Choral Evensong at Church of the Apostles @ Episcopal Church of the Apostles
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm

Music heard at the service will include Magnificat by Robert Fayrfax, heard by Henry VIII at his coronation in 1509; Nunc Dimittis by Christopher Tye; Prayers and Responses by William Smith of Durham; and an Arizona premiere, “Jerusalem” from The Arc in the Sky, composed in 2018 by Kile Smith for the Crossing Choir. Hymns: Christ, mighty Savior and The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended. Directed by Elliot Jones.

Larry Kuipers, organist – Roy A. Johnson Memorial Organ Series @ Holsclaw Hall - University of Arizona
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The dean of the Southern Arizona American Guild of Organists will offer performances of large-scale works, including Bach’s Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major and the Sonata No. 1 in G Minor by René Louis Becker – a post-Romantic composer whose works are becoming increasingly popular.





– Program –

A Fancy (from My Lady Nevell Virginal Book)                                                William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)


Organ Sonata No. 1 in g Minor, Opus 40                                                 Rene Louis Becker (1882-1956)

  1. Praeludium Festivum
  2. Dialogue
  3. Scherzo
  4. Prayer
  5. Toccata


Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C Major, BWV 564                            Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)


Five Wayside Impressions in New England                                   Harry Alexander Matthews (1879-1973)

  1. Beneath the Pines ( Reverie)
  2. Beyond the Horizon (Retrospection)
  3. At Dawn (Caprice)
  4. Evening Song (Idyl)
  5. Song of the Sea (Toccata)
Gabriel Fauré Requiem – St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

All Souls Requiem sung by the Canterbury Choir at 7:00pm with a reception following the service

November 2 @ 7 pm Commemoration of the Feast of All Souls

Requiem of Gabriel Faure

Saint Philip’s Choirs with Chamber Ensemble and Organ


November 3 Feast of All Saints

9:00 am & 11:15 am Choral Eucharist

John Rutter “Gloria” and “Psalm 150”

Saint Philip’s Choirs with Brass Ensemble, Percussion and Organ

Gloria and Psalm 150, John Rutter @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Gloria and Psalm 150 by John Rutter will be presented on Sunday morning at the

9:00 am and 11:15 am services.

Dedication POSTPONED @ Dove of Peace Lutheran Church
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm

The dedication of the organ at Dove of Peace will be rescheduled. The new date and time will be posted here when available.

Shin-Young Lee, organist – Catalina United Methodist Church @ Catalina United Methodist Church
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Non-Winded Organ Crawl
Nov 16 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

We will be visiting a few very outstanding non-winded organs that our chapter members play each week as part of their church organist positions.

A short presentation by each of the host organists will be followed by an open console affording anyone to try out these instruments for themselves.

Feel free to bring along a sack lunch.

We will start the organ tour at Resurrection Lutheran.  Since this is a local tour we are not organizing a carpool meeting spot.  Members who wish to carpool are free to do so.

Itinerary: (times subject to change)

10:30 am – 11:45am — Resurrection Lutheran – 11575 N. 1st Ave, Oro Valley (85737)
3 manual Rodgers digital

12:00am – 1:15 pm — St. Andrew’s Presbyterian – 7650 N. Paseo del Norte (85704)
4 manual Allen digital

1:45 pm – 3:00pm — Tanque Verde Lutheran – 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road (85749)
2 manual AOB  analog


Pre-Evensong Organ Concert – Jean-Pierre Gabriels, organist @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Nov 17 @ 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.

Cantata “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland” BWV 61, J.S. Bach @ St. Philip's Episcopal Church
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

The cantata “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland,  BWV 61, J.S. Bach  will be presented on Sunday morning at the 9:00 am and 11:15 am services.

Dean’s Dinner and Social – Location Changed @ Residence of Larry Kuipers
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please note the location change for this event.  We will be having this evening social time and dinner at the home of our Dean, Larry Kuipers.

Join your fellow chapter members for an evening social time and dinner.

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