Chemung Valley Chapter

Last updated: June 22, 2016 at 16:17 pm

 

The Dulciana
Newsletter of the Chemung Valley Chapter
Of The American Guild of Organists
April  2016

Newsletter Editor’s Message:

Happy Spring Everyone!

I hope that you all had a nice Easter! .

 

Our next event will be our Members’ Recital.  It will be at the Park Church, 208 W. Gray Street, in Elmira.  Our host will be Joe Barber, who is the Director of Music at the church. The date and time will be April 17 at 4:00 PM.  The performers will be: Judy Aho, Barbara Garges, Claude Cornwall, Dave Jackson, Julia Peckham and Dan LaBar.

We will be going to Dinner @ Beijing Garden Restaurant 145 W. Gray St.  Elmira, NY following the Recital.  Let me know if you are interested in going at 607-377-5363 or               elizabethbrig@aol.com.   It is always a pleasure to perform on the organ at the Park Church.  We want to thank Joe Barber and the Park Church for giving us this opportunity.

 

For those of you who will not be performing, we hope you will be sure to mark your calendar and attend the recital.

 

Have a WONDERFUL and SAFE Spring!

Beth Briggs

 

Position Announcement:

Director of Music and Organist: The Park Church 208 W. Gray St. Elmira, NY.   Contact Beth Briggs for Full Job Description at:  elizabethbrig@aol.com or 607-377-5363.

 

Music Director/Organist Position:

First Presbyterian Church of Corning, NY seeks a part-time Music Director to lead the senior choir, bell choir and youth choir as well as serve as church organist. 1978 33 Rank Schantz pipe organ. For full job description and to apply contact:

First Presbyterian Church
1 E. First St.
Corning, NY
(607)937-5419
Email: office@corningpresby.org

 

 

Chapter Events: 

 

 

Community Events:

 

Dedication Festival for the Juget-Sinclair op. 45 French Romantic Organ at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 109 Oak Avenue in Ithaca, NY
 
Friday, September 16, 2016 | 8:00 p.m.
Dedication Recital:  Michel Bouvard, organ
Music of Mendelssohn, Alain, Duruflé, Vierne, Franck, Jean Bouvard, and Dupré.
Free tickets may be reserved by emailing ithacafrenchorgan@gmail.com

Saturday, September 17, 2016
10am-1pm
Master class with Michel Bouvard
2:30-4:30
Improvisation Masterclass with William Porter
8:00pm            Organ Collaboration Concert:  Music with voices and instruments by Saint-Saëns, Vierne, Poulenc, Duruflé, and Gigout.
Performances by organists David Higgs, Anne Laver, Annette Richards, Jonathan Schakel, and Jeffrey Snedeker, with the Cayuga Vocal Ensemble conducted by Carl Johengen, soprano Megan Sharpe, cellist Rosemary Elliot, and the St. Luke Brass.
Free tickets may be reserved by emailing ithacafrenchorgan@gmail.com

Sunday, September 18, 2016 | 10:45 a.m.
Festive Service of Dedication
Louis Vierne:  Messe Sollenelle
with Matthew Hall (Vierne) and Barbara Adler (Franck voluntaries), guest organists

(specification at http://www.juget-sinclair.com/worksinprogress.html)

 

 

 

 

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New Dues Rates

AGO National has established the following dues rates for the upcoming 2015-16 membership year.  Each category will increase $3.
Regular member                 $100
Special member                  $  75
Student member                 $  40
Partner                                $  75

Local membership will remain the same.
Chapter Friend                    $  20

The new rates will appear on the April 1 renewal notices that AGO Headquarters will send to current chapter members renewing for the 2015-2016 membership year.


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Membership

For Information on joining our chapter please contact:

David Lenington, Treasurer Chemung Valley AGO Chapter
211 Laning Creek Road
Towanda,PA 18848
(570-268-5035)
E-mail: DAVELEN@epix.net

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Placement:

Music Director/Organist Position:

First Presbyterian Church of Corning, NY seeks a part-time Music Director to lead the senior choir, bell choir and youth choir as well as serve as church organist. 1978 33 Rank Schantz pipe organ. For full job description and to apply contact:

First Presbyterian Church
1 E. First St.
Corning, NY
(607)937-5419
Email: office@corningpresby.org

 

Director of Music and Organist: The Park Church 208 W. Gray St. Elmira, NY.   Contact Beth Briggs for Full Job Description at:  elizabethbrig@aol.com or 607-377-5363.

 

 

 

 

 

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

Chapter Officers
Dean:
Daniel LaBar (Home 607-846-8411) or dlabar001@yahoo.com

Treasurer:
David Lenington DAVELEN@epix.net or (570-268-5035)

Secretary:
Elizabeth Briggs
607-377-5363 or elizabethbrig@aol.com

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Links

AGO National website