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Our 2016-17 program year began July 1, 2016. Please consider joining our Guild or renewing your membership today!  You may do so securely online through the AGO National Organization.  If you are a new member, click here, and if you are renewing a previous membership, click here.


Calendar of 2016-2017 Chapter Programs 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Installation of Chapter Officers and Seminar "The Historically Informed Arranger" by Dr. Robert Horton at Living God Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA.


Monday, November 14, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Rev. Robert Kettering discusses "The Spiritual Nurture of the Church Musician" at

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA.  Shopping the Music Repository will be open, refreshments will be provided.


Friday, December 30, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

"Christmas at the Organ: Carol Sing and Recital;" Seasonal Music by Lancaster Chapter AGO Members at Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 West Orange Street, Lititz, PA.


Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

January Jumpstart at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter AGO.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Playing to the Strengths of the Organ"; Part 1 of 2: Sounds and Shapes.  Tour and discussion at R. J. Brunner and Company, 3540 Marietta Avenue, Mountville, PA.

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 10 AM - 12 PM.

Playing to the Strengths of the OrganPart 2 of 2: Artistic Registration. Seminar by Dr. Ross Ellison at Millersville University, 1 South George Street, Millersville, PA

Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Maestro Linda Tedford and the Messiah College Chamber Singers present a demonstration and seminar "Building Choral Tone" at Neffsville Mennonite Church, 2371 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA.

Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm 

Lancaster Chapter AGO Annual Banquet. Dinner to be served at 6 p.m.  A musical program and chapter officer elections will follow at 7 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.  A suggested donation of $10 is asked of all attending; donations will be accepted at the door. 

Location: Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave, Lancaster, PA

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7 p.m. 

Lancaster Summer Arts Organ Recital (venue TBA). Members of the Lancaster Chapter AGO in recital.  A freewill offering will be received to raise money for the Lunt-McConnell and Beginning Organist Scholarships which are awarded annually to financially supplement the continuation of serious study of the organ by a qualified applicant.

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