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Join Our Guild or Renew Your Membership Today

Our 2013-14 program year begins July 1, 2013. Please consider joining our Guild or renewing your membership today!  You may download the membership form here.

Upcoming Chapter Events

Take special note of the first Chapter meeting to be held on September 23, 7:00 p.m. at Highland Presbyterian Church. Gary Garletts will be leading us through a series of Choral Rehearsal Techniques, with a guest ensemble from the Chester County Choral Society.  Since the Church choir season has just begun, be sure to take this one in and get your singers off to an “excellent” start.

Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m., Workshop/Seminar on the Works of Rheinberger by Bruce Stevens at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lancaster.  Continental breakfast will be available at 10:00 a.m.

Monday, November 18, 7:00 p.m., Organ Practice Techniques by Shelly Moorman Stahlman at Trinity Lutheran in Mount Joy.

Saturday, January 18, 8:00 a.m., January JumpStart at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.  Transportation details to follow.

The 2013-14 Lancaster Organ Showcase

Bruce Stevens on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 – 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster. Mr. Stevens is instructor of organ at the University of Richmond and organist emeritus of the historic Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond.

Nigel Potts on Saturday, April 26, 2014 – 7:00 p.m. at Lititz Church of the Brethren. Mr. Potts is organist & choirmaster of Christ & Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in New York City. At 10:30 a.m. on the day of the concert, Mr. Potts will make a presentation for our chapter on British organ music of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Congratulations to our Spring 2013 Lunt-McConnell and Beginning Organist Scholarship Winners!

Maria Howe, Barsumian Beginning Organist Scholar
Genevieve Hash, Lunt-McConnell Scholar
Rachel Schulz, Lunt-McConnell Scholar
Scott Hummel, Lunt-McConnell Study Award Recipient
Ethan Nixon, Lunt-McConnell Study Award Recipient
Daniel Rothermel, Lunt-McConnell Study Award Recipient

Our Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the American Guild of Organists is to promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles, to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and to provide a forum for mutual support, inspiration, and education of Guild members.

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