Colorado Springs Chapter

Last updated: January 14, 2018 at 18:02 pm
Message from the Dean 

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Local Events

NEXT MEETING

 

COLORADO SPRINGS

January 20 (Saturday), 7:00 pm:  CHAM­BER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS:  Music of the Spheres.  Ent Center for the Arts at UCCS, Colora­do Springs.  TICK­ETS: $35 adult, $30 sen­ior/military, $15 youth/student.  Thomas Wil­son, Music Director; Deborah Teske, conductor; Amy Maples, soprano; Valerie Nicolosi, mezzo-soprano; Jason Bald­win, tenor; Peter Tuff, baritone; Colo­rado Vocal Arts Ensemble; Colorado Springs Chorale. Handel Dixit Dominus; Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music; Beethoven Ode to Joy, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 “Choral.”  Pre-concert lec­ture at 6:15 pm with Mi­chael Grace, Colorado College.

January 21 (Sunday), 2:30 pm: CHAM­BER ORCHESTRA OF THE SPRINGS: Mu­sic of the Spheres.  Ent Center for the Arts at UCCS, Colorado Springs.  TICK­ETS: $35 adult, $30 senior/military, $15 youth/student. Thomas Wil­son, Music Director; Deborah Teske, conductor; Amy Maples, soprano; Valerie Nicolosi, mezzo-soprano; Jason Bald­win, tenor; Peter Tuff, baritone; Colo­rado Vocal Arts Ensemble; Colorado Springs Chorale.  Handel Dixit Dominus; Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music; Beethoven Ode to Joy, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 “Choral.”  Pre-concert lecture at 1:45 pm with Michael Grace, Colorado College.

January 28 (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)

January 26 (Friday), 7:30 pm:  CONCERT SERIES—Dorothy Papadakos, Organ.  Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1350 Washing­ton St, Denver.  An audience fa­vorite, organist Dorothy Papadakos ac­companies three Charlie Chaplin short films projected on a theatre-size screen: The Cure, The Immigrant, and The Adven­turer.  An evening of fun and laughter not to be missed.   Free will of­fering.

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

  • AGO 2018 National Convention, Kansas City, July 2-6
  • AGO 2019 Southwest Region Convention, Denver CO, July 7-10

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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

AGO National website