Colorado Springs Chapter

Last updated: July 20, 2015 at 18:23 pm
Message from the Dean 

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Local Events

 

COLORADO SPRINGS

July 24 (Friday), 7:00 pm:  JAZZ IN THE GARDEN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:  Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band.  Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument Streets, Colorado Springs.  Gregory Goodloe’s appearance last year was a crowd favorite, and we are thrilled to have them on the schedule. You’ll be dancing in the aisles as the Light Years Ahead band brings their unique sound and audience rapport back to Jazz in the Garden. The public is encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets.  In case of rain, concerts are held indoors in the parish hall.

July 25 (Saturday), 6:30 pm:  HOT SUMMER NIGHTS:  MUSIC ON THE LABYRINTH – All Those Who Wander.  First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte, Colorado Springs.  A folk alternative group which creates an eclectic mix of American, Scottish, and Irish folk styles.  Nicholas and Danielle Booker and Forrest Alvarez play a variety of instruments and sing in tight harmonies. The program will be held outdoors on the south side of the church (but will move indoors for inclement weather), so bring a blanket or chair. A free will offering will be taken.

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August 7 (Friday), 7:00 pm:  JAZZ IN THE GARDEN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:  Al Eberhart and the Changing Times Band.  Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument Streets, Colorado Springs.  A regular with the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society, Al Eberhart and the Changing Times Band were the house band at The Tavern at the Broadmoor for nearly two decades. Today they play over 200 gigs a year throughout Colorado, providing big band, dance and swing that thrill audiences wherever they go. Al is Professor of High Brass and Artist in Residence at CSU-Pueblo. The public is encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs and blan­kets.  In case of rain, concerts are held indoors in the parish hall.

August 8 (Saturday), 6:30 pm:  HOT SUMMER NIGHTS:  MUSIC ON THE LABYRINTH – Joe Uveges (v0cals and acoustic guitar) and John Fischer (keyboard).  First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte, Colorado Springs.  Performing everything from driving rock to country ballads, percussive funk and adult contemporary with a spiritual twist.  The program will be held outdoors on the south side of the church (but will move indoors for inclement weather), so bring a blanket or chair. A free will offering will be taken.

August 15 (Saturday), 6:30 pm:  HOT SUMMER NIGHTS:  MUSIC ON THE LABYRINTH – Dean Phelps (championship guitar picker and vocals).  First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte, Colorado Springs.  Performing heart-friendly songs played to a toe-tapping beat. The program will be held outdoors on the south side of the church (but will move indoors for inclement weather), so bring a blanket or chair. A free will offering will be taken.

August 21 (Friday), 7:00 pm:  JAZZ IN THE GARDEN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:  Sean Hennessy Quintet.  Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, corner of North Tejon and Monument Streets, Colorado Springs.  A native of Colorado Springs, Sean Hennessy is regarded as “one of America’s most gifted composer/instrumentalists” and is a protégé of jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. A trumpet soloist of deep essence, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and across the country, exhibiting beautiful heartfelt melodies, light jesting humor and spirited and touching jazz. The public is encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets.  In case of rain, concerts are held indoors in the parish hall.

 

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

  • AGO 2016 National Convention, Houston, June 19-23
  • AGO 2017 Southwest Region Convention, Dallas TX, June 12-15
  • AGO 2018 National Convention, Kansas City, July 2-6

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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: Sue Anselmi – Sue.Anselmi@gmail.com

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

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