|Last updated: August 22, 2012|
Message from the Dean
|Welcome to the Lynchburg Chapter of the American Guild of Organists! We are a small but dedicated chapter of members who are interested in the organ, choirs, and church music. Our group includes full-time career church musicians, part-time church musicians, retired musicians, new church musicians, and retired musicians. We would like to have a presence in every church and college in Lynchburg and the surrounding area. If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join us as a guest at one of our meetings.
Peggy Haas Howell, Dean
|LYNCHBURG CHAPTER of AGO
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Is it Epiphany already?!? Dinner provided by Grace Memorial Episcopal Church followed by anthem sharing
for the season of Epiphany.
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
Saturday, October 13, 10:30 a.m.
Women composers for the organ
Organ workshop by Christa Rakich
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Monday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
Adding subtle spice to your hymn playing
Organ workshop by Todd Wilson
St. John's Episcopal Church
Tuesday, January 22, 7:30 p.m.
A hands-on introduction to music notation software
Music technology workshop by Johnson Scott
Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 p.m.
The Organs of Cavaille-Coll
A DVD documentary about the life and work of Aristede Cavaille-Coll
Friday, April 26-Sunday, April 28
English Choral Festival with guest conductor, martin Neary
cosponsored with St. John's, St. Paul's, and Cantate
rehearsal times TBA
April 28, 4:00 p.m.
English Choral Festival Concert
May 28, 6:00 p.m.
Diobolus in Musica: Not just the tritone
Dr. William McIntosh, guest speaker
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
|Region III, District IV
Chapter Number 329
Dean, Peggy Haas Howell 2011-2013
Sub-Dean, Harvey Huiner 2011-2013
Treasurer, Membership officer, Miriam Taylor 2012-2014
Secretary, Raymond Weidner 2010-2014
Newsletter Editor, Jane Montgomery 2000-2012
Members-at Large, J. William Greene 2012-2014
Betty Spruill 2010-2012
Contact Miriam Taylor, Membership Officer at email@example.com, tel: 434-384-3457
Peggy Haas Howell, Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org,
tel: 434-528-1138, ext. 20
for information on becoming a member.
Harvey D. Huiner, MM, PhD
Sonna Seipp, BFA
SUBSTITUTE MUSICIANS - AN AGO GUIDE FOR FEES
Single service (organist only or director only, no separate rehearsal), $100-$225 - travel distance is to be considered
Additional services (organist or director only) not requiring additional preparation, $50-$125
Single service (organist-director combination, no separate rehearsal), $150-$275
Additional services (organist-director combination) not requiring additional preparation, $75-$175
Rehearsal fees range from $25-$100/hour, depending on whether the substitute is organist only, director only, or organist-director combination and the preparation required
Service fees are $100-$350 (service only)
Wedding rehearsal with bridal party is $50-$100/hour.
Additional rehearsals are $30-$50/hour.
Service fees are $100-$225 (service only)
Employers and job seekers are invited to post and search listings of available positions on the Guild's National Website.
Peggy Haas Howell
434-528-1138, ext. 20 (w); 434-528-0465 (h)
Treasurer and Membership Officer
J. William Greene
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|Pipedreams: www.pipedreams.org – Sunday evening broadcasts are available here by Tuesdays; extensive archive of past programs; many useful links to other sites.
Organ Historical Society: www.organsociety.com – includes the extensive OHS Catalog of organ and choral CD’s, books, scores, videos, including theatre organ CD’s, along with information about OHS and its conventions.
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