Chemung Valley Chapter

Last updated: March 3, 2019 at 14:33 pm

 

The Dulciana
Newsletter of the Chemung Valley Chapter
Of The American Guild of Organists
March 2019

Newsletter Editor’s Message:

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everyone !!

Our first event of the New Year will be our Early Spring Gathering. It will be held at the home of Dan LaBar 353 Lovell Avenue in Elmira Sunday March 31, 2019 @ 3 PM. Bring CD’s, Records and a snack to share. The date for our Annual Member’s Recital has been set. It will be Sunday May 19, 2019 at 3:00 Pm at the Park Church 208 w. Gray Street in Elmira. Performers are needed please Contact Dan LaBar dlabar001@yahoo.com or 607-846-8411. We will be going to Beijing 145 W. Gray Street Elmira, NY Following the Recital. For Reservations Contact: Beth Briggs at:
elizabethbrig@aol.com or 607-377-5363.

I hope you stay safe and warm,

Beth Briggs

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Chapter Events:

3/31/19: Early Spring Gathering at the home of Dan LaBar 353 Lovell
Avenue Elmira, NY. 3:00 Please bring CD’s, Records and a
Snack to share.

5/19/19: Annual Member’s Recital The Park Church 208 W. Gray
Street Elmira, NY 3:00 pm Performers are needed please
Contact Dan LaBar dlabar001@yahoo.com or 607-846-8411
We will be going to Beijing 145 W. Gray Street Elmira, NY
Following the Recital. For Reservations Contact: Beth Briggs at:
elizabethbrig@aol.com or 607-377-5363.

Community Events:

Music at St. Luke Lutheran Church
109 Oak Avenue Ithaca, NY
2018-19 Season
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Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Organ masterclass with Christophe Mantoux
Presented by the Cornell University Department of Music

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Christophe Mantoux, organ
Presented by the Cornell University Department of Music

Friday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m.
The Ithaca American Guild of Organists Chapter Recital

Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Third Annual Bastille Day Recital featuring local organists
All events are free, no tickets required
At concerts, free will offering to benefit Music at St. Luke

Redeemer Recital Series presents

LET IN THE LIGHT!

A Concert to Celebrate Spring
for Violin, Flute, Organ & Piano

Linda Couchon, violin
Sherry Spencer, flute
Charlotte Cook, organ & piano

Sunday, March 24, 2019
3:00 p.m.

Church of the Redeemer
201 South Wilbur Ave.
Sayre, Pennsylvania

SILENT MOVIE MONDAYS at the Historic Heights Theatre:

Silent films screened the way they were meant to be seen AND heard . . . with original historic-period scorings performed solo by Theater Organist Dennis James in the new SILENT MOVIE MONDAYS at the Historic Heights Theatre in Elmira Heights, New York!

Talk about reviving the Old Days – – there’s nothing like seeing those great Silent Films of the 1920’s shown on the giant silver screen and heard accompanied by live theatre organ music played by a professional musician, and all presented in a preserved original movie house.

Monday, April 1. 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the Home Of Silent Films in the FingerLakes,” the Historic Heights Theatre (210 E. 14th Street, Elmira Heights, NY).  Monday Nights at the SILENT Movies salutes Elmira’s native son Harold Eugene Roach, Sr.(that’s famed comedy director Hal Roach for you Silent Film mavens) Tickets available from $5 to $10 . . . SPECIAL PRICING: CHILDREN Under 12 – FREE / PARENTS accompanying children – $5 EACH / SENIOR CITIZENS – $5 / More Information, Call: 607-873-7555
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From the Cantata Singers of Elmira:
The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass!
· Wednesday, April 10, 2019
· 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
Join us as we sing with world famous Monroe Crossing, the bluegrass band that helped Vocal Essence make Carol Barnett’s ground breaking work an international hit! No admission, free-will donations gleefully accepted. Watkins Glen Performing Arts Center, 906 Decatur Street Watkins Glen, NY

 

 

 

 

 

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From Carrie Hooper:

Hello.  My name is Carrie Hooper and I offer private voice and piano lessons.  I could teach Monday through Friday morning or afternoon, even Saturday if necessary.  I could also offer private language lessons in German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Albanian, or Romanian to anyone interested.  For more information please contact Carrie Hooper at 607-732-6788.
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New Dues Rates

AGO National has established the following dues rates for the upcoming 2017-18 year.
Regular member                 $105
Special member                  $  80
Young Organist                  $  50

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.

 

Newsletter:

 

 

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:

 

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