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2012-2014

 

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Sheri Peterson

 

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Jack Stoneman

 

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Jennifer Morgan

 

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Miranda Wilcox

 

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DeeAnn Stone

 

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Lori Serr, CAGO

 

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Mark Clark

 

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Judy Wright

 

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Kymberly Stone

 

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Florence Hawkinson

Carol Dean

Linda Rehart

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UpCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS

 

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OTHER EVENTS AND RECITALS
 

August 5-8, 2014 - BYU Organ Workshop, http://organworkshop.byu.edu

 

Highlights: Organ Recital featuring students of the late Douglas E. Bush, Hymn Sing by members of UVAGO, Open Console night at Temple Square; full array of classes for beginning to advanced students. Registration closes July 22 but walk-ons welcome.

 

August 22 (Friday) - Classical 89 is pleased to present “Organ Fest VII” in The Cathedral of the Madeleine on August 22. The concert, now in its seventh year, features organists from the Salt Lake Tabernacle – Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen, Andrew Unsworth, Bonnie Goodliffe, and Linda Margetts and the newly appointed organist at The Cathedral of the Madeleine, Gabriele Terrone, presenting a program in honor of a recently departed colleague, organist Douglas E. Bush.

 

The concert is free and will be presented at The Cathedral of the Madeleine at 331 E. South Temple in Salt Lake City on Friday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m. Information about “Organ Fest VII” at www.classical89.org or contact Christine Nokleby, Classical 89 Marketing Manager, at 801-422-8490 or christine.nokleby@byu.edu.

 

September 5 (Friday) -  Gabriel Dessauer (cantor and organist at St. Bonifatius in Wiesbaden, Germany; organ faculty at the Musikhochschule Rheinland-Pfalz), Recital, Tabernacle, Temple Square, 7:30 pm

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AGO National Convention

Boston, June 23-27, 2014

 

The National Convention offers:

 

·         Fifty concerts by thirty-seven performers, featuring internationally acclaimed musicians, Boston’s rich choral heritage, many new instruments, and our famous landmark organs.

 

·         Eight finely crafted worship services in a wide variety of styles, featuring music from Renaissance polyphony to Duke Ellington;

 

·         Ninety workshops and master classes on a vast array of topics;

 

·         Fifty-two scholarly research papers;

 

·          Fourteen commissioned works;

 

·         Ten reading sessions of choral and organ music;

 

·         More than one hundred exhibitors;

 

·         Two national competitions and opportunities to hear previous competition winners;

 

·         An opportunity to explore one of this nation’s greatest cities.

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To register, click here. 

 

AGO Pipe Organ Encounters

 

The traditional Pipe Organ Encounter:

 

·         Is a 4-5 day event organized by a local AGO chapter under the sponsorship of the national organization. It introduces participants to the world of the pipe organ.

 

·         Is a national program sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.  Students are admitted to POEs on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of attendance at prior POEs, and regardless of state or country of residence, as long as they meet the following eligibility guidelines: Students should be aged 13-18, be interested in the pipe organ, and have piano or organ proficiency ranging from early intermediate to advanced.

 

·         Provides an opportunity for students to have individual and group instruction in the basic rudiments of pipe organ technique and service playing.

 

·         Provides a general overview of organ literature, history, pipe organ construction and design, improvisation and other related topics.

 

·         Provides an opportunity for participation in ecumenical worship, so as to experience the role of the sacred musician.

 

·         Most of all, provides a unique opportunity for participants to meet and interact with peers who have similar interests.

 

For information about the POE at Colorado State University on June 8-13, 2014, click here.  

 

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TWO TRANSCRIPTIONS FOR ORGAN

ORGAN - SET 2

Clay Christiansen again lends his expert touch to settings of Bach's Air on the G String, and Handel's Prelude to Suite in D.

 

 

 

2014 SUPER SATURDAY HANDOUTS

 

·         Sheri Peterson - Classical Organ Repertoire for Church Organists

 

·         Jon Skidmore - Confidence? or Confidence!

 

·         Mike Carson – Hymn-Playing Checklist for Organists

·         Kymberly Stone – Pedal Technique Checkpoints

 

·         Kymberly Stone – Pedal Techniques

 

·         Kymberly Stone – Pedal Orientation

 

·         Alena Hall – Creating Prelude Music using the LDS Hymnal

 

·         Parley Belnap – Emerging Preparedness for Pianists

 

·         Don Cook – Internet Resources for Organists

 

·         Carol Dean - Miscellaneous Registration Principles for Service Playing

 

·         Carol Dean - Registration Shorthand/Suggestions for Hymn Registrations, Johannus Stop Lists

 

·         Carol Dean- Registration Shorthand/Suggestions for Hymn Registration, Allen Stop List

 

·         Carol Dean - Registration Shorthand/Suggestions for Hymn Registrations, Rodgers Stop List

 

·         Carol Dean - Registration Types

 

·         Jay Goodliffe – Effective Practice

 

·         Jay Goodliffe – Hymn Sing

 

·         Lella Pomeroy - Repertoire Resources

 

·         Lella Pomeroy - Organ Console

 

·         Bonnie Goodliffe (Keynote address) - Surviving 30+ years at the Tabernacle

 

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Bonnie Goodliffe, keynote address speaker

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Dear Chapter Members and Friends,

 

I am pleased to announce that our good friend and mentor, Don Cook, has won the AGO National Election and will serve as the new Councillor for Education, effective July 1, 2014.  He will do a magnificent job!  I am absolutely thrilled!  Don brings a lot of educational experience to this position and will represent the AGO well. 

 

Please join me in congratulating him! 

 

Sincerely,

 

Sheri Peterson

UVAGO Dean

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DOUGLAS E. BUSH

MEMORIAL RECITAL

 

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THE DEAN’S MESSAGE

and a link to the latest newsletter

 

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SUPER SATURDAY HANDOUTS ARCHIVE

 

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ORGAN TEACHERS

 

Contact DeeAnn Stone if you’d like your name added to the list.

 

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CHAPTER PHOTOS

(See recent photos from the April 26, 2014 Super Saturday)

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 “Richard Purvis, Organist of Grace”

by James Welch

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Be sure to check back often for updates

Website last updated July 2, 2014

 

Contact DeeAnn Stone, website editor at dstone@uvago.org, if you have something you would like to have included on the website, i.e. recitals, lectures, musical items for sale, helpful hints, quotes, links to other music-related websites, etc.