Events

Jan
18
Sat
A Composer’s Perspective with Gerald Near, Composer @ St. Michael's and All Angels Church
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am

Gerald Near is an American church musician and composer.  He studied with Leslie Bassett (composition), Robert Glasgow (organ) and Elizabeth AH Green (conducting) as well as being a composition student for Leo Sowerby at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

He has served as choirmaster at the Calvary Church in Rochester, Minnesota, organist at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, Texas, and composer in residence at the Cathedral of St. John, Denver, Colorado.  Eventually he became the choirmaster and cantor at the Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Gerald is the current Director of Music at St. Francis in the Valley Episcopal church in Green Valley.

Near has composed predominantly church music, including masses, motets and chorales as well as organ works, u. a. a Classical Style suite for organ and flute and a triptych for harpsichord.

Light refreshments to follow the workshop.

Jan
19
Sun
Pre-Evensong Organ Concert – Lawrence Kuipers, organist @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm

Saint Philip’s offers Choral Evensong based on the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, preceded by a brief organ concert, on every third Sunday of the program year (October through May); the recital begins at 4:00pm; Evensong, led by the Saint Nicholas Choir and Schola Cantorum, follows at 4:30pm.  

Free-will offerings are collected to help pay an honorarium to our guest artists.

Feb
7
Fri
Dana Robinson, organ @ St. Alban's Episcopal Church
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm

Dana Robinson, organ.

Feb
9
Sun
Jacob Benda, Organ – Roy A. Johnson Memorial Organ Series @ Holsclaw Hall - University of Arizona
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Concert organist and recording artist Jacob Benda will present an exciting program spotlighting works by American composers Pamela Decker, Clarence Mader, Stephen Paulus and others.

Feb
14
Fri
Dr. Kimberly Marshall Organ Concert @ Catalina United Methodist Church
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm

This concert is co-sponsored by the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

This is a free event for all SAAGO Chapter members.

Check in with David Horr in the narthex when you arrive.

Feb
16
Sun
Pre-Evensong Organ Concert – Ashley Strawser, organist @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm

Saint Philip’s offers Choral Evensong based on the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, preceded by a brief organ concert, on every third Sunday of the program year (October through May); the recital begins at 4:00pm; Evensong, led by the Saint Nicholas Choir and Schola Cantorum, follows at 4:30pm.  

Free-will offerings are collected to help pay an honorarium to our guest artists.

Mar
8
Sun
Bach Bash – Christ Church United Methodist @ Christ Church United Methodist
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm

Come and enjoy everything that is Bach!  The duet from Cantata 78 will be heard as well as some major organ works of J.S. Bach.

Chapter members playing are: Dr. John Brobeck, Dr. Jeffrey Campbell, Quinton Hearst, and Dr. Doug Leightenheimer.

This event is open to the public – invite your church members and friends.  Who knows, maybe even JS Bach himself will make an appearance!

Come and hear this magnificent Schlicker pipe organ.

A reception will follow the concert.

Mar
15
Sun
Pre-Evensong Organ Concert – Dennis Grannan, organist @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm

Saint Philip’s offers Choral Evensong based on the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, preceded by a brief organ concert, on every third Sunday of the program year (October through May); the recital begins at 4:00pm; Evensong, led by the Saint Nicholas Choir and Schola Cantorum, follows at 4:30pm.  

Free-will offerings are collected to help pay an honorarium to our guest artists.

Mar
20
Fri
Bradley Hunter Welch – Catalina United Methodist Church @ Catalina United Methodist Church
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

Bradley Hunter Welch, Organist, Myerson Symphony. and Center Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX

Mar
22
Sun
Stephen Keyl, organ, performing Bach’s Orgelbüchlein @ St. Alban's Episcopal Church
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm

Stephen Keyl, organ.  Performing Bach’s Orgelbüchlein

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