Join us for the February Flourish, a conference for Church Musicians.
Saturday February 8, 2020 8:00am – 4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church 401 Darst Road and across the street at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Ch. 33 North Clay Avenue Ferguson, Missouri 63135
Register online today!
Registration fee: $30
Students age 22 and younger: $15
Download a PDF form to register by mail.
Non-AGO member participants will be offered a complimentary six-month Guild membership and subscription to The American Organist magazine.
Keynote Speaker: Jim Henry
Where do I begin?
- Moving from Piano to Organ
- Improvising Your Improvisation I and II
- Hymn Reharmonization: A Fresh Method
- There are Bells in the Closet. Now What?
- Less than a Full Handbell Choir
- Beyond the Printed Page
- Building Choral Sound
- A Kinesthetic Approach to Singing
- Nurturing Your Children’s Choir
- Introduction to Chant
- Finale ® Music Notation Software
8:00-8:45 Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast
9:45-9:15 Opening Remarks
9:15-10:15 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jim Henry
10:30-11:30 Workshop Session
11:30-1:00 Lunch, Exhibits, Prizes
1:00-2:00 Workshop Session
2:15-3:!5 Workshop Session
3:20-3:30 Closing Remarks & Hymn
- Dr. Karen Black – Chair of the Wartburg University Music Department, Professor of Music; AGO Regional Councillor.
- David Sinden, Organist & Director of Music at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in St. Louis, Missouri; co-host of podcast “All Things Rite & Musical.”
Choral / Vocal
- Choral/Vocal · Beth Duello – Director of Music at St. Charles Borromeo Church; Director of Duchesne Branch of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians.
- Dr. Jim Henry – Director of Choral Studies at University of Missouri-Saint Louis and of the award-winning Ambassadors of Harmony; composer, arranger, educator.
- Angela Marie Rocchio – Cantor at Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis; Founder of Cathedral Chant School, Peoria, IL.
- Dolan Bayless, Director of Traditional Music and Worship at Kirkwood United Methodist Church; founder and conductor of ReBELLion Handbell Ensemble.
- Nancy Helmich, Director of Music, St. Paul United Church of Christ in Lebanon, IL.
Finale® Music Notation and Hymn Arranging
- Kevin Uppercue – Managing Editor for ECS Publishing Group (E.C. Schirmer, Galaxy, MorningStar Music); composer, organist.
Registration Deadline, January 31, 2020
Register online today!