Nov
8
10:30 AM10:30

Let's Get Acquainted: St. Stephen Presbyterian Church

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 10:30am
St. Stephen Presbyterian Church
2700 McPherson Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Let's Get Acquainted Series

 

 

We've been invited to St. Stephen Presbyterian by organist Mitchell Crawford for a “ Let's Get Acquainted”  event on Wed. Nov 8, 2017 at 10:30am. Come hear and play the 4 manual 77-rank Dan Garland organ in the large cathedral like space of St. Stephen Presbyterian Church. The nave is roughly 200 feet long (maybe more). Come meet new members of the FWAGO, play some music for us we maybe have not heard, and try out one of Fort Worth's fine instruments. Dutch lunch afterwards. Open to AGO members only.

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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

AGO November Event: TCU Award Winning Students Organ Recital

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Robert Carr Chapel
2855 S University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129


Four outstanding TCU organ students of H. Joseph Butler will perform on the Ross King organ in TCU’s Robert Carr Chapel.
The chapel has just undergone a complete renovation including some additions to the organ. 
Timothy Shewmaker, Isaac Foreman, David Preston, and Joshua Ridenour will present works of Bach, Boehm, Vierne, Langlais, and Liszt.

Come support the youngest generation of organists in the beautiful setting of Robert Carr Chapel.

Parking is behind the chapel, at Princeton Street/Greene Avenue.
http://www.maps.tcu.edu/Map.aspx?c=VISITOR%20PARKING

For a PDF poster of this event click here
 

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Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Johann Vexo, Organist at Broadway Baptist Church

 

Sunday, October 1, 2017 – 7:00pm
Johann Vexo, Organist
Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas
305 W Broadway Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104

 

Come hear Johann Vexo play at Broadway Baptist church in Fort Worth on the world-renowned 191 rank Casavant 5 manual organ.

Click here to view his recital program

Click here to view his biography.

Admission is free and open to the public.

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Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

AGO Fort Worth September Event: Opening Dinner and Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m
The Star Cafe

111 W. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
In the Fort Worth Stockyards

 


Welcome to the new FWAGO year!

 

Join fellow organists and friends for dinner, our opening meeting, and a presentation on the AGOYO – come find out what that means!

 

The Star Cafe is owned by FWAGO member Betty Boles and her husband Don. Come enjoy the true personality of ‘Where the West Begins’ in the heart of Fort Worth’s Stockyards. The full menu is available for our dinner meeting – appetizers, steaks, sandwiches, fresh salads, and desserts, as well as a full service bar. The Star will prepare individual tickets for members, adding an 18% gratuity.

 

RSVP by Wednesday, 9/20 to guimart@swbell.net

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Sep
15
7:30 PM19:30

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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Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

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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Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

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
10:00 PM22:00

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
7:30 PM19:30

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
12:00 PM12:00

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
3:00 PM15:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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
7:30 PM19:30

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
10:00 AM10:00

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
4:00 PM16:00

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
5:00 PM17:00

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
10:45 AM10:45

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
7:01 PM19:01

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
7:00 PM19:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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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