Photos from IYO Participants
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Pictured left to right is: Paul Barte, James Wagner, John Mattson, Joy Schroeder, Howard Slenk, Bruce Ahlich, Barbara Hong, Joseph Daniels, Patte Richards, Elizabeth Claar, Eileen Hoogterp.
Seattle Chapter AGO Dean, David Lepse (on left) and Region VIII Councillor Dean Jamieson, at the Roosevelt High School Froula Memorial Pipe Organ Benefit Concert on September 25, 2008, featuring Organist Jonas Nordwall of Portland, Oregon. The Seattle Chapter has now met its goal of completing the funding for the rebuilding and reinstallation of the organ in its original auditorium setting in the recently-remodeled Seattle high school.
Fort Worth AGO Chapter's Organ Spectacular reception of the recitalist, Joan Lippincott, and Chapter Dean, Bradley Volk, CAGO (wearing an IYO pin!).
Organists John Bodinger (left) and Rod Combellick in front of Fairbanks
Lutheran Church in Fairbanks, Alaska, before an AGO-sponsored recital by
John Bodinger Saturday evening, October 18, 2008.
Bodinger's recital featured music of Bach, Mendelssohn, Vierne, Hakim,
Joplin, as well as seven selections from the Montreal Organ Book.
also performed a dedication recital at Christ Lutheran Church in
Alaska, on Sunday, October 19, 2008, featuring music of Buxtehude,
Mendelssohn, Burkhardt, and Linker. Violinist Sheryl Frey of Fairbanks
joined Dr. Bodinger in "Ornament of Grace" by Bernard Wayne Sanders.
Pictured above with the IYO banner are some of the officers of the Southern Delaware Chapter with the organ at First Presbyterian Church of Milford: Standing Left to right are Jane Locke, Dean, Mary Ann Torkelson, Registrar, Allan Kittila, Sub-Dean, and at the organ Melanie Leinbach, Secretary.
Organ Spectacular October 19 at Christ Church (Episcopal) Cathedral, Springfield MA. Charles Page, Robert MacDonald, concert artist, Lary Gossman and Peter Beardsley.
The Inland Empire chapter held its Organ Spectacular at the Chapel of the University of Redlands. Performers on the Casavant were, left to right, Kimo Smith, Marc Longlois, Bill Brakemeyer (chapter Dean), Kenneth Rudolf, Irmengard Jennings, Claire Caruso and Fred Swann.
The Los Angeles Chapter opened its season with a Members' Recital on Monday, October 6, at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral in Los Angeles. Pictured from left to right are Erik Goldstrom, Haesung Park and James Taulbee.
Central Maryland Chapter board members John Widmann, Peg Bruckart, Michele Kimmel and Miriam Meglan stand with the IYO Banner at the base of the Francis Scott Key monument located at the entrance to Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Maryland. Francis Scott Key is the author of The Star Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States of America. His remains are buried beneath the monument.
The Orange County Chapter held its 14th Annual Education Day on October 4 at First Presbyterian Church of Fullerton. Featured topics were a workshop on Service Playing and Improvisation by Tom Trenney and a panel on Injuries and Health Crises: How to Stay on the Bench. Pictured are, left to right, Frances Nobert (Region IX Councillor), Mark Thallander, Susan Talevich and Gary Kibble.
Kathy Cooper chasing windmills in España, near Tembleque, in the region south of Madrid known as La Mancha, well known as the setting of Cervantes’ “Don Quixote”.
Members of the European chapter in Santa Maria during the spring tour in Mallorca, Spain.
Members of the European chapter in Santanyí during the spring tour in Mallorca
The European chapter at the farewell dinner in Palma de Mallorca with United States Consular Agent, Amy Christiansen.
Dean Judy Riefel in Lindelin, Holland.
Palomar Chapter members at the opening potluck social at the home of Al and Barbara Ollivares in Fallbrook, CA. Seated, right, is Chapter Dean, Fran Meyers, and standing with the white T-shirt is Region IX Councillor, Frances Nobert.
Christopher Newman was a special guest at the September AGO Board Meeting. Christopher shared with the board his experiences at the Pipe Organ Experience (POE) hosted by Hope College during the Summer 2008. Donald Kaye, Education Chair, is reviewing pictures Christopher took of the various organs he played during the six-day workshop. The six days Christopher spent were filled with group and individual lessons; overview of organ literature, history and related topics; concepts and examples of pipe organ construction and design; ecumenical worship, and meeting other teenagers with similar interests. Christopher thanks the Flint Chapter for the scholarship it provided.
