Colorado Springs Chapter

Last updated: April 24, 2017 at 10:14 am
Message from the Dean 

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Local Events

NEXT MEETING

NO APRIL MEETING

 

COLORADO SPRINGS

April 29 (Saturday), 7:00 pm: CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS:  Bee­thoven’s Echo.  Broadmoor Com­mu­nity Church, 315 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs. TICKETS: $25 adult, $20 sen­ior/military, $5 youth (18 and under). Thomas Wil­son, Music Director. Fol­lowing on the Revolutionaries program at the beginning of the season, the Chamber Orchestra ex­plores pieces in­spired by Beethoven. Local violinist and Concertmaster, Jacob Klock, gives a performance of Prokofiev’s land­mark First Violin Con­certo, while shades of Beethoven’s Fifth are clearly heard in Mi­chael Torke’s Ash, and the season ends with Schumann’s Rhenish Sym­phony, which was modeled on Beetho­ven’s Eroica and Pastoral Symphonies. Pre-concert lec­ture at 6:15 pm with Don Th. Jaeger, conductor.

April 30 (Sunday), 2:30 pm: CHAM­BER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS: Bee­thoven’s Echo.  First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte, Colorado Springs. TICKETS: $25 adult, $20 senior/military, $5 youth (18 and under). See Saturday, April 29 for pro­gram details. Pre-concert lecture at 1:45 pm with Don Th. Jaeger, conduc­tor.

April 30 (Sunday), 3:00 pm: COLORADO VOCAL ARTS ENSEMBLE (CVAE): Season Finale. Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon, Colorado Springs.

April 30 (Sunday), 5:00 pm: AN EVEN­ING OF BACH, SCHUBERT, AND HAYES. First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Ne­vada, Colorado Springs. TICK­ETS: $10 adult, $5 students (18 yrs and under). FUMC Chancel Choir and Chamber Or­chestra; Steven Harter, conductor. Fea­turing J. S. Bach Branden­burg Concerto 5 in D major (Elisa Wicks, violin; Dina Hol­lingsworth, flute; Jo­seph Galema, harpsi­chord); Franz Schubert Mass in G (Lynn Strong, so­prano; Lee Henry, tenor; Stuart Strong, baritone); and the Colorado Springs premiere of Mark Hayes Requiem (Greg Austin, baritone).

April 30 (Sunday), 8:00 pm: CHORAL COMPLINE SERVICE. Grace and St. Ste­phen’s Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon, Colo­rado Springs. Compline, the final of­fice of the monastic day, is a 30-minute contem­plative service of a cappella mu­sic, sung by candlelight.

 

DENVER (known organ events only)

 

If you plan well in advance, consider attending these regional and national conventions:

  • AGO 2017 Southwest Region Convention, Dallas TX, June 12-15
  • AGO 2018 National Convention, Kansas City, July 2-6
  • AGO 2019 Southwest Region Convention, Denver CO, June 24-27

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Membership

You don’t have to be an active organist or choirmaster to join the Guild. In fact, you don’t have to be a professional church musician at all. Membership in the Guild is open to all, and the only real requirement is an interest in the organ and/or sacred choral music. To become a member of the Colorado Springs Chapter, contact any Chapter officer. See below for contact information.

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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

Dean:  Eric Wicks – wickseric@yahoo.com

Sub Dean:  Joan Kuehn – joan@flccs.net

Secretary:  Miriam Schinnerer – RalphS@pcisys.net

Treasurer, CLARION editor and ONCARD Liaison:  Joseph Galema, DMA –joegalema@aol.com

Executive Board Members:

 

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Links

http://www.pipeorgan.org

http://www.atos.org

http://www.apoba.com

http://www.organsociety.org

http://www.pipedreams.org

http://www.thediapason.com

http://www.agodenver.org

AGO National website