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October 2013
Enjoy organ music in its infinite variety each week on PIPEDREAMS from American Public Media, heard Sundays at Midnight on Classical WQXR-105.9 FM, New York City. PIPEDREAMS is also available OnDemand at www.pipedreams.org. For more information: www.wqxr.org/programs/pipedreams.

Unless otherwise noted, each event is in Manhattan.

October 1 — Tuesday

7:00 pm. Robert Plimpton (San Diego, Calif.), organ. Robert Elmore Centenary Organ recital. Works by: Elmore, Yon, and Bingham. St. Vincent Ferrer Church, Lexington Ave./66th St. Free-will offering. 212-744-2080.

October 2 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

October 3 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility CANCELED

8.00 pm. New York Avant-Garde. American Symphony Orchestra; Leon Botstein, conductor; Blair McMillen, piano; Randolph Bowman, flute; Stephen Tharp, organ. Antheil: A Jazz Symphony (1925 version); Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra; Copland: Symphony for Organ and Orchestra; Ruggles: Men and Mountains; Varèse: Amériques (1922 version). Carnegie Hall, 57th St./ Seventh Ave. $12.50 – $50. 212-247-7800. Handicapped accessible facility

October 4 — Friday

11.00–11.30 pm. Post-Theatre Fridays. Mark Pacoe (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

October 5 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

October 6 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Silent Film accompanied by Bernie Anderson, Jr., organ. The Garden State Theatre Organ Society presents the UCLA restored version of Mary Pickford in "My Best Girl" (1929) with an added short of Charley Chase in "Movie Night" and a sing-along. Loew's Jersey Theatre, 54 Journal Square, Jersey City, N.Y. $12 (adults), $10 (children and seniors). 201-798-6055. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Rick Erickson (New York, N.Y.), organ. Inaugural Recital on the new II/9 Kegg Pipe Organ. Works by Bach, Vierne, Boehm and others. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville, N.Y. Free-will offering. 914-769-1559. Handicapped accessible facility

4.30 pm. Mark Peterson (Int. Organist & Dir. of Music), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Daniel Beckwith (Assist. Organist), organ. Temple Emanu-El, Fifth Ave./65th St. Free. 212-744-1400. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. John Scott (Organist & Dir. of Music), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

October 9 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

October 10 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

October 11 — Friday

11.00–11.30 pm. Post-Theatre Fridays. Ray Nagem (New York, N.Y.), organ. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

October 12 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.30 pm. Second Saturday Organ Series: Joe Arndt (Newark, N.J.), organ. (Preceding Mass at 5.15 pm). Church of Saint Agnes, 143 E. 43rd St. (Lexington/Third Aves.). Sugg. donation: $10. 412-951-7441. Handicapped accessible facility

October 13 — Sunday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.40 pm. Alistair Reid (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Richard Spotts (Doylestown, Pa.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Benjamin Sheen (Assist. Organist), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

October 15 — Tuesday

5.30 pm. Michael Hey (The Juilliard School), organ. Followed by Organbuilder Knowledge Database program with John Bishop and Sebastian Glück. Church of the Incarnation (Episcopal), 209 Madison Ave./35th St. NYC Chapter Event: Free to NYC AGO Members; $20 general. 212-689-6350.

October 16 — Wednesday

1.00 pm. Pipes at One. Daniel Brondel (New York, N.Y.), organ. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway at Fulton St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Great Music in a Great Space. Kent Tritle (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets: $45, $25. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Gail Archer (New York, N.Y.), organ. St. Agnes Cathedral, 29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre, N.Y. Sugg. donation: $15, $10. 516.764.9578. Handicapped accessible facility

October 17 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

October 18 — Friday

7.00 pm. Olivier Latry (Paris, France), organ. Dedication of the restored III/25 Geo. Kilgen & Son organ (1933, Op. 5163). Hymns; Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor; Franck: Prelude, fugue and variation; Widor: Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 5; Requested piece from Twitter; Vierne: Feux Follets; Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre. Our Lady of Refuge Church, 2020 Foster Ave./Ocean Ave., Brooklyn. Tickets: $25 - $35. 718-434-2090. Handicapped accessible facility

11.00–11.30 pm. Post-Theatre Fridays. Chelsea Chen (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), organ. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

