Message from the Dean
NO APRIL MEETING
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
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.
Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.
Dean: Eric Wicks – email@example.com
Sub Dean: Joan Kuehn – firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Miriam Schinnerer – RalphS@pcisys.net
Treasurer, CLARION editor and ONCARD Liaison: Joseph Galema, DMA –email@example.com
Executive Board Members:
- Deke Polifka – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deborah Bauer – email@example.com
- Lynn Hurst – firstname.lastname@example.org