Aug
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Olivier Latry and Shin Young Lee: In Celebration of Dr. Emmet Smith’s 90th Birthday

Oliver Latry and Shin Young Lee Organ Concert
August 29, 2017 Tuesday, 7:00pm
Broadway Baptist Church
305 W Broadway Ave.
Fort Worth, TX76104

This concert will honor our long time member and Herndon Professor of Music, Emeritus at Texas Christian UniversityDr. Emmet Smith. A reception with birthday cake will follow in the church parish hall.
Admission is free and open to the public.

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Sep
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Christopher Houlihan, Organist: St. Mark's Anniversary Concert

Christopher Houlihan, Organist: St. Mark's Anniversary Concert
September 15, 2017 Friday 7:30pm
St. Mark's Anglican Church
2024 S. Collins St.
Arlington, TX 76010

On Friday, September 15, 2017, at 7:30 pm, St. Mark’s will celebrate the 10th anniversary of our wonderful Casavant organ with a very special organ concert by virtuoso organist Christopher Houlihan. He is currently one of the rising stars in the organ world. The concert is free and open to the public, and St. Mark’s Parish invites all to join in this celebration. 

For a PDF poster, click here

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Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Dr. Larry Palmer, Organist

October 13, 2017 Friday, 7:00pm
St. Alban’s Anglican Church
911 S Davis Dr.
Arlington, TX 76013
Larry Palmer, Organist

Dr. Larry Palmer, retired professor of organ and harpsichord from SMU will perform on the 2-manual Ross King organ. A reception follows in the parish hall.
Admission is free and open to the public.

 

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Jun
17
3:00pm 3:00pm

GEORGE BOZEMAN ALL-BACH RECITAL

GEORGE BOZEMAN ALL-BACH RECITAL

SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 3:00PM

St Vincent's Cathedral

1300 Forest Ridge Drive

Bedford, TX 76022

 

George Bozeman, native Texan and nationally-known organist and organ builder, will play an all-Bach program on the 3-manual Redman organ at St. Vincent's Cathedral in Bedford on Sunday, June 18, at 3pm
He has described the program as "Pictures at an Exhibition," emphasizing Bach's use of pictorial motifs in his chorale-preludes.  He will frame these with an early free work at the beginning of the program and finish with the well-known Piece d'Orgue. 

Bozeman is in Texas to present a program on Tracker Organ Building in the Southwest at the Dallas AGO Regional Convention this coming week.

The program is being offered in memory of Marion and George Midgley, long-time members of St. Vincent's and of the Fort Worth Chapter AGO.

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Jun
11
10:00pm10:00pm

PIPEDREAMS from the Meyerson: October 2016

An upcoming PIPEDREAMS program features the October PIPEDREAMS LIVE! at the Meyerson program (with

four Texas soloists, James Diaz, Scott Dettra, Jonathan Gregoire and Monica Czausz)

The program will air on WRR-101.1FM, Dallas on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 10PM.

Online audio is also available, and will go live to this web address as of June 5:

http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/listings/2017/1723/

It also should be available (via portable digital media) at this address:

http://www.yourclassical.org/programs/pipedreams/episodes/2017/04/06/05

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May
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

AGO Fort Worth May Event: Michael Hey, Organist

Michael Hey, Organist
May 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
St. Stephen Presbyterian Church
2700 McPherson Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76109

 

The St. Stephen Special Series, in conjunction with the Fort Worth chapter of the American Guild of Organists, is pleased to announce a recital by concert organist Michael Hey on Friday May 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM in the sanctuary of St. Stephen Presbyterian Church. A reception will follow. More information about Mr. Hey and his program will be made available soon both in The Sentinel and on the St. Stephen web site. Mark your calendars now – you won’t want to miss this exciting young artist whose performance was described as “vividly played” by The New York Times.

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May
18
12:00pm12:00pm

Peggy Graff, Organist

Peggy Graff, Organist
Thursday, May 18, 2017
First United Methodist Church
800 W 5th St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

This 30 minute recital will feature works by Couperin, Bach, Franck, and Howells performed on the Dan Garland 5-manual, 160-rank pipe organ.  A light lunch will follow the recital in Wesley Hall ($5 donation).  

 

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May
7
3:00pm 3:00pm

Joshua Lang, Organist, Good Shepherd Anglican Church

Joshua Lang, Organist
Sunday May 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Good Shepherd Anglican Church
3600 Fall Creek Highway

Granbury, TX 76049

 

This is a celebration organ recital of the Feast of the Good Shepherd. Music for the Easter season as well as congregational sung hymns based on the Good Shepherd theme are included. The organ is the former instrument in chapter member Genie Guynn's home. Reception afterwards.

