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Chapter Programs 2014–2015

  Joey Fala, organist
  Joey Fala
  McNeil Robinson, Concert Organist
  McNeil Robinson

MONDAY • 8 SEPTEMBER 2014 • 5.30 pm

Joey Fala, Recitalist
Honoring McNeil Robinson

Brick Presbyterian Church
1140 Park Avenue at 91st Street
Host: Keith S. Tóth
Champagne Reception following

Joey Fala, winner of the chapter's 2013 playing competition, will present a recital on the magnificent Coignet-Cassavant organ of Brick Presbyterian Church. Following the recital will be a champagne reception honoring the career of McNeil Robinson, beloved chapter member, renowned organist, and master teacher. Stephen Tharp will lead a conversation with McNeil, whose legendary stories are sure to entertain us all. We hope you will plan to attend this memorable program and reception.

Admission: Free to NYC Chapter members; $20 general
  Paul Spicer, conductor
  Paul Spicer

TUESDAY • 21 OCTOBER 2013 • 6:00 PM

Conducting Master Class with Paul Spicer

Venue: TBA

Admission: Free to NYC Chapter members; $20 general

Paul Spicer, conductor of the UK-based Finzi Singers and teacher of choral conducting at the Royal College of Music in London, will lead a conducting master class on October 21st. Mr. Spicer
is legendary in his field, widely known as a conductor, and is the author of the seminal biography of Herbert Howells. The Chapter will provide a choir of volunteers and professionals, and we welcome applications from our members to act as the conducting "guinea pigs". Details about the venue will be published here when confirmed.


Presidents Day Conference

Music of the German Romantic Period
Admission: Free to NYC AGO Chapter members; all others $40 for the whole conference or $10 per session.
  Paul Jacobs, concert organist
  Paul Jacobs
  Isabelle Demers, Concert Organist
  Isabelle Demers