Chapter Syllabus

2017/2018 Syllabus

Monday, October 23 – Gregorian Chant and Organ Music and Motets based on Chant led by Nick Botkins and Nicholas Bideler
Venue – St. Francis de Sales Oratory (Nick Botkins, host)
6:30 PM – Dinner ($15) – RSVP to
7:30 PM – Program

AGO-NPM Chant from AGO St. Louis on Vimeo.

Map of St. Francis de Sales – including how to enter for dinner (PDF) – if you are joining us for dinner, then use the elevator or basement entrance (highlighted in yellow).  If you are not joining us for dinner, but are attending the 7:30 presentation – the main sanctuary doors (also in yellow) will be open for the presentation.





Friday, November 10 – Fund raiser
Venue: Scottish Rite Cathedral (John Hawn, host/planner)

Saturday, January 27 – January Jubilee
Venue – Peace Lutheran Church

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Monday, February 19 – Open Console and Cocktails
Venue – Historic Trinity Lutheran in Soulard (Wesley Kassulke and Jeffrey White, hosts)
7:00 PM – we will meet at Trinity Lutheran Church where all in attendance will have a chance to play the Schantz organ. Afterwards we will gather at a local pub and continue the discussion. This is geared for our younger members, but all are welcome!

Saturday, March 10 – Organ Crawl to Springfield and Jacksonville, Illinois (all day)
We’ll travel by charter bus. In Springfield, Illinois we’ll visit the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and their 4-manual Reuter which was moved from another church and First Presbyterian Church and John Brombaugh’s Opus 35. From there we will travel to Jacksonville, Illinois where we will enjoy lunch and then visit MacMurray College and its1952 Aeolian-Skinner Organ Opus 1150, 59 rank instrument. The last stop of the day will be the 1979 – 39 stop Holtkamp Organ at Illinois College

Sunday, May, 20 – Recital by Clay Christiansen, Organist of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Venue – Manchester United Methodist Church (John Cargile, host)
3:00 pm – Recital

Monday, May 21 – Annual Dinner Meeting
Venue – Webster Groves Christian Church (Lisa Cripe, host)
6.30 PM – Dinner
7.30 PM – Meeting with Clay Christiansen as guest speaker. He will discuss his work with the tabernacle choir and the organs at Temple Square, Avis Blewett Award and Installation of Officers.

(As of May 17, 2017 ~ subject to change)

Monday, September 25 – Members’ Recital
Venue – Webster Groves Presbyterian Church (Shawn Portell and Ted Cronbaugh, hosts)
This concert will be recorded for use by the King of Instruments radio program
6.30 PM – Dinner – RSVP to
7.30 PM – Recital