October 19 — Saturday

3.00 pm. Queens College & The American Guild of Organists Queens Chapter Present Organ Music of J.S. Bach. Eric Birk, Joyce Chen, Janet Chung, Noriko Kumada and John A. Wolfe, organists. LeFrak Hall at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing (Queens). Free. 717-253-2886. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

October 20 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Students from Mannes College, with guest organist Andrew Henderson. “Sounds of Change” – Music in Transition from the Baroque to the Present. Works by Schumann, Shostakovich, Messiaen, Ligeti & Peter Mennin. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. Sugg. donation: $20, $15 (students & 62+). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.40 pm. Elizabeth Hung Wong (Bronxville, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Victoria Sirota (Canon Pastor & Vicar), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Stephen Buzard (Assist. Organist), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

7.00 pm. Ben Model, organist, accompanies the silent film, "For Heaven's Sake" starring Harold Lloyd, plus three shorts. James Chapel – Union Theological Seminary. Free. Enter on Broadway at 121st Street. Handicapped accessible facility

October 22 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Ryan Kennedy and Griffin McMahon (New York, N.Y.), organists. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

12.30–1.00 pm. Midday Music Concerts. Brian Harlow (Morristown, N.J.), organ. Lübeck: Præludium E dur; Jacques van Oortmerssen: "Canzon (IV) in C" from Five Chorale Preludes; Nico Muhly: O Antiphon Preludes for Organ; J.S. Bach: Fuga in d, BWV 538. Church of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Sugg. donation: $5. 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

October 23 — Wednesday

1.00 pm. Pipes at One. Michael T. C. Hey (New York, N.Y.), organ. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway at Fulton St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

October 24 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

8.00 pm. Gateway Orchestra: Ida Angland, conductor; Claudia Dumschat (Dir. of Music), organ. Poulenc: Organ concerto in G minor; Brahms: Symphony No. 1; and Wagner: "Overture" to TannhäuserChurch of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Tickets: $35, $25 (senior), $15 (student). 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

October 25 — Friday

7:00 pm. Mark Bani (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. Works by Bach, Brahms, and Messiaen. St. Vincent Ferrer Church, Lexington Ave./66th St. Free-will offering. 212-744-2080.

7.00 and 10.00 pm. Halloween Extravaganza 2013. Timothy Brumfield, organ, accompanies the silent horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, followed by the Procession of the Ghouls with the Mettawee River Theater Company and their infernal puppets. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets: $20. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

11.00–11.30 pm. Post-Theatre Fridays. Christopher Jennings (New York, N.Y.), organ. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

October 26 — Saturday

3.00 pm. Bach at Saint Peter's. Walter Hilse, organ. Kuhnau: Biblical Sonata I, "David and Goliath"; J.S. Bach: Fantasia and Fuge in G Minor, BWV 542; Selections from Clavierübung III; Mendelssohn: Sonata III in A Major, Op. 65, No. 3. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lexington Ave./54th St. Tickets: $20 general; $15 seniors/students/AGO members. 212-935-2200. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

7.00 pm. Metropolis (1927) by Fritz Lang, silent film accompanied by organist Ishmael Wallace. Halloween Organ Fundraiser. St. Mary Episcopal Church, 521 W. 126th St./Old Broadway. Tickets: $20 at the door; $15 in advance; $15 (students and seniors at the door). Refreshments available. 212-864-4013.

7.00 pm. The Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney, with organ accompaniment by Mark Herman. Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn. Tickets: $15 (adults), $10 (teens & seniors), $5 (12 and under). Suggested minimum age: 8. Halloween disco party reception follows. Costumes encouraged. 203-869-6600, x 23. Handicapped accessible facility

October 27 — Sunday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.40 pm. Daniel Kirk-Foster (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Nancianne Parrella (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Charles Kennedy (Birmingham, Ala.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

October 30 — Wednesday

1.00 pm. Pipes at One. Janet Yieh (Assist. Organist), organ. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway at Fulton St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Great Music in a Great Space. Thomas Murray (New Haven, Conn.), organ. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets: $45, $25. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

October 31 — Thursday (All Hallows' Eve)

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

8.00 pm. The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with organ accompaniment by J. David Williams (Dir. of Music). Come in costume! Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Ave./85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. $10 (adults), $5 (children). (718) 625-7515. Handicapped accessible facility