Last updated: April 13, 2015 at 14:42 pm
Message from the Dean
Welcome to the web site of the Annapolis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. We are an active chapter with a genuine commitment to providing educational opportunities to members and friends. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have questions about how we can serve you.
James W. Walton
Monday, January 5th , 2015 at 7pm Twelfth Night Dinner and entertainment – All Hallows Parish Hall, Edgewater. Invitations to members will be sent the week of December 15. This is a catered event and free to each member and a guest.
Saturday, January 31st, 2015 “What to do in January” workshops featuring organist Michael Britt, (Brown Memorial Presbyterian, Baltimore) as presenter and recitalist. We will also have a choral reading session led by Dr. Stan Livengood (Calvary UMC, Annapolis) and a hands-on clinic for handbells led by Donna Dixon Ervin (Pasadena UMC). This event will be held at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Annapolis from 8:30am-1pm. Lunch will be provided. Reservations to Jim Walton email@example.com by January 6 are $20 -after January 6 until January 20 are $25. After January 25 we cannot guarantee a packet or lunch, so get your registration in!
March 14, 2015 An Eastern Shore Organ Crawl!
Visiting the following instruments:
Old Wye Church
J.W. Walker, 2 manuals, 8 stops, mechanical action
Either/Or stop mechanism, 9:30-10:30 AM
Holy Trinity Church, Oxford
Visser-Rowland, 2 manuals, 19 stops, mechanical action
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
St. Mark’s United Methodist, Easton
Tellers, 3 manuals, electropneumatic action, 2PM-3PM
Depart Annapolis at 8:45 AM, rendezvous TBA
Arrive back at 4 PM
Lunch (dutch) in Easton.
RSVP your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 4pm we will host a member’s recital and reception at St. Martin’s-in-the-Field, Severna Park. In addition, we plan to partner with local and school performing groups.
Please see links below for local concert series.
Organ Lessons/Coaching at Your Church
Monte Maxwell, Chapel Organist at the Naval Academy, is offering lessons and coaching and would come to your home or church. Please contact him for more information at 410-991-5885.
For membership information please contact Margaret Wisenbaler at 410-224-2144.
Membership and Membership Renewal applications are available via email from Margaret Wisenbaler. Send your request to email@example.com
Current openings will be advertised for one month from submission.
Gloria Dei LutheranChurch 461 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012( just north of Annapolis) 410-544-3799. 200 family congregation is seeking a dynamic organist/choir directorfor 1-2 weekly services and 1 weekly choir rehearsal, averaging about 8 hoursper week. Position has one (1 week) off per month. Choir Director must be able to direct and accompany adult choir of 12-15 members. Two manual Rodgers Augmented Pipe organ and Baldwin baby grand piano. $1000 music budget. Salary: $15,500 with very flexible summer schedule and several weeks off. Church website: www.gloriadei.org
Contact: Debbie Greene at 410-349-3244 or submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Trinity United Methodist Church, a 250 member congregation in Annapolis, Maryland, seeks an accomplished organist/pianist for two Sunday services per week. The position also requires accompanying one adult choir rehearsal (weekly), two rehearsals per month with women’s choir, plus soloists or ensembles as requested by the Director of Music. The selected candidate will receive two weeks of paid vacation per year, plus three personal days upon approval by the pastor and/or Director of Music.
Organ: Allen with Aeolian-Skinner multiple voicing
Pianos: Two Yamaha Baby Grands
Salary range: $18,000 – $20,000
Church website: www.TrinityAnnapolis.org
The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit resumes to: email@example.com
The following list represents those who have asked to be listed as substitutes. Publication of the names is a convenience to users and does not imply endorsement of the individuals by the Annapolis Chapter of the AGO. It is recommended that you interview/audition substitutes.
Lynn Bogovich 410-923-6520
Shirley Echard-Cann 410-266-5894
Dale Carrigan 443-454-4801
Matilda Jane Kraemer 410-956-9680
Dr. John B. Talley 410-266-5666
Jane Ward 410-837-6419
Jamie Brown 443-621-4187
John Igoe, CAGO 410-869-8590
Matthew Mueller 585-746-2467
Weddings and Funerals Only
Cindy Bidinotta-Slate 410-604-0055
Donna Dixon Ervin 410-672-2452
Susan W. Petty 410-263-8150
Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.
Dean: James Walton 443-926-2553
Sub-Dean: Michael Menne 410-721-7284
Secretary: Ralph Manuel 410-263-6680
Class of 2015 – Donna Dixon Ervin
Class of 2016 – Alberta Stornetta
Class of 2017 – Susan W. Petty
Membership: Margaret Wisenbaler 410-224-2144
Chapter E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Anne’s, Annapolis Music Link
St. Margaret’s, Annapolis Music Link
St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Annapolis Music Link