Events

Oct
9
Sat
The Fascinating Art of Pipe Making – Ken Yukl @ St. Mark's Presbyterian Church
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Fascinating Art of Pipe Making, Ken Yukl, Pipe Maker

Join your colleagues for an interesting program on the art of pipe making.
Ken will discuss and share images of the various stages of pipe making, illustrating the various options for arriving at that end result.

Saturday, October 9, 10:00 AM,  St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church – 3903 E 3rd Street, Tucson  85716

Nov
21
Sun
Showcase Concert “Organ Music of the German Romantics” @ Northminster Presbyterian Church
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Organ music of the German Romantics is the theme of this year’s Showcase Concert.  Participation in the Showcase is open to all members of the chapter.  If you are interested in participating, please send your choice(s), around 10 minutes in length total, to program committee member, David Gay at dgay@math.arizona.edu.

The pieces should be by composers of the German romantics, such as Mendelssohn, Schumann, Rheinberger, Brahms, Karg-Elert, or Reger

Dec
4
Sat
Dean’s Holiday Social @ The residence of Janet Tolman, Dean
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Annual Dean’s Holiday Social.

Jan
22
Sat
Pedals, Pipes and Pizza @ St. Mark's Presbyterian Church
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Annual chapter event that introduces the pipe organ to the new student.

A demonstration of how the pipe organ works and sounds.

Students will receive a 25 minutes hands on lesson and will be able to play their selected piece at the conclusion.

Of course there will be Pizza afterwards.  We don’t want pizza sticky fingers on the organ consoles, which is why we eat after the program.

This is offered to any student at absolutely no cost to them.  Deadline for reservations is TBD

Feb
13
Sun
Dr. Jeffrey Campbell – “Making All Things New” @ Saint Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church
Feb 13 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

This workshop will focus on newly composed Hymn-Tune Preludes suitable for the entire church year. 

Examples from the recently published 7 volume “Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists” will focus on the work of prominent American & British composers, who bring a great variety of invention to their interpretations of classic and universally loved hymn tunes. 

Or own Dr. Pamela Decker is one of the composers features in this series!

Mar
13
Sun
“Celebrating Women Composers” @ St.Michael's and All Angels Episcopal Church
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Apr
23
Sat
“Andrew Carnegie and The Organ: A Unique Philanthropy” @ TBA
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Over a forty year period, Andrew Carnegie donated over 7,000 pipe organs.  Was this “curious: form of philanthropy an extension of his Gospel of Wealth philosophy?  Was Andrew Carnegie a true devotee of the pipe organ. 

Find out the answers and much more on Saturday, April 23, 3022 @ 10:00am.  Presenter is William Kuhlman, Professor Emeritus at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

May
14
Sat
Organ Crawl
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

We will visit several organ installations in and around Tucson.  Some may be in a residence, or perhaps a church or other building.

Locations to be determined … stay tuned and watch for further announcements in The Cypher.

Jun
5
Sun
End of the year Social Event and Business Meeting @ TBA
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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