WELCOME TO THE SOUTHEAST JERSEY CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS!
Our 2017-2018 Season:
Sept 24, 2017 First United Methodist Church, Avalon NJ
–PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, FUTURE DATE TBA–
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: https://www.agohq.org/chapters/southwestjersey/
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 email@example.com
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 in “Sweetwater” at Batsto.
4:00 PM Batsto Church
Recital Featuring Members of the SEJAGO
4PM Batsto Church
4200 Nesco Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Please RSVP to info@StevenBall.com or (609) 515-5857 no later than Friday June 15 if you would like to participate in the program as a performer.
The instrument is an Italian Positive built by Daniel Tacinni featured in the Press of Atlantic City article here: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/tiny-church-big-crowd-for-pipe-organ-dedication/article_21c6ab1f-2ee0-5146-8ed6-c3b0f1c468e8.html
This program is the final event of our SEJAGO season and will include the swearing in of new officers as well as a reception with refreshments.
Sponsored by our hosts at Pinelands UMC and SJAGO
ONGOING EVENTS IN OUR REGION:
Cape Shore Chorale
Scott J. Breiner, Director
The Masterworks Choir and Orchestra
for programs: www.masterworkschoirocnj.org
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.
Special Events of Interest in the Region:
November 5, 2017 Batsto, NJ Pipe Organ Dedication Concert:
To include your event on this website, please send it to info@StevenBall.com
Director of Music/Organist/Choir Director
Margate Community Church
8900 Ventnor Parkway
Margate City, NJ
Tel: (609) 822-7147
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
Tel: (609) 822-7147
Christ Episcopal Church
500 Fourth Street
Riverton, New Jersey 08077-1240
(856) 829-1634 phone
(856) 829-2663 fax
Please contact: Rev. Cannon Richard Wrede
To post positions available on this website, please send them to our Dean Steven Ball
Search our national database by following the link here https://www.agohq.org/careers/positions-available/
Helena Bew 609-884-7068 (H), 609-425-8112 (C), Email
Dennis E. Cook 609-641-2330, 609-345-7686, 609-641-6555(F), Email
John Curtis 609-536-8379 (H), Email
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 Email
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)
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
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 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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