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Presidents Day Conference

An American in Paris: Nineteenth-Century French Organ Music
Ray Nagem, organist
Ray Nagem
Renée Anne Louprette, organist
Renée Anne Louprette
Jeremy Filsell
Jeremy Filsell
Pre-Conference Recital:

SUNDAY • 14 FEBRUARY 2016 • 5.00 PM

Recital by Ray Nagem
(following Choral Evensong at 4:00 PM)

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Map to Peachtree Road United Methodist Church - Atlanta, GA
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
Hosts: Kent Tritle and Ray Nagem

Admission: Free

MONDAY • 15 FEBRUARY 2016 • 9.30 AM – 6.15 PM

Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
Map to Peachtree Road United Methodist Church - Atlanta, GA
980 Park Avenue at 84th Street
Host: K. Scott Warren

Free to NYC AGO Chapter members; $40 general

9.30 AM
  Coffee and Breakfast (catered)
10.00 AM
  Recital by Renée Anne Louprette
10.45 AM
  Lecture by Professor Gundula Kreuzer
12.15 PM
  Lunch on your own
1.30 PM
  Master Class by Dr. Matthew Lewis
3.15 PM
  Lecture by Sebastian M. Glück
5.00 PM
  Recital by Jeremy Filsell
Gundula Kreuzer   Dr. Matthew Lewis, organist & conductor   Sebastian M. Glück
Gundula Kreuzer   Dr. Matthew Lewis   Sebastian M. Glück

  Daniel Roth (photo credit: Sjaak Verboom)
  photo credit: Sjaak Verboom

Daniel Roth Wins the 2015 International Performer of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that Daniel Roth will receive the NYC Chapter's 2015 International Performer of the Year Award. Daniel Roth is the organiste titulaire of the Grand Orgue in the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, a position he has held since 1985. His virtuosity as an organist is well-known throughout the world, and he is also a prolific composer. The presentation of the award will take place at a future date; details will be announced when they are finalized. More...

2015 Regional Competition Winners

  David L. Ball, organist
  David L. Ball
  Colin MacKnight
  Colin MacKnight, AAGO

The NYC Chapter is extremely proud to announce that we have TWO winners of the AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists!

On June 24, 2015, David L. Ball won first place in the 2015 North Central AGO/Quimby Regional Competition held at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, Missouri. A native of St. Louis, David studies with Mr. Paul Jacobs as a graduate organ student at The Juilliard School. David serves as the Assistant Musician at St. Malachy’s - The Actors’ Chapel in Times Square, and, when in St. Louis, serves as the Assistant Musician at St. Luke the Evangelist Church. David will perform as a "Rising Star" at the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston, Texas.

And then, on June 27th, Colin MacKnight won first place in the 2015 Northeast AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists that took place at Christ Church, Episcopal in New Haven, Connecticut. Colin is a student of Paul Jacobs at The Juilliard School, and is Organ Scholar at Church of the Resurrection in Manhattan. In June of 2014, Colin was awarded the Associate certification of the American Guild of Organists. Colin won first prize in our chapter competition on March 21st, and will perform as a "Rising Star" at the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston.

NYC Metro Area Concert Calendar

A diversity of concerts and recitals are offered in the metropolitan area throughout the year. Check out the Concert Calendar pages to see listings. More...


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