Getting Ready for AGO

We go to a lot of conferences each year, but few stir as much excitement and preparation from us as the biennial national conference of The American Guild of Organists. We have several performances and sessions coming up at this year’s AGO that we don’t want you to miss! Check out our full schedule below.
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AGO 2018

Tuesday, July 3

Book Signing with Haig Mardirosian, author of Vox Humana: Essays about the Pipe Organ and Those Who Play It
10:00-11:00 pm- Sheraton Hotel, ECS Booth

Wednesday, July 4

Reading Session – Music for Organ and Instruments
9:00-9:45 am – Sheraton Hotel, Chouteau

Stephen Hamilton Session – Church Organ Music Repertoire Published in the Last Year
11:30-12:15 pm – Sheraton Hotel, Chicago A

Hymn Festival: The Peaceable Kingdom
Featuring the premiere of Mary Beth Bennett‘s Deep River, Winner of the AGO/ECS Award, as well as James E. Bobb‘s When the Poor Ones, and Tom Trenney on the organ.
3:15-4:30 pm – Helzberg Hall

Thursday, July 5

Choral Reading Session
9:00-9:45 am – Sheraton Hotel, Chouteau

World Premiere – Frank Ferko‘s Cartes postales de la guerre (Postcards from the War)
Benjamin Sheen, Organ; Julia Scozzafava, Mezzo-Soprano
1:30-2:30 pm – St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

St. Cecilia Recital – David Conte‘s Soliloquy
Todd Wilson, Organ
7:30-8:30 pm – Community of Christ Temple

Friday, July 6

Recital – Herbert Howell‘s Rhapsody in C-Sharp, Op. 17, No. 3
Damin Spritzer, Organ
2:30-3:30 pm – Grand Temple UMC

And as always, we’d love to get to know you at our booth, stop by anytime the exhibit hall is open!

Monday, July 2, 2:00pm – 6:00 pm and 10:00-11:45 pm
Tuesday, July 3, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and 10:00-11:45 pm
Wednesday, July 4, 9:30 am – 1:00pm and 10:00-11:45 pm
Thursday, July 5, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Friday, July 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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