2018 – 2019 Chapter Programs

Our next Program:


BE NOT AFRAID! PRACTICAL TIPS FOR IMPROVISATION
Organ Improvisation Masterclass with Jeffrey Smith

Tuesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM
River Road Presbyterian Church
8960 River Road Richmond, VA 23229

Please join us on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM, for our second gathering of the 2018-19 program year. Dr. Jeffrey Smith of St. Paul’s Epis-copal Church, K Street, Washington DC will lead us in a masterclass of organ improvisation. We have three brave volunteers: Ryan Tibbetts, Jacob Temple, and Charles Lindsey, who will perform in the masterclass. Dr. Smith will also have some handouts available with practical tips for anyone and any level! We hope to see you there.

6:00 PM Gathering
6:30 PM Dinner ($12)
7:00 PM Meeting
7:30 PM Program

Reservations: Reservations are required for all meals. Please contact Paul Honaker at paul.honaker@comcast.net by Friday, October 5 at 5:00 PM to reserve a meal. Please note that each reservation will be confirmed by return email. If the reservation is not confirmed, please call 804-272-0036 (home) to verify your reservation. If you make a reservation and are unable to attend, you will be responsible for payment.

Jeffrey Smith has served Saint Paul’s from 1992 to 2004 and was reappointed in 2017. He was previously on the faculty of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and Director of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington and Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. He holds a doctorate from Yale University and is a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists, the Royal School of Church Music, and the Guild of Church Musicians.

Upcoming programs:

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00 AM 
Centenary United Methodist Church
Playing Masterclass with Dr. Kola Owolabi (University of Michigan).

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7:30 PM
Cannon Chapel, University of Richmond
“Rudolf von Beckerath, His American Instruments and their Influence”
presented by Russell Weissman (DC)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 7:00 PM
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
Members’ Recital: Music of England and France

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
“Henry Erben and the St. Paul’s Organ”
lecture by Bill Van Pelt
performances by Dr. Christopher Reynolds,
Bruce Stevens, and Grant  Hellmers

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Goochland
Scholarship Winners Recital

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