Archives for September 2016

Church Music Institute Creates eLibrary of over 10,000 Sacred Choral Titles

In 2015, conversations began about the possibility of the CMI eLibrary becoming a membership benefit to members of AGO. Funding was sought and obtained for a pilot project; considerations among the appropriate levels of approval needed within AGO were initiated and completed. In early 2016, a pilot project for CMI and the AGO to offer access to the eLibrary was begun through the national office to chapters in Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Atlanta. Enrollment processes were honed, and access was provided; at this writing, dozens of AGO members and their colleagues are experimenting with the eLibrary as we look forward with hope to offering all AGO members this benefit in 2017. Please read  the full article in the July 2016 issue of … [Read more...]

September 2016 TAO Chapter News

All reports received are published. Reports (not newsletters) from chapters may be emailed to • Include name of chapter, date of event, and city or town in which it took place. • Report recent activities only; do not list future events. • Include names of active participants who are AGO members. • Photos: Only unmodified high-resolution TIFF or JPG files (300 dpi) are acceptable for electronic submissions (send as attachments). • Deadline for this column was July 1 (two months prior to issue date). Northeast Region Greater Bridgeport, CT April 9, the chapter presented a workshop by clinicians Peter and Mary Alice Amidon at the University of Bridgeport, hosted by music faculty member Frank Martignetti. • June 12, … [Read more...]

Atlanta, Georgia hosts one of 8 Pipe Organ Encounter events in 2016

Atlanta, Georgia was the site of a POE directed by Nicole Marane, director of the AGO National Committee on Pipe Organ Encounters. The students were photographed  from the chancel of Peachtree United Methodist Church in Atlanta. A full report of this and other Pipe Organ Encounter events will appear in the December, 2016 issue of The American Organist. (PHOTO CREDIT: Bush Enos) … [Read more...]