Last updated: April 29, 2016 at 12:46 pm
Message from the Dean
May 7, 2:00 p.m.
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center
Hector Olivera, organ
May 12, 5:00 p.m.
St Paul Roman Catholic Church, Princeton
Peter Carter, organist
Works by De Grigny, Bach, Widor, Duruflé
May 14, 4:00 p.m.
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
40 Central Ave, Glen Rock, NJ
Organ Dedication Concert
Walter Hilse, organist
Program to include works of Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Henri Mulet, Walter Hilse, and Charles Widor.
Gala reception to follow in the Parish Hall.
Macy’s Store, Philadelphia, PA
Wanamaker Organ Day
June 12, 5:00 p.m., Chapter Event
Annual meeting and picnic at the home of Greg R. Smith
Joyce Irwin has prepared the chapter’s spring newsletter and emailed it to the chapter members with emails. Please contact Joyce if you have not received it via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emails have been sent to all members from AGO HQ in regards to next year’s dues. Please take the opportunity to renew your membership through the online system. To be included in our chapter directory, please make sure to fill in the information requested.
If you are an organist new to the central New Jersey area and are interested in becoming a member of the chapter, please email Jay Smith at email@example.com and he will be glad to forward you membership information.
If you are not an organist, but would like to be affiliated only with our chapter, please join as a Chapter Friend. Chapter Friends support the local chapter, receive our chapter newsletters, and participate in chapter events. As a Chapter Friend, you do not have national voting privileges, membership benefits, or a TAO subscription. Please email Jay Smith and he will be glad to forward you membership information.
ACCOMPANIST POSITION: The Music Department of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Princeton is seeking an accompanist for its adult choir and for Sunday service beginning in June or July 2016. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:00pm; the accompanist plays for our single service each Sunday, although the Choir sings every other Sunday. The accompanist we seek:
· must have excellent sight-reading skills.
· must be comfortable with Classical as well as a range of popular styles of music.
· must be comfortable playing solo Preludes and Postludes.
· Ability to improvise is a plus.
· Ability to sing is a plus.
UUCP is located at the corner of Route 206 and Cherry Hill Road.
$180. for 1-service Sunday
$90. for Wed. eve. rehearsal
Contact Marjorie Herman, Music Director at
Marjorie K. Herman, D. M.
Host, Sounds Choral, WWFM The Classical Network
Director of Music, UU Congregation of Princeton
Summer Faculty, Westminster Choir College
Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.
Current chapter members with AGO certification:
Ronald Hemmel, FAGO
Roger Turney, FAGO
Kathleen Connolly, CAGO
Joyce Irwin, CAGO
Noel Werner, CAGO
Beverly Jerold Scheibert, AAGO
Mary Giordmaine, SPC
James Litton, SPC
Lois Sortor, SPC
Nicholas Steltzer, SPC
If you are interested in working towards AGO certification, please let Justin Hartz (firstname.lastname@example.org) know. He will be glad to provide information and details on the certificate you wish to pursue.
Eric Plutz, Dean – email@example.com
Gail Wilson, Sub-Dean – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Giordmaine, Secretary – email@example.com
Jay Smith, Treasurer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Cecile Wang, Registrar (Placement) – email@example.com
Justin Hartz, Professional Development – firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg Smith, Chaplain – GregRussellSmith@hotmail.com
Nicholas Steltzer, Public Relations – email@example.com
Joyce Irwin, Newsletter Editor – firstname.lastname@example.org
June Tipton, Hospitality – junetipton@Comcast.net
Bill Garrett, Webmaster – email@example.com
Patrick Murphy & Associates – http://www.PJMorgans.com
Zarex Corporation – http://www.zarex.com
Longwood Gardens – http://www.longwoodgardens.org
Peragallo Organs – http://www.peragallo.com
Friends of the Wanamaker Organ – http://www.wanamakerorgan.com
Ocean Grove Summer Music schedule
Free internet downloads of complete organ works of J.S. Bach –http://www.blockmrecords.org/bach
Eric Plutz website:
Daryl Robinson website:
Central Jersey Choral Society