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Apr
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

World Premiere of CHRISTUS by S. Andrew Lloyd

World Premiere of CHRISTUS
April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
1000 Penn St. 
Fort Worth, TX 76102

CHRISTUS
Come hear the World Premiere of CHRISTUS
a new nine movement choir and organ work by S. Andrew Lloyd

Performed by the Choral Artists of Fort Worth with Ryan Chatterton as conductor, 
and S. Andrew Lloyd at the organ

Featuring soloists from the Fort Worth Symphony, and UNT faculty:
Carol Harlos: Cello
Jeffrey Snider: Baritone
Jennifer Youngs: Soprano
Julia Bushkova: Violin
William Joyner: Tenor

See these video links for "behind-the-scenes" footage:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA1jDsg8cxc

https://vimeo.com/202033772

 

Encore Performance
May 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Christ the King Catholic Church
8017 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX

 

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Mar
4
7:30pm 7:30pm

Jeremy Filsell, Organist

Jeremy Filsell, Organist

Saturday, March 4, 2017 7:30pm
St. Monica Catholic Church
9933 Midway Road
Dallas, TX   75220

Mr. Filsell's program includes his transcription of the Symphonic Dances of Sergei Rachmaninov. His recording of the Rachmaninov has received world-wide acclaim. It will be a wonderful evening of music!

Reception following the recital

 

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Feb
25
10:00am10:00am

AGO Fort Worth February Event: Exploring Online Publishers and Composers

Exploring Online Publishers and Composers

Saturday, February 25, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

St. Vincent’s Cathedral, Bedford

1300 Forest Ridge Dr

Bedford, TX 76022

Coordinated by Fort Worth and Dallas AGO Sub-Deans

Joint program with Dallas AGO Chapter

Supplement your service-playing literature with outstanding music from publishers and composers who distribute their scores mainly online. Members of both Dallas and Fort Worth AGO chapters will present and perform organ literature that is refreshing and new to you and your congregations. With the vast amount of online options, it might be overwhelming to look for scores. New scores from current composers will be presented to help augment and add more variety in your service-playing literature.

 

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Feb
22
4:00pm 4:00pm

Organ Recital and Hymn & Hymn Sing: Kyla Rosenberger, Organist

Organ Recital & Hymn Sing: A Ministers Week Event

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

4:00pm

University Christian Church

2720 S University Dr

Fort Worth, TX 76109

Including music by English, American, German and French composers: John Cook, Craig Phillips, J.S. Bach, Eugène Gigout and Henri Mulet.

Featuring FWAGO member and Former Dean, Kyla K. Rosenberger, CAGO. Kyla serves as Senior Organist and Director of Worship & Arts at UCC.

 

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Feb
19
5:00pm 5:00pm

St. Mark's Anglican Evensong

Sunday, February 19th, 5:00pm
St. Mark's Church, Anglican
2024 S. Collins St.
Arlington, TX 76010

 

Special Evensong in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the new sanctuary of St. Mark’s Church, Anglican in Arlington. 

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in C Major by Charles V. Stanford; Anthem “Terribilis est locus iste,” based on the Gregorian Introit for the dedication of a church, by Linton Powell.

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Jan
4
10:45am10:45am

Let's Get Acquainted

“Let’s Get Acquainted”  with the new Johannes organ at:
Marty Leonard Chapel
3131 Sanguinet St
Fort Worth, TX 76107(Hulen and West Freeway)

 Wednesday, January 4,  2017. 10:45 am
 The chapel is famous nationally for its architecture, and the new organ was custom designed to match the character of this sacred space.Dale Bench and Ed Ackermann were consultants on the construction and installation.  They will host this event for our chapter.

Bring your organ shoes and a piece to play if you choose.

We will have a Dutch lunch at noon.

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Nov
6
7:01pm 7:01pm

Festival of Church Music

November 6, 2016 Sunday,  7:00pm
Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Festival of Church Music


Come hear this wonderful festival of church music, performers include: Bob Chilcott, Festival Conductor, Mary Preston, Festival Organist, featuring a 400-voice combined choir from 27 North and East Texas churches

Tickets are $10-$35. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with a purchase of adult tickets in the Dress Circle or Grand Tier.

