April 2014 Newsletter

The Opus – April 2014 – PDF file “Organ + 1” Recital For the last few years, the Members’ Recital has been a regular event in the program lineup. We have used venues such as Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, Graham Chapel, and Trinity Presbyterian Church … Continue readingApril 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Newsletter

The Opus – March 2014 – PDF file IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP Our March program is an Improvisation Workshop with Richard K. Fitzgerald. I met Richard about a year ago through our mutual friend Richard Thompson (guild member). Richard is a world-class performer, teacher, and improviser—we’re very … Continue readingMarch 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Newsletter

The Opus – February 2014 – PDF file OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN RECITAL “The youth are the future.” Verbatim or some version thereof, we’ve all heard this before. As I make my way further and further away from the “youth” category, I am beginning to see … Continue readingFebruary 2014 Newsletter

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January 2014 Newsletter

The Opus – January 2014 – PDF file A CHORAL “READ THROUGH” While the information below pertains to our January events, I’m writing this on the evening of the Third Sunday of Advent—“Gaudete!” Rejoice, for Advent is almost over and it’s time to seal the … Continue readingJanuary 2014 Newsletter

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November 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – November 2013 – PDF file Organ Crawl Our November program is for the curious organists of our chapter. Judging by that statement, we should have an outstanding crowd! We will visit four different churches that all have significant organs. The locations include … Continue readingNovember 2013 Newsletter

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October 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – Oct 2013 – PDF file THREE EVENTS—RECITAL, MASTER CLASS, AND WEBSTER UNIVERSITY SINGERS We have three outstanding events in October that are sure to spark everyone’s interest. On Friday, October 11th at 8 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral Concerts will host a recital … Continue readingOctober 2013 Newsletter

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May 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – May 2013 – PDF file ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET AND MEMBERS’ RECITAL A special thank you to Dr. Nicole Aldrich, Director of Choral Studies at Washington University and Director of Music at University United Methodist Church, for stepping in for Dr. Trent Patterson … Continue readingMay 2013 Newsletter

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April 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – April 2013 – PDF file Choral Music and Rehearsal Techniques Our second to last program of the year will focus on choral music and rehearsal techniques. As a community of primarily church musicians, it’s important for us to continue to discover new … Continue readingApril 2013 Newsletter

March 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – March 2013 – PDF file From the Dean… I hope this issue of the OPUS arrives to find each of you totally caught up and well-rehearsed for the many musical demands of this season. There have been a few organists who have … Continue readingMarch 2013 Newsletter

2012 August Executive Committee Minutes

  SAINT LOUIS AGO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING MINUTES Monday, August 20, 2012 7:00 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church 6800 Washington Avenue Saint Louis, MO  63130   Attendees: Dean: Bill Wade Sub-Dean:  excused Treasurer: Dennis York Secretary:  Cathy Cassy                         Executive Committee Present: Kathleen Bolduan, John Cargile, … Continue reading2012 August Executive Committee Minutes

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2012 May Executive Committee Minutes

  SAINT LOUIS AGO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING MINUTES Monday, May 14, 2012 7:00 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church 6800 Washington Avenue Saint Louis, MO  63130   Attendees: Dean: Henry Evans Sub-Dean:  excused Treasurer: Dennis York Secretary:  Cathy Cassy                         Executive Committee Present: Bob Chamberlin, David Erwin, … Continue reading2012 May Executive Committee Minutes

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Chapter Bylaws, revised 2012

AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS ST. LOUIS CHAPTER OPERATING PROCEDURES AND BYLAWS Revised and Approved January, 2012 AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS STATEMENT OF PURPOSE The American Guild of Organists is the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. Founded in 1896 in New … Continue readingChapter Bylaws, revised 2012

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About Our Chapter

The Saint Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists The chapter now known as the Saint Louis Chapter #633 of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) was originally chartered as the Missouri Chapter on October 23, 1911.  In February of 1955, we officially became … Continue readingAbout Our Chapter

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Welcome to the Saint Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists! The purpose of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is to promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles, to encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music, and to … Continue readingHome

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February 2013 Newsletter

The Opus – February 2013 – PDF file Events in February Event: Rededication Recital given by Frederick Hohman Event: Lecture and Conversation with Frederick Hohman Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013 Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 Location: Third Baptist Church620 North Grand BoulevardSt. Louis, MO 63103 … Continue readingFebruary 2013 Newsletter

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