Eastern Idaho Chapter


Message from the Dean 

Welcome to our Chapter web site.

Dr. Daniel Kerr
Eastern Idaho Chapter


Local Events

AGO Eastern Idaho Chapter

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, December 7 | 7:30 P.M. | BYU-Idaho Center | Award winning vocalist, six-time Grammy nominee, and internationally acclaimed opera star Frederica von Stade will join the Sonos Handbell Ensemble and BYU-Idaho’s Performing Arts groups in this year’s A BYU-Idaho Christmas. The organ will again play a prominent role. Tickets $12 at byui.edu/tickets (or at the box office).
Reminder of the AGO annual Christmas Members’ Recital, Sunday, December 8, 6:00 pm, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 309 N. Garfield, Pocatello.  See earlier emails for details.  
Christmas Musical Fireside“Sing Choirs of Angels,” December 15, 6:00 p.m., Shelley South Stake, 675 South Milton, Shelley, Idaho 

THE EASTERN IDAHO CHORALE, December 15 – 5:00 p.m., St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1730 St. Clair Rd.
Idaho Falls

THE EASTERN IDAHO CHORALE, December 16 – 7:00 p.m., Hope Lutheran, 2071 12th St., Idaho Falls

Past Events:

Katelyn Fitzen Senior Organ Recital
Saturday, March 30, 1:30 PM, Barrus Concert Hall, BYU-Idaho

2nd South at Center Street, Rexburg

Katelyn’s senior degree recital will feature music of Bach, Vierne, Alain, Mendelssohn,
Rheinberger, de Grigny, and Robert Cundick. If you can’t make it to campus to hear her live,
you can live-stream the event at byui.edu/music/live.


Lenten Organ Recitals at First Presbyterian Church
Wednesdays, April 3 and 10, 12 noon, First Presbyterian Church

202 South 7th Avenue, Pocatello

These 30-minute recitals feature Shelley Hardin and David Parry on April 3, and ISU voice
students of Dr. Kathleen Lane with Gerry Hughes playing the Bach F-minor Prelude and Fugue
on April 10.


Chapter Members’ Recital, May
Caleb Lyons, RYCO Competition Winner, June
Annual Picnic, July 25
BYU-Idaho Organ Crawl, Fall
Chapter Christmas Recital, December

Paul Barte, organist, Sunday, March 10, 3:00 pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 656 Tyhee Avenue, American Falls, Idaho

Paul Barte is the former dean of the Eastern Idaho Chapter and is a member of the music faculty at the Ohio University School of Music.

 Link to Idaho State Journal article


Regional Competition for Young Organists – Saturday February 23, 11:00 AM, First Presbyterian Church, 202 S. 7th Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho

All are welcome to come and support two local organ students who will be competing in our chapter’s AGO Regional Competition for Young Organists.  The winner will go on to compete at the regional level this summer at the AGO Regional Convention in Orange County, California.  Each competitor will perform three solo works and a hymn.



Eastern-IdahoOn July 28, 2016, members of the Eastern Idaho Chapter met to honor Dr. Darwin Wolford and to  celebrate his 80th Birthday.





Please contact Connie Bryngelson at bryngcd@cableone.net for membership information. New members are invited.



None at this time.
Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild’s National Website.


See the AGO website for certification information.  www.agohq.org


Contact Us

Dr. Daniel Kerr, Dean, Eamil

Marita Poulson, Secretary, x13@dcdi.net
Connie Bryngelson, Treasurer, Email
Jack Haycock, Web Master, jack@jackhaycock.com
Leslie Bowen, Board Member
Jack Fuller, Board Member
Dr. David Parry,  Email
Mark Anderson, Board Member, Email
Gerald Hughes, Board Member, Email
Ann Shively, Board Member, Email

For questions on this web page, please contact Jack Haycock, jack@jackhaycock.com



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