Southeastern New Jersey

 Last updated: March 14, 2018 at 16:35 pm




Our 2017-2018 Season:  

Sept 24, 2017  First United Methodist Church, Avalon NJ  


3344 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202

4:00 PM  “Maximizing the Potential of Your Small Instrument”    Nathon Bryson and guests.   SJAGO annual meeting following program. 

Sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Avalon.

Sunday October 22  Sophia’s Restaurant, located at 9314 Amherst Avenue Margate New Jersey.

4:00 PM Annual Meeting SEJAGO

Nov 2, 2017  Atlantic City St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Atlantic City NJ.

1409 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401-8092

4PM  Cristóbal de Morales and the music of Cathedral of Toledo.
5PM  Open rehearsal (AGO invited to participate) Cristóbal de Morales Requiem a 5 with Steven Ball.
7PM  Solemn High Mass for the feast of All Souls.   Cristóbal de Morales Requiem a 5.

Sponsored by the St. Nicholas of Tolentine Music program and the Parish of St. Monica.


January 6 2018  Organ Crawl

Event Details:

A joint event sponsored by the SE Jersey AGO Chapter featuring a field trip to the famous Wanamaker Organ field trip at Macy’s, Philadelphia.


January 9, 2018   Winter Social

54 LaClede Place Atlantic City NJ 08401

6:30 PM The Home of Dennis Cook and Larry Fuerman.   RSVP  to 

Sponsored by our hosts and the SJAGO/


February 24, 2018 First Presbyterian Church in Pittman, NJ

10 Wildwood Ave Pitman, NJ 08071

Time TBA Lecture/Demonstration:   “Care and Feeding for Your Pipe Organ”


March 11, 2018   The Alley

1151 South White Horse Pike Hammonton, NJ, 08037

4:00 PM “The pre-Holy Week Bowling Breather” Featuring a short program about why organists make better bowlers and as well as the inside scoop on the upcoming regional AGO convention. 

A Joint social event co-sponsored Philadelphia AGO/South Jersey AGO (and West Jersey AGO?…waiting to hear)    $20 per person (includes food).

Sponsored by the SJAGO and PAGO.


June 24, 2018   Summer Members Concert and Social at “Sweetwater”   

4:00 PM   RSVP Details TBA

Sponsored by our hosts and SJAGO









Cape Shore Chorale

Scott J. Breiner, Director




The Masterworks Choir and Orchestra

for programs:

John Gregory Bate, Musical Director and Conductor

Saint Peter United Methodist Church, 8th and Central, Ocean City



Boardwalk Hall Recitals and Tours

Monday-Friday in season (May-October excluding holidays) 12:00 Noon 1/2 hour concert, 12:30 1/2 hour tour

Every Wednesday throughout the year (excluding holidays) 10:00 AM “Behind the Scenes Tour” and 12:00 noon concert.

Free Admission.

Special Events of Interest in the Region:

November 5, 2017 Batsto, NJ  Pipe Organ Dedication Concert:


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Pemberton United Methodist Church
45 Hanover Street
Pemberton, NJ 08068
The Pemberton United Methodist Church is seeking an organist. The qualified candidate must be able to sight-read and play the pipe organ. The position is part-time and the compensation is $15,000. Services start at 10:45 a.m. with a Wednesday evening rehearsal.
Please contact:
Rev. William D. Carter, III



Director of Music/Organist/Choir Director
Margate Community Church
8900 Ventnor Parkway
Margate City, NJ
Tel: (609) 822-7147

 10-12 hours per week, salary negotiable.  Thursday night rehearsals, Sunday morning worship, occasional special services (Ash Wednesday / Maundy Thursday, Good Friday / Easter / 2 Christmas Eve Children’s Service at 4:00 pm  + Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7:45).  Conduct Adult Chancel Choir music and anthems (16 voices) – together for 20+ years with two paid soloists (alto and soprano).  Additional compensation for church weddings and funerals.  Help organize other musical events such as concerts, recitals, and performances that will enhance MCC musical program and function as occasional fundraisers.

Organ:  Allen Digital Renaissance 330 (3 keyboards / 72 ranks)  organ installed in 1990’s (100 voices) / recording capability Smaller, 2 Keyboard Electronic Organ in Chapel (age unknown) Extensive Music Library spanning last 50 years, Steinway Grand Piano in church Fellowship Hall (for rehearsals and concerts), Yamaha Upright Piano in Sanctuary (for worship)Carillon Bell System in church tower / tied into Organ

Please Contact:
Rev. David Flemming
Tel: (609) 822-7147



St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
1709 Arctic Avenue
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
St. Augustine’s is seeking an Organist who is versed in sacred music and liturgy.  9:00 Am service on Sundays and/or any other special services throughout the Church’s liturgical year.
Please contact:
Reverend Canon Ryan A. Boyce
1-609-541-3899 (Office)
1-609-442-9291 (Mobile)


Interim Organist

Christ Episcopal Church
500 Fourth Street
Riverton, New Jersey 08077-1240
(856) 829-1634 phone
(856) 829-2663 fax

September-October 2017

Please contact:  Rev. Cannon Richard Wrede


To post positions available on this website, please send them to our Dean Steven Ball at

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Helena Bew 609-884-7068 (H), 609-425-8112 (C),

Dennis E. Cook 609-641-2330, 609-345-7686, 609-641-6555(F),

John Curtis 609-536-8379 (H),

Sallie B. Mellem 609-884-8625 (H), 609-884-3065 (W)

Jean C. Ridgway 609-399-7186 (H), 609-398-3155 (2nd), 609-399-1833 (W)

To add or remove your name from this list, please contact Steven Ball at



Dean: Steven Ball (2014-16)

Sub-Dean:  Steven Ball Pro Tempore

Secretary: Ryan McAteer (2014-16)

Treasurer/Registrar: Dennis Cook (2014-16)

Councillor: George “Buddy” Grover (2014-16)

Councillor: David Condo (2014-17)

Councillor: Charles Gibson (2014-17)

Councillor: Scott Breiner (2014-17)



We have an exciting year of programing ahead for our chapter!!!    I am especially happy that we have a joint event featuring the Philadelphia chapter of the AGO, and that we will be welcoming so very many guests to our region with the coming regional convention in 2019.   We will need all hands on deck as we approach this important moment in our history, so there couldn’t possibly be a better time to head to a chapter event and become more involved!

Please do not hesitate to email me at with any suggestions or ideas you have for our future, how to grow our chapter and what sort of programming you would like to see.

Sincerely,  Steve Ball, Dean




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