested in interim substitute positions, will consider other church organ music needs. Available for funerals.

Oakes, Dr. Dudley – 202/413-7473 (cell); WDOakes@aol.com

Russell, Doug – 540/868-1446(home), 540/336-1542 (cell);
der201@comcast.net
Available 2nd Sunday of month for Protestant service. Available for weddings, memorials, etc.

Churches and Organs in the Winchester Area:

Braddock Street United Methodist Church
115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/667-3366
http://www.braddockstreetumc.net
Type of organ: Letourneau, Opus 124
Specs:  2,332 pipes, 3 manuals, 40 ranks

Christ Episcopal Church
114 West Boscawen Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-5843
http://www.christchurchwinchester.org
Type of organ: M.P.Möller, Opus 11435, 1981
Specs: 2 manuals, 25 ranks

First Baptist Church
205 W. Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-5367
http://www.firstbaptistwinchester.com
Type of organ: Randall Dyer & Associates, Inc.
Specs: 2 manuals, 25 ranks

First Presbyterian Church
116 South Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-3824
http://www.firstchurch-winchester.org
Type of organ: Austin
Specs: 3 manuals, 35 ranks

First United Methodist Church
308 N. Braddock Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-3151
http://www.fumcwinchester.org
Type of organ: Schantz
Specs: 2 manuals, 18 ranks

Goodson Chapel and Recital Hall
1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601
800/432-2266
http://www.su.edu

Type of organ: M.P. Moller, Opus 11327, 1980
Specs: 3 manuals, 45 ranks

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
26 West Boscawen Street, Winchester, VA 22601
540/662-6278
http://www.gracewin.org
Type of organ: Schantz, Opus 2086, 1994
Specs: 2 manuals, 28 ranks

Market Street  United Methodist Church
131 Cameron Street, Winchester, VA  22601
540/662-6709
http://www.marketstreetumc.org
Type of organ: M.P. Moller, Opus 11594, 1982
Specs: 3 manuals, 29 ranks

 

Churches and organs near Winchester:

Trinity Episcopal Church
9108 John S. Mosby Highway
Upperville, VA 20185
540/592-3343
http://www.trinityupperville.org
Type of organ: AEolian-Skinner, Opus 1316, 1957 (installed 1960); Lawless-Johnson, 1995-1996
Specs: 3 manuals, 55 ranks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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