Northwest Arkansas NWA AGO Chapter

Last updated: September 22, 2015 at 22:26 pm

Chapter Events for 2015-2016 Program Year

Sunday, August 23  Organ Dedication Concert at First United Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville.

Sunday, September 27    First Chapter Meeting and Installation of Officers at Central United Methodist Church 2535 W. New Hope Road, Rogers, AR 72758.  The program will begin at 6:00 pm and will be followed by a catered dinner.

Friday, October 9    Wesley Series Concert:  Dan Knight and the Usual Suspects Jazz Ensemble, 7:00 pm at United Methodist Church, Bella Vista

Tuesday, October 20   AGO Chapter Meeting “Music Traditions of the LDS Church” 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1 Lambeth Drive, Bella Vista

Sunday, November 1   Wesley Series Concert:  Gail Archer Organ Concert, 3:00 pm at United Methodist Church in Bella Vista

Sunday, November 1   Evensong featuring Duruflé Requiem, 5:30 pm at St. Paul Episcopal, Fayetteville

Please contact the secretary, Email address below, to be added to the email list.


Message from the Dean

Welcome to the web page for the Northwest Arkansas NWA Chapter of AGO. Our small but active chapter includes members mainly from Benton and Washington counties, with a diverse culture. We can boast of several fine pipe organs in the area: a 52-rank Temple organ at Central United Methodist Church in Rogers (2007), the recently rebuilt 38-rank Temple organ at First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville (1926, 1968, 2015), and a 30-rank Casavant at First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista (1971, 2008).

In recent years we have enjoyed concerts presented by outstanding guest organists, including Mary Preston, Jan Kraybill, the Chenault Duo, John Obetz (performing for our Organ Spectacular Concert in Oct 2008), Joel Martinson, Nathan Laube, Gail Archer, and Faythe Freese.

We are a congenial group, always ready to welcome newcomers.
When you are in our area, contact us so we can get acquainted, show you some lovely organs, entertain you a bit and become good friends.

All the best,

Ernest Whitmore, Dean
Northwest Arkansas NWA Chapter, C703
Email address below



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Contact Us – Officers for July 2015-June 2016 Program Year

Ernest Whitmore, Dean – *
Karen Sasine, Co-Sub-Dean – *
Robbie Hubbard, Co-Sub-Dean – *
Charlie Rigbsy , Treasurer – *
Jeannie Lee, Secretary – *

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