Standing next to the hub of the only circular boundary in the world, William Penn, Colonial Governor of Pennsylvania who separated Delaware from Pennsylvania, assists the Delaware Chapter display the IYO Banner. L-R Ken Warner, dean, Dave Schelat, sub-dean, Terry Gaus-Wollen board member and Dave Herman, board member.
On Sunday, September 21, E. Lary Grossman, Region I Councillor,
installed the Springfield Chapter board members at Trinity Methodist
Springfield, MA. Cheryl Duerr, Region I Coordinator of Education from
Lexington, MA gave the keynote address on certification. The chapter
has dedicated this year to education, focusing on the Service Playing
Left Rear: Charles Page, Membership; Rev. William Wallis, Chaplin; Larry Picard,
Grant Moss, Dean; Lary Grossman, Region 1 Counselor; On right of sign: Peter Beardsley, Yearbook Ed; Rev. Jerry True, Board Front Row Mary Jeanne Tash, Secretary; Don Hooton Board; Jim Barnes, Treasurer;
Karalekas, Board; Karen Banta, Board
Jennifer Zobelein (left), Ventura Chapter Dean, and Frances Nobert (right), Region IX Councillor, are pictured at the new Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Orange County, CA. A program for organists and organ fans featured a panel discussion about the Hall's new William J. Gillespie organ built by C.B. Fisk.
The traveling AGO Banner in Lynchburg, VA, taken in front of the Taylor & Boody organ in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. The local executive board is pictured left to right: Peggy Haas
Howell (at-large), Gordon Betenbaugh (sub-dean), J. William Greene, (dean), Harvey Huiner (secretary), Sandra Matthes (treasurer).
Pictured above are Vernon Topp, Phil Riddick (Dean Orange County California Chapter), Frances Nobert, Jennifer Puhl.
Members of Long Beach AGO at their first gathering of the 2008-2009 season.
The IYO banner at First-Plymouth Congregational Church (UCC), Lincoln, NE, with the participants in the first-ever Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced, hosted by the Lincoln chapter and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in July 2008. At the far right are James Lytton, Lincoln chapter Dean, and Christopher Marks, University of Lincoln-Nebraska professor of organ and Director of the POE-A.
The Southcoast District of Region IX met for their yearly meeting at the
Riverside, CA Stake Center. Deans and Sub-Deans attending are:
Top Row: Ryan Ballantyne (Inland Empire), Marilou Kratzenstein, and
Wicks (San Diego)
Bottow Row: Bill Brakemeyer (Inland Empire), Lea Schmidt-Rogers
Frances Nobert (Region IX Councillor), Neal Gallaway and Alicia Adams
The Charlottesville-Albemarle (Virginia) chapter of the AGO. In the background is The Rotunda at the University of Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson to be the center of his academical village.
Pictured above are members of the Winchester, Virginia AGO. A short trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the travelling banner from Virginia is pictured against a long lasting Rock Wall (pre-civil war) and the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Left to Right Row 2: Dr. James Kriewald (Christ Episcopal, Winchester), Aaron Shows (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.), Shiloh Roby (St. Patrick's Cathedral, Anglican, Dublin Ireland), Dr. James Laster (Emeritus, Shenandoah University); Row 1: Dr. Steven Cooksey (Organ and Church Music, Shenandoah University, Heather Ankerbrand (Doctoral Candidate, Shenandoah University, Judy Connelly (Braddock Street United Methodist Church, Winchester) and Larry Correll (First Baptist Church, Winchester and Dean)
An organ concert is planned for Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at Braddock Street United Methodist Church. The program will feature music performed on one, two and three organs. Through the cooperation of The Music Outlet in Manassas, Virginia we will be able to bring this exciting “Monster Organ Concert”. The program will feature the debut of “Dialogue for Three Organs” by Dr. James Laster. Local musicians will be performing works on this exciting concert. No admission will be charged.
Members of the Tidewater
Chapter who are serving as the steering committee for the 2009 Region
III AGO Convention, "Hit the Stops in Hampton Roads."
The IYO Banner can be seen here in front of historic St. John’s Church (Episcopal) in Richmond,Virginia. This was the site of the famous “give me liberty or give me death” speech made by Patrick Henry in 1775. The parish was established in 1611.
The incoming and outgoing members of the NOVA executive board July 1 at a cookout in the dean’s patio.
Will Sherwood, the designer of our tee-shirt logo, is posed in front of the organ located in his home.