You can buy tickets by purchasing at a participating church, ordering online from www.churchmusicinstitute.org, calling Church Music Institute at 214-751-7669 or ordering by mail using form on brochure. Mail to:

The Church Music Institute
7557 Rambler Road, Ste. 420
Dallas, TX 75231.

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Nov
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

AGO Fort Worth November Event: A Celebration of Life - An All Saints Concert

 “A Celebration of Life – An All Saints Concert”

Sunday, November 6, 2016 7:00 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
800 W 5th St. 
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Bradley Hunter Welch, organist

The Choirs of First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, co-sponsored by the Fort Worth AGO

Mr. Welch will perform an organ concerto with orchestra, and FUMC FW choirs will perform Vaughn Williams“Serenade to Music” and Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living”

 

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Oct
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Theater Organ Concert Featuring Christian Elliott

October 23, 2016 Sunday 7:00 pm

Arborlawn United Methodist Church
5001 Briarhaven Road
Fort Worth, TX 76109

Theater Organ Concert Featuring Christian Elliott

Christian performs solo organ engagements and silent film presentations across the United States, and was named "Organist of the Year" by the American Theater Organ Society in 2009. Christian will perform a number of Broadway selections as well as a silent film presentation, Phantom of the Opera. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

 

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Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

OUR OCTOBER EVENT: Revitalizing Hymns with Instrumental Arrangements

October 22, 2016 Saturday 10:00am - 12:00 noon

First United Methodist Church, Hurst

521 W Pipeline Rd

Hurst, TX 76053

Revitalizing Hymns with Instrumental Arrangements

Guillermo Martinez, program coordinator

FWAGO members will be joined by instrumentalists, presenting

hymn arrangements for congregational singing for solo and multiple instruments.

Freshen up your festival hymns as well as those used weekly.

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Oct
19
9:30am 9:30am

Let's Get Acquainted

October 19, 2016 Wednesday, 9:30am
1001 Arlena Dr.
Arlington, TX 76012
Let’s Get Acquainted


Come play two Ross King organs, first the organ in the residence of chapter member and director, Charlene Dorsey, then the instrument at St. Alban’s Anglican Church (911 S. Davis Drive, Arlington, TX 76013), we will first meet at Charlene’s home, address above. If his schedule permits Ross King will be there to tell us about the organ he built for her in her home in 1972.  Next we will go to St. Alban’s
which is three miles away and visit the organ Ross installed in 2012. Please bring your organ shoes and plan to try out these two very different Ross King creations. Please come and “get acquainted” withCharlene, Ross, Jeanette and the other AGO members who want to meet you.
Dutch lunch will happen around noon at a nearby restaurant.

Any questions contact Jeanette Keim: jeanpiano@aol.com.

 

 

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Oct
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Organist: GEORGE BAKER in recital

October 16, 2016 Sunday,  7:00pm

Broadway Baptist Church

305 W. Broadway Avenue

Fort Worth 76104

Organist: GEORGE BAKER in recital

Many of you remember George Baker's breathtaking recital at Broadway during our 1999 Regional Convention. That program marked his return to the music world after many years of devoting himself to medicine, and demonstrated to all in attendance that he still possessed the abilities that had enabled him to win the AGO National and the Grand Prix de Chartres twenty years before. Since then, he has distinguished himself as a composer as well as performer, and as an advocate and teacher of the art of improvisation. Baker's recital is one of three to be presented this season in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Rildia Bee Cliburn organ at Broadway. 

Admission is free and open to the public

 

 

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Oct
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

10th Lutheran Hymn Festival - A Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

October 16, 2016 Sunday, 7:00 pm

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

2301 Flora Street

Dallas, Texas 75201

Dr. David Cherwien, Organist

10th Lutheran Hymn Festival - A Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Featuring text and/or tunes by Dr. Martin Luther
Tickets are $15 & $10 reserved:  http://lutheranhymnfestival.org/tickets.html

 

 

 

 

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Oct
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Alcee Chris, Organist

October 7, 2016 Friday 7pm

St. Alban's Anglican Church

911 South Davis Dive

Arlington, Texas 76013

Organ recital by Alcee Chriss

Come and hear someone who is booked to play at the AGO Regional Convention in Dallas, June, 2017.

No admission charge and a reception will follow

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Oct
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Nathan Laube, Organist

October 7, 2016 Friday, 7PM

First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls

909 10th Street

Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Nathan Laube, Organist

Nathan Laube (a Grammy Award winner!) is going to give an organ concert for our annual Elizabeth Prothro Organ Concert Series

Phone number is 940-766-4231

The admission is free and open to the